By U.S. Government,Department of Defense,U.S. Army

ISBN-10: 1521220654

ISBN-13: 9781521220658

This monograph tells the narrative of the FARC in Colombia from the point of view of the counterinsurgent and offers a precis of the evolution of the FARC. The Colombian govt has completed fresh good fortune opposed to the FARC after greater than 40 years and exam in their luck comes in handy to knowing counterinsurgency war. subsequent, utilizing counterinsurgency and nation strength theorists, the FARC is tested to spot and classify their habit of their setting. This new FARC standpoint is then in comparison to the body of FM 3-24 to spot issues of variance. in the beginning, the argument is made that FM 3-24 used to be written particularly for Iraq to the exclusion of alternative insurgencies world wide. This point of FM 324 makes following its prescription risky and a extra inclusive reframing is overdue. as a result, the historic ideas of counterinsurgency from bankruptcy considered one of FM 3-24 are tested with the idea derived from Colombia's adventure with the FARC as an inventive manner forward and problem to the present body of FM 3-24. the outcome are the subsequent better counterinsurgency rules for Colombia: (1) Reassert keep an eye on over the nationwide territory, (2) A unifying technique is key, (3) Political and army elements mixed create synergy, (4) Counterinsurgents needs to comprehend the adversary house, (5) Operations force intelligence, (6) Insurgents has to be pressured clear of their help and destroyed, (7) Rule of legislations and lengthening transparency in society is vital, and (8) Counterinsurgents may still decide to swiftly finishing hostilities.

Introduction * background * The Beginnings of the FARC - Nineteen Sixties * FARC within the Nineteen Seventies * FARC within the Eighties * FARC within the Nineteen Nineties * FARC from 2000 - 2005 * FARC from 2005 - current * conception * what's it that makes the FARC in Colombia distinctive or varied? * What makes the FARC almost like the other guerrilla insurgency? * What do the theorists need to say? * Doctrine * Does FM 3-24 follow to all insurgencies or simply Iraq? * the place are the doctrinal gaps for the FARC in Colombia? *Conclusion

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