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COIN machine: The British Military in Afghanistan

Journal Article


Abstract


  • This article examines Britain’s capabilities and resources in Helmand Province, and assesses the high-level strategy and civilian-military inter-relationships that provide the overarching framework of current operations. In doing so, Theo Farrell and Stuart Gordon analyse the British counter-insurgency approach, arguing that the UK’s troops have faced and overcome unique challenges in Afghanistan.

UOW Authors


Publication Date


  • 2009

Citation


  • Farrell, T. & Gordon, S. 2009, 'COIN machine: The British Military in Afghanistan', RUSI Journal, vol. 154, no. 3, pp. 18-25.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85007851382

Number Of Pages


  • 7

Start Page


  • 18

End Page


  • 25

Volume


  • 154

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • This article examines Britain’s capabilities and resources in Helmand Province, and assesses the high-level strategy and civilian-military inter-relationships that provide the overarching framework of current operations. In doing so, Theo Farrell and Stuart Gordon analyse the British counter-insurgency approach, arguing that the UK’s troops have faced and overcome unique challenges in Afghanistan.

UOW Authors


Publication Date


  • 2009

Citation


  • Farrell, T. & Gordon, S. 2009, 'COIN machine: The British Military in Afghanistan', RUSI Journal, vol. 154, no. 3, pp. 18-25.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85007851382

Number Of Pages


  • 7

Start Page


  • 18

End Page


  • 25

Volume


  • 154

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom