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- See also changes related to Counterinsurgency, or pages that link to Counterinsurgency or to this page or whose text .
- Insurgency : A wide range of political and military actions intended to change a government, through means considered illegal by that government.
- James Amos : General, United States Marine Corps; 31st and current Assistant Commandant; coauthor of principal U.S. counterinsurgency doctrine
- Anthony Cordesman : Center for Strategic and International Studies; Board of Editors, Middle East Quarterly
- Nathaniel Fick : President and previously Chief Operating Officer Center for a New American Security;counterinsurgency theorist; United States Marine Corps officer in the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars ; Visiting Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
- David Kilcullen : A former Australian infantry officer with a doctorate in the study of insurgency and history, he is an advisor on counterinsurgency to the Australian and U.S. governments. His models draw a sharp distinction between the tactic of terror, and the conduct of wars that make use of that tactic. Board of Advisors, Center for a New American Security
- Edward Lansdale : A U.S. Air Force general on assignment to the CIA, key counterinsurgency advisor to Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay, involved in French Indochina and South Vietnam 1954-1960, although lost influence in U.S. policymaking through bureaucratic infighting
- John Nagl : President of the Center for a New American Security; member of the Defense Policy Board,a Visiting Professor in the War Studies Department at Kings College of London, member Council on Foreign Relations, International Institute for Strategic Studies; retired lieutenant colonel, United States Army; combat experience in Gulf War and Iraq War
- David Petraeus : General, U.S. Army, presently commanding United States Central Command after having the senior command in Iraq, long associated with counterinsurgency doctrine
- Sarah Sewall : Director of the Program on National Security and Human Rights and lecturer in international affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government; headed the Barack Obama Transitions National Security Agency Review; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Assistance. From 1983-1996, she served as Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell on the Democratic Policy Committee and the Senate Arms Control Observer Group; coauthor of Field Manual 3-24: Counterinsurgency; Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee and the Center for Naval Analyses; Rhodes Scholar; Advisory council, Center for a New American Security
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- Andrew Bacevich : American historian and military analyst; retired U.S. Army colonel; critic of counterinsurgency doctrine
- Gian Gentile : Colonel in the United States Army, a theoretician and combat commander who is concerned that the Army is overemphasizing counterinsurgency to the detriment of other capabilities, and, at a broader strategic level, can use the military to solve virtually any world problem