Penguin: Two Al Qaeda Book Reviews — Bunches of Guys Losing the Deep Battle of Ideas? + Celebration of Max Manwaring

Worth a read, key insights apart from the summary of the books’ contents. Bunches of Guys Owen Bennett-Jones Decoding al-Qaida’s Strategy: The Deep Battle against America by Michael Ryan Columbia, 368 pp, £23.15, September, ISBN 978 0 231 16384 2 The Terrorist’s Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organisations by Jacob Shapiro Princeton, 352 pp, £19.95, July, ISBN 978 0 691 15721 4

Max Manwaring: Translating Lessons Learned in Colombia and Other Wars Among the People: Confronting the Spectrum of 21st Century Conflict

Translating Lessons Learned in Colombia and Other Wars Among the People: Confronting the Spectrum of 21st Century Conflict by Max G. Manwaring Translating Lessons Learned in Colombia and Other Wars Among the People: Confronting the Spectrum of 21st Century Conflict Small Wars Journal, 27 August 2013 Beyond Afghanistan, we must define our effort not as …

Reference: Max Manwaring on Strategy & Insurgency

SHADOWS OF THINGS PAST AND IMAGES OF THE FUTURE: LESSONS FOR THE INSURGENCIES IN OUR MIDST Max G. Manwaring, November 2004, Strategic Studies Institute Phi Beta Iota: Every passing day reminds us that Dr. Col Max Manwaring has made so many extraordinary contributions to our strategic understanding across so many fronts, and yet his work …