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    • Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife

    • Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam
    • By: John A. Nagl, General Peter J. Schoomaker
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Invariably, armies are accused of preparing to fight the previous war. In Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife, Lieutenant Colonel John A. Nagl—a veteran of both Operation Desert Storm and the conflict in Iraq—considers the now crucial question of how armies adapt to changing circumstances during the course of conflicts for which they are initially unprepared.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • How to make military action and political effort match

    • By Natalie on 07-06-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Knife Fights

    • A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice
    • By: John Nagl
    • Narrated by: Brian Hutchison
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    From one of the most important army officers of his generation, a memoir of the revolution in warfare he helped lead, in combat and in Washington. When John Nagl was an army tank commander in the first Gulf War of 1991, fresh out of West Point and Oxford, he could already see that America’s military superiority meant that the age of conventional combat was nearing an end.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good intro into COIN

    • By Daniel J. Meyers on 12-05-15
    • A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice
    • By: John Nagl
    • Narrated by: Brian Hutchison
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 10-16-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 37 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99