COUNTERINSURGENCY by Department of the ArmyQuicklink submitted By gone Permalink
|A counterinsurgency campaign is, as described in this manual, a mix of offensive, defensive, and
stability operations conducted along multiple lines of operations. It requires Soldiers and Marines to
employ a mix of familiar combat tasks and skills more often associated with nonmilitary agencies.
The balance between them depends on the local situation. Achieving this balance is not easy.