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08-04-2008, 09:40 PM
The Strongest Tribe (http://smallwarsjournal.com/blog/2008/08/the-strongest-tribe-1/) by SWJ Editors.

Small Wars Journal has received an advance copy of Bing West’s newest book The Strongest Tribe (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1400067014/002-4808147-8119255?ie=UTF8&tag=smallwarsjour-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=1400067014). We will be posting a review and SWJ interview with Bing in the near future. The early pages and reviews indicate that The Strongest Tribe will be acknowledged as a classic work on counterinsurgency in Iraq – much like The Village (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0743457579/002-4808147-8119255?ie=UTF8&tag=smallwarsjour-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=0743457579) defined COIN in Vietnam. The Strongest Tribe can be pre-ordered (highly recommended – 12 August release date) at Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1400067014/002-4808147-8119255?ie=UTF8&tag=smallwarsjour-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=1400067014). The publisher’s book description, video, several short endorsements and a Random House interview with Bing follow...

08-05-2008, 07:47 PM
Just listened to the four minute video, superb. Circulated around the globe to friends. The last few slides and points need careful thinking.