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    • Out of the Mountains

    • The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla
    • By: David Kilcullen
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Americans think of modern warfare, what comes to mind is the US army skirmishing with terrorists and insurgents in the mountains of Afghanistan. But the face of global conflict is ever-changing. In Out of the Mountains, David Kilcullen, one of the world's leading experts on current and future conflict, offers a groundbreaking look at what may happen after today's wars end.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very detailed and informative approach.

    • By kucherv on 04-25-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Accidental Guerrilla

    • Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One
    • By: David Kilcullen
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 15 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 195
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      4 out of 5 stars 124
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    David Kilcullen is one of the world's most influential experts on counterinsurgency and modern warfare. A senior counterinsurgency advisor to General David Petraeus in Iraq, his vision of war dramatically influenced America's decision to rethink its military strategy in Iraq and implement "the surge."Now, in The Accidental Guerrilla, Kilcullen provides a remarkably fresh perspective on the War on Terror.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent if advanced

    • By Krista M. Haas on 06-18-10

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Blood Year

    • The Unraveling of Western Counterterrorism
    • By: David Kilcullen
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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    David Kilcullen was one of the architects of America's strategy in the late phases of the second Gulf War, and also spent time in Afghanistan and other hotspots. In Blood Year, he provides a view of the current situation in the Middle East and analyzes how America and the West ended up in such dire circumstances. This is an essential book for anyone interested in understanding not only why the region has collapsed into utter chaos, but also what the US can do to alleviate the grim situation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Honest Analysis

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-13-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Counterinsurgency

    • By: David J. Kilcullen
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 74
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    Kilcullen brings together his most salient writings on this vitally important topic. Here is a picture of modern warfare by someone who has had his boots on the ground in some of today's worst trouble spots - including Iraq and Afghanistan - and who has been studying counterinsurgency since 1985. Filled with down-to-earth, common-sense insights, this book is the definitive account of counterinsurgency, indispensable for all those interested in making sense of our world in an age of terror.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Slow moving tons of info. Struggle to finish

    • By Nicholas on 01-04-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Quarterly Essay 58

    • Blood Year: Losing the War on Terror
    • By: David Kilcullen
    • Narrated by: Nick Farnell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Last year was a “blood year” in the Middle East - massacres and beheadings, fallen cities, collapsed and collapsing states, the unravelling of a decade of Western strategy. We saw the rise of ISIS, the splintering of government in Iraq, and foreign fighters - many from Europe, Australia and Africa - flowing into Syria at a rate ten times that during the height of the Iraq War. What went wrong?In Blood Year, David Kilcullen calls on twenty-five years’ experience to answer that question.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Three Hour Piece of Genius

    • By Kindle Customer on 09-06-16

    Regular price: $13.88