Counterinsurgency in Crisis: Britain and the Challenges of Modern Warfare (Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare)

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The British military--long considered the masters of counterinsurgency--encountered significant problems in Iraq and Afghanistan when confronted with insurgent violence. In their effort to apply the principles and doctrines of past campaigns, they failed to prevent Basra and Helmand from descending into lawlessness, criminality, and violence.
 
By juxtaposing the deterioration of these situations against Britain's celebrated legacy of counterinsurgency, this investigation identifies both the contributions and limitations of traditional tactics in such settings, exposing a disconcerting gap between ambitions and resources, intent and commitment. Building upon this detailed account of the Basra and Helmand campaigns, this volume conducts an unprecedented assessment of British military institutional adaptation in response to operations gone awry. In calling attention to the enduring effectiveness of insurgent methods and the threat posed by under-governed spaces, Ucko and Egnell underscore the need for military organizations to acquire new skills for meeting the likely irregular challenges of future wars.

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The British military encountered significant problems in Iraq and Afghanistan when they tried to suppress insurgent violence, and their effort to apply the principles and doctrines of past wars failed to prevent Basra and Helmand from descending into violence. By juxtaposing the deterioration of these campaigns against Britain's celebrated legacy of counterinsurgency, this investigation identifies both the contributions and limitations of traditional tactics in such settings, exposing a disconcerting gap between ambitions and resources, intent and commitment. Building upon this detailed account of the Basra and Helmand campaigns, the volume conducts an unprecedented assessment of the British military's institutional response to operations gone awry. In calling attention to the enduring prevalence of insurgent methods, Counterinsurgency in Crisis underscores the need for military organizations and governments alike to anticipate and prepare for the irregular wars of tomorrow.

About the Author:

David H. Ucko is associate professor at the College of International Security Affairs, National Defense University, and an adjunct fellow at the Department of War Studies, King's College London.
Robert Egnell is visiting associate professor and director of teaching in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University.

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