Field Manual 3-24: Counterinsurgency/Related Articles
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- Insurgency : A wide range of political and military actions intended to change a government, through means considered illegal by that government.
- United States Army : Branch of the United States Armed Forces with the principal responsibility of conducting large-scale ground combat
- United States Marine Corps : A branch of the United States Armed Forces, with primary responsibilities as naval infantry and in amphibious warfare, are organized in Marine Air-Ground Task Forces capable of serving as up to corps headquarters with integrated close air support
- Vietnam War : A post-colonial independence/Cold War conflict between communist North Vietnam against South Vietnam, assisted by the United States (1955-1975), to unify Vietnam; won by North Vietnam in 1975.
- Afghanistan War (2001-) : Beginning on October 7, 2001, in response to the 9-11 attacks, military operations against the Taliban and al-Qaeda by United States and NATO forces
- Iraq War, insurgency : The period of the Iraq War following the end of major combat operations, and the beginning of significant guerrilla warfare in July - August 2003.
- James Amos : General, United States Marine Corps; 31st and current Assistant Commandant; coauthor of principal U.S. counterinsurgency doctrine
- Andrew Bacevich : American historian and military analyst; retired U.S. Army colonel; critic of counterinsurgency doctrine
- Center for a New American Security : A fairly new national security think tank, the founders of which are now in the Obama administration; some of the new senior members have significant field counterinsurgency experience
- Andrew Exum : A Fellow with the Center for a New American Security, who has done fieldwork in Lebanon, served as a U.S. Army infantry officer in Afghanistan and Iraq, and worked in evaluation for United States Central Command
- Robert Gates : U.S. Secretary of Defense in the Obama and George W. Bush Administrations; Member, Iraq Study Group; former Director of Central Intelligence
- 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
- Stanley McChrystal : General, United States Army; senior Western military officer in Afghanistan, commanding the International Security Assistance Force and United States Forces-Afghanistan; professional background in special operations including heading the Joint Special Operations Command and 75th Ranger Regiment; previously Military Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
- 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
- Ray Odierno : General, United States Army, commanding Multi-National Force-Iraq; commanded 4th Infantry Division (U.S.) at end of major combat of the 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