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Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency.

By: Johnson, Thomas.
Contributor(s): Zellen, Barry.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (299 p.).ISBN: 9780804789219.Subject(s): Afghan War, 2001- -- Social aspects | Afghanistan -- Social life and customs | Counterinsurgency -- Afghanistan | Counterinsurgency | Culture | Military intelligence -- Afghanistan | Military intelligenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Culture, Conflict, and CounterinsurgencyDDC classification: 958.104 | 958.104/71 | 958.10471 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Contents ""; ""Introduction ""; ""Part I: Culture and Conflict: From Theory to Methodology ""; ""Chapter 1: Incorporating Cultural Intelligence into Joint Intelligence: Cultural Intelligence and Ethnograpic Intelligence Theory by Alexi JD Gavriel ""; ""Chapter 2: The Use of Evolutionary Theory in Modeling Culture and Cultural Conflict by Marc W. D. Tyrrell ""; ""Chapter 3: Employing Data Fusion in Cultural Analysis and COIN in Tribal Systems by Steffen Merten ""; ""Part II: Culture and Conflict: From Methodology to Practice; Lessons from Afghanistan ""
""Chapter 4: Weapons of the Not So Weak in Afghanistan: Pashtun Agrarian Structure and Tribal Organization by Thomas J. Barfield """"Chapter 5: Religious Figures, Insurgency, and Jihad in Southern Afghanistan by Thomas H. Johnson""; ""Chapter 6: The Durand Line: Tribal Politics and Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations by Feroz Hassan Khan ""; ""Chapter 7: The Maneuver Company in Afghanistan: Establishing Counterinsurgency Priorities at the District Level by Michael R. Fenzel ""
""Chapter 8: Developing an IO Environmental Assessment in Khost Province, Afghanistan: Information Operations at Provincial Reconstruction Team Khost in 2008 by Robert J. Bebber """"Chapter 9: Implementing a Balanced Counterinsurgency Strategy in Northeast Afghanistan, May 2007�July 2008 by Nathan R. Springer ""; ""Chapter 10: Conclusion by Thomas H. Johnson and Barry Scott Zellen ""; ""Bibliography ""; ""Index ""
Summary: The authors of Culture, Conflict and Counterinsurgency contend that an enduring victory can still be achieved in Afghanistan. However, to secure it we must better understand the cultural foundations of the continuing conflicts that rage across Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan, and shift our strategy from an attritional engagement to a smarter war plan that embraces these cultural dimensions.They examine the nexus of culture, conflict, and strategic intervention, and attempt to establish if culture is important in a national security and foreign policy context, and to explore how cultural p
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""Contents ""; ""Introduction ""; ""Part I: Culture and Conflict: From Theory to Methodology ""; ""Chapter 1: Incorporating Cultural Intelligence into Joint Intelligence: Cultural Intelligence and Ethnograpic Intelligence Theory by Alexi JD Gavriel ""; ""Chapter 2: The Use of Evolutionary Theory in Modeling Culture and Cultural Conflict by Marc W. D. Tyrrell ""; ""Chapter 3: Employing Data Fusion in Cultural Analysis and COIN in Tribal Systems by Steffen Merten ""; ""Part II: Culture and Conflict: From Methodology to Practice; Lessons from Afghanistan ""

""Chapter 4: Weapons of the Not So Weak in Afghanistan: Pashtun Agrarian Structure and Tribal Organization by Thomas J. Barfield """"Chapter 5: Religious Figures, Insurgency, and Jihad in Southern Afghanistan by Thomas H. Johnson""; ""Chapter 6: The Durand Line: Tribal Politics and Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations by Feroz Hassan Khan ""; ""Chapter 7: The Maneuver Company in Afghanistan: Establishing Counterinsurgency Priorities at the District Level by Michael R. Fenzel ""

""Chapter 8: Developing an IO Environmental Assessment in Khost Province, Afghanistan: Information Operations at Provincial Reconstruction Team Khost in 2008 by Robert J. Bebber """"Chapter 9: Implementing a Balanced Counterinsurgency Strategy in Northeast Afghanistan, May 2007�July 2008 by Nathan R. Springer ""; ""Chapter 10: Conclusion by Thomas H. Johnson and Barry Scott Zellen ""; ""Bibliography ""; ""Index ""

The authors of Culture, Conflict and Counterinsurgency contend that an enduring victory can still be achieved in Afghanistan. However, to secure it we must better understand the cultural foundations of the continuing conflicts that rage across Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan, and shift our strategy from an attritional engagement to a smarter war plan that embraces these cultural dimensions.They examine the nexus of culture, conflict, and strategic intervention, and attempt to establish if culture is important in a national security and foreign policy context, and to explore how cultural p

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Thomas H. Johnson is Research Professor in the National Security Affairs Department of the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Director of the Program for Culture & Conflict Studies, and a Senior Research Associate in the NPS Center for Contemporary Conflict. Barry Scott Zellen is an author, editor, and theorist specializing in tribal issues. His books include The Art of War in an Asymmetric World: Strategy for the Post-Cold War World and Breaking the Ice: From Land Claims to Tribal Sovereignty in the Arctic . He is a Senior Fellow of the Anchorage-based Institute of the North.

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