The Thai Way of Counterinsurgency

The Thai Way of Counterinsurgency

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This book describes Thai counterinsurgency (COIN) strategies, operations, and tactics for three wars ranging from 1965-present. Some of its highlights: - Provides an insider's view of 50 years of Thai national security and Irregular Warfare (IW) decision-making in a way that no book has previously done - Profiles the war against communist insurgents (1965-85); southern separatists (1980-1998); and southern separatists/Islamist jihadists (2004-present/2014) - Discuses major Thai defense and political personalities and the impact of their leadership - Contains lessons RE: strategizing and executing IW/COIN, including successes and failures - Covers military, political, and economic operations in detail - Based on IW monitoring and operations planning model devised by the author - Especially relevant for America's "Asia pivot" and understanding Thailand, Southeast Asia, and China
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  • Paperback | 478 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 24mm | 635g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1497395704
  • 9781497395701
  • 1,742,691

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