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This Ann Marlowe essay, "The Picture Awaits: The Birth of Modern Counterinsurgency," is worth reading.  I am also reading the just published,  A Question of Command: Counterinsurgency from the Civil War to Iraq, by Mark Moyar, which taken a different view.
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For a more personal in depth look at counterinsurgency that isn't necessarily strategic, as told by an enlisted marine from my home town who happened to get into enough trouble to earn a Navy Cross and live to tell about, check out Shadow of the Sword by Jeremiah Workman.

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