Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla

Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla

by David Kilcullen

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ISBN-13: 9780190230968
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/01/2015
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 217,924
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author



David Kilcullen is the author of the highly acclaimed The Accidental Guerrilla and Counterinsurgency. A former soldier and diplomat, he served as a senior advisor to both General David H. Petraeus and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In recent years he has focused on fieldwork to support aid agencies, non-government organizations and local communities in conflict and disaster-affected regions, and on developing new ways to think about complex conflicts in highly networked urban environments.

Table of Contents



Preface: Ambush in Afghanistan
1. Out of the Mountains
2. Future Cities, Future Threats
3. The Theory of Competitive Control
4. Conflict in Connected Cities

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