Attack the Enemy’s Strategy

Posted on December 7, 2012


General James Mattis (Author), MG John R. Allen (Author), MG Daniel Bolger (Author), Bevin Alexander (Author), John DeRosa (Author), Ralph Peters (Author), Michael Yon (Author), COL John Antal (Editor), PJ Putnam  (Editor)

Today, there is no more important issue to the warfighter than the topic of irregular warfare and, specifically, counterinsurgency. In Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States military, partnered with coalition forces, is fighting the long war. The outcome of this struggle will define the future of the Middle East and the rest of the world. Attack the Enemy’s Strategy, Lessons from Counterinsurgency Operations is the second volume in the Elbit Systems of America Warfighter Series and contains chapters written by some of the foremost warriors, authors and military historians. The purpose of is to provide a forum for warfighters to write, be published and discuss today s important warfighting issues. Elbit Systems of America is proud to sponsor this effort and looks forward to publishing future volumes in years to come. This book is focused at the tactical level of war where young warriors led by non-commissioned officers, lieutenants, captains, majors, and colonels face the fire each day. The authors of the chapters that follow come from a wide range of backgrounds and levels of experience. All are experts in their own right on the subjects they present. All care deeply that our warfighters get it right.