RAND studied 89 modern insurgency cases to test conventional understanding about how insurgencies end. Findings relevant to policymakers and analysts include that modern insurgencies last about ten years; withdrawal of state support cripples insurgencies; civil defense forces are useful for both sides; pseudodemocracies fare poorly against insurgents; and governments win more often in the long run.Since all doctrinal publications have many authors and liberally referatypically without citationato existing texts, we ... U.S. COIN theory is neatly summarized in the ArmyaMarine Corps counterinsurgency manual, field manual (FM) 3-24.
|Title||:||How Insurgencies End|
|Author||:||Ben Connable, Martin C. Libicki|
|Publisher||:||Rand Corporation - 2010|