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Counterinsurgency (COIN)

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Websites about Counterinsurgency (COIN)

Counterinsurgency (COIN) by SecurityInfoNet
www.securityinfonet.com/military/counterinsurgency-COIN.htm

Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan by Afghan War News
www.afghanwarnews.info/COIN/counterinsurgency.htm


Publications and Papers about Counterinsurgency (COIN)

White House, Establishment of the Special Group (Counter-Insurgency), National Security Action Memorandum No. 124, January 18, 1962. This NSAM established the Special Group (C.I.) to ensure that USG organizations recognized that subversive insurgency is a major form of politico-military conflict equal in importance to conventional warfare. It further directs that such recognition is reflected in the organization, training, equipment and doctrine of the U.S. Armed Forces. It states that particular attention be paid to the special training of personnel prior to assignment to military assistance and advisory groups (MAAGs). Posted on the website of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/qJbe3E_H7kmxvtbyzSb8pw.aspx

White House, Training Objectives for Counter Insurgency, National Security Action Memorandum Number 131, March 13, 1962. This NSAM directed the training objectives for officer grade personnel of various departments and agencies (DoD, DoS, CIA, USAID, USIA) who may have a role to play in counteri-nsurgency programs as well as in the entire range of problems involved in the moderization of developing countries. Posted on the website of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/BivdC1v8-0GxxLDyWr7pxw.aspx

White House, Counterinsurgency Doctrine, National Security Action Memorandum No. 182, August 12, 1962. President Kennedy approved the document entitled "U.S. Overseas Internal Defense Policy" which sets forth a national counter-insurgency doctrine. Posted on the website of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/ZwPjq2qEu02NamlIyfitoA.aspx

 

 


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