Indigenous Forces and Sanctuary Denial: Enduring Counterinsurgency Imperatives
LTC Robert M Cassidy
Small Wars Journal
Discussion of two COIN imperatives:
1. Training local forces, especially utilising "nomad" forces
2. The importance of denying sanctuary
and in particular using (1) to accomplish (2).
Some interesting points:
"...insurgents require sanctuary and external support to succeed."
4 years ago