The Counterinsurgency Challenge: A Parable of Leadership and Decision Making in Modern Conflict

Christopher D Kolenda Foreword by General Stanley A McChrystal (US Army, Retired, ISBN 13: 9789381089194, Year : 2012, Rs. 695 Rs. 625 (Free shipping within India only. No extras for postage and handling. )

* Instruction on the best ways to command a counterinsurgency operation, presented in the form of a parable in which a fictional commander participates in virtual reality simulations of various fictional combat situations that include elements of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan * Explores the likely consequences of a range of command decisions based on lessons learned in current wars * Emphasises the need for a new approach to counterinsurgency operations, one not based on the standards of conventional warfare