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The Unlearned Lessons of Counterinsurgency
D. Michael Shafer highlights the assumptions underlying American counterinsurgency policy. He argues that they lead policy makers to misunderstand the sources of insurgency, to underestimate the constraints on Third World leaders' willingness and capacity to make the reforms required to defeat it, and to overestimate the United States' role as a partner in their efforts.

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