COIN CLIFF NOTES: Techniques for the Conventional Rifle Platoon in Layman's Terms

Coppock, Craig
July 2008
Infantry;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p11
The author discusses some of the counterinsurgency (COIN) techniques he learned while deployed in Iraq as a member of the U.S. Army. He learned to conduct patrol outside the camp on foot to meet with the people. Platoon leader and infantry soldiers should learned some phases of the local language to make their presence less intimidating.


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