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Author Gleis, Joshua L.

Title Withdrawing under fire : lessons learned from Islamist insurgencies / Joshua L. Gleis
Edition First edition
Published Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 239 pages) : illustrations
Contents The evolution of irregular warfare -- The British withdrawal from Iraq, 1920s -- The French withdrawal from Algeria, 1962 -- The Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan, 1989 -- The U.S. withdrawal from Somalia, 1994 -- The Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon, 2000 -- The Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, 2005 -- Lessons learned and recommendations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Asymmetric warfare -- Case studies.
Counterinsurgency -- Case studies.
Disengagement (Military science) -- Case studies.
Insurgency -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- Case studies
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
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