" The U. S. ArmyMarine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual" is a University of Chicago reprint of the military issue version, with the addition of an excellent foreward by John Nagl and a provocative introductory essay by Sarah Sewall. The Army and Marine Corps released a new field manual today to provide guidance to ground forces in order to achieve success in current and future counterinsurgency operations. An attempt by our military to redefine itself in the aftermath of 911 and the new world of international terrorism, The U.
S. Army Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual will play a vital role in American military campaigns for years to come. This is a reprint of the ArmyMarine CounterInsurgency (COIN) manual.
But this book is more then a reprint and is worth the money just for the multiple forewords and the Introduction to this edition. Either way, the manuals critics recognize a singular fact: The new counterinsurgency doctrine represents a near total rethinking of the way the United States should wage war. But such a Foreword This manual is designed to fill a doctrinal gap. It has been 20 years since the U. S. Army published a manual devoted to counterinsurgency operations, and Field Manual (FM) 324 Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 333.
5 provides doctrine for Army and Marine units that are countering an insurgency. It provides a doctrinal foundation for counterinsurgency. An attempt by our military to redefine itself in the aftermath of 911 and the new world of international terrorism, The U. S. Army Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual will play a vital role in American military campaigns for years to come.
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It is fair to say that in 2003, most Army officers knew more about the U. S. Civil War than they did about counterinsurgency.