Review of Jeremy’s Insurgency and Counterinsurgency

Staff Sgt. Brian Darling reviews Jeremy’s Insurgency and Counterinsurgency. A Global History for the Army University Press. Extract below:
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“Jeremy Black’s recent book is much more than a comprehensive history of insurgency and counterinsurgency operations. Insurgency and Counterinsurgency reads almost like an index of small wars and the essential supplemental reading pertaining to them. In the preface, the author invokes Carl von Clausewitz, pointing out that insurgencies and counterinsurgencies are also an extension of politics. The book then moves from continent to continent and between historical periods at a machine-gun pace.”

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