View Full Version : G. McCormick's "Diamond" model?

10-19-2006, 08:25 AM

I have read form several NPS thesises references to Gordon McCormick's COIN "Diamond" model, which he has presented in his Guerilla Warfare seminar. Does anyone know if he has published his "Diamond" model paper somewhere (with public access) by himself?


10-22-2006, 09:44 PM
kaur, I don't know if this will help but the link below has a pdf file that has several pages on the McCormick diamond model. Has several drawings and contact information for McCormick.


10-23-2006, 08:10 AM
slapout9, thanks for the link, but I've red this paper already :) The reason I'm asking for this "Diamond" paper, is that, I've heard that Gordon McCormick is working on his "advanced" model and as far as I understand he has presented it for small circle of people. Sadly that paper was not yet in so good condition as he wished.

10-25-2006, 07:56 AM
"Terrorist decision making"

"Terrorism, Signaling and Suicide Attack"

Bill Moore
10-25-2006, 12:03 PM
Laur, I couldn't get these links to work, I don't know if anyone else had the same problems? Bill

10-25-2006, 12:48 PM
It's an annoying method of downloading documents, but it works.

Copy the "Quick Search ID" number (in red in the upper right corner) and paste it in the "Search by ID" box (in the lower left corner) and "Proceed". That will change the page where you'll see a count-down in seconds to when you can actually download the document. If you get bored and look away, and your time passes - its expired. You'll have to start the process all over again - be sure to hit download as soon as the time counts down all the way. Then you'll get the pdf doc.