Assessing Stability During Counterinsurgency (COIN) or Stability and Support Operations Through Patrol Debriefs

Gellman, Brian
January 2005
Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin;Jan-Mar2005, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p8
Presents a methodology for determining the stability of a region within an area of responsibility in the U.S. Factors that contribute to a successful counterinsurgency (COIN); Information on several steps of the decision methodology; Importance of solid intelligence and a clear understanding of the operational environment to the success of a COIN campaign.


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