Stuart Gordon

Senior Research Fellow, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

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Senior research fellow at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst; former officer of the Royal Air Force and Army and co-author of the British plan for Helmand in 2008, he has worked on the use of development assistance in conducting counterinsurgency

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In  last week's speech  on Afghanistan, President Obama barely mentioned the so-called "civilian surge," an essential part of counterinsurgency doctrine.

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