Accession Number:

ADA238998

Title:

Lessons for Contemporary Counterinsurgencies: The Rhodesian Experience

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Report Date:

1991-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

107.0

Abstract:

This report examines the counterinsurgency campaign waged by Rhodesia between 1965 and 1980. Its purpose is to analyze the lessons learned from the Rhodesian conflict and assess the relevance of these lessons both to United States low intensity conflict training and doctrine and to the insurgencies occurring at this time in Central America. The research concentrated on the four areas common to most insurgencies 1 security force organization and attendant C3 issues 2 countermeasures to suppress urban terrorism 3 rural pacification and security and 4 intelligence collection, collation, and dissemination.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE