MANAGING COUNTERINSURGENCY: LESSONS FROM MALAYA
- LEARNING ABOUT COUNTERINSURGENCY. Kiszely, John // Military Review;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p5
The article presents a reprint of the article "Learning About Counterinsurgency," which appeared in the December 2006 issue of the "Royal United Services Institute Journal." It presents an analysis of several problems facing militaries in learning the lessons of counterinsurgency. It defines...
- Cutting the Arc. // Time;4/6/1962, Vol. 79 Issue 14, p33
The article reports on the use of the strategic villages method by the U.S. and British military advisers in South Vietnam in March 1962 to reduce the Communist Viet Cong forces in the country. It states that the approach was first implemented by the British troops to suppress a Communist...
- Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife(n1). NAGL, JOHN A. // World Affairs;Spring99, Vol. 161 Issue 4, p193
Focuses on the British and American army counterinsurgency learning during the Malayan emergency and the Vietnam War. Ideas and international relations; Evaluation of the literature on military innovation; Evaluation of the effectiveness of learning theory as a tool for analyzing military...
- Civil-Military Operations Joint Doctrine and the Malayan Emergency. Hamby, Joel E. // JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Autumn2002, Issue 32, p54
Focuses on the British experience during the Malayan Emergency from 1948 to 1960. Factors responsible for the success in countering the communist insurgency in Malaya; Significance of leadership during the Malayan Emergency.
- Not by Bombs Alone. Simpson, Jay Gordon // JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Summer99, Issue 22, p91
Discusses the lessons brought by the history of Malayan Emergency in Malaya. Demonstration on the support of military power on low intensity operations; Success of communists in doing terrorist acts; Complexity of applying airpower in the conflict. INSET: Malaya, 1948ï¿½1960..
- Royal Screwup. Elkins, Caroline // New Republic;12/19/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 25, p16
This article focuses on the use of a "hearts and minds" anti-insurgency campaign in Iraq, and comparisons to Great Britain's 1948 "heart and mind" counter insurgency campaign in Malaya. The administration of U.S. President George W. Bush is pointing to Britain's campaign in Malaya as a model for...
- 'Bribing the Reds to Give Up': Rewards Policy in the Malayan Emergency. Ramakrishna, K // War in History;Jul2002, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p332
This article examines the rationale for and evolution of the Malayan government's rewards for information policy during the Emergency. The policy was formulated as a means of exploiting the rural Chinese peasant/terrorist's fundamentally materialistic outlook. The policy went through some...
- Turning Point. // Time;11/3/1952, Vol. 60 Issue 19, p31
The article reports that shooting is getting under control in the battle between Malaya and Communist terrorists.
- Think Like a Guerilla: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Sri Lanka. Jalal, Malik Ahmad // Kennedy School Review;2011, Vol. 11, p181
The article looks at the strategies and lessons of counterinsurgency from Sri Lanka. It reveals that insurgencies cannot be defeated by the military alone because it requires political support within the country to mobilize the resources necessary to fight and win. In addition, conventional...