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Varieties of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Iraq, 2003-2009 offers a useful analytical framework for understanding how and why rebellions either grow or diminish. This case study was created to focus on two specific challenges that operators and practitioners faced in Iraq: how to understand the actors and the complex irregular warfare environment; and how to manage interaction, adaptation, and reassessment in irregular warfare.
United States Naval War College, Center on Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups
Newport, Rhode Island
Counterinsurgency, Iraq War, United States Naval War College
Lindsay, Jon and Petersen, Roger, "Varieties of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Iraq, 2003–2009" (2012). CIWAG Case Studies. 10.