U.S. Army Combined Arms Center: Afghan Counterinsurgency Overview Brief

Presented to: Human Terrain Systems (HTS)

  • 23 pages
  • REL to ISAF
  • For Official Use Only
  • February 17, 2010


A World History of Insurgency
•1820 -1960
•French in Mexico
•American Indian Wars
•Philippine Insurrection
•Anglo-Boer War
•Arab Insurrection
•Banana Wars
•Greek Civil War
•Malayan Emergency
•1960 -Present
•N. Ireland
•El Salvador

•In almost every year since WWII, at least one insurgency has been underway in less developed areas.
–The Philippines
–Dominican Rep.
–El Salvador

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