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Command and Control in the Iraqi Insurgency

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dc.contributor.advisor Engel, Jeffrey A.
dc.contributor.author Atkinson, Dwain
dc.contributor.author Collins, Matthew
dc.contributor.author Colmenares, Monica
dc.contributor.author McBane, Carla
dc.contributor.author Ritter, Kyle
dc.contributor.author Welling, Glen
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-21T19:34:59Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-21T19:34:59Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/97035
dc.description The Iraqi insurgency was formed by multiple nationalities and ethnicities with disparate goals and motivations. A central question to understanding the insurgency's unity is whether there is command and control, which is defined as the sharing of tactics, information, and skills. This capstone explored this question by investigating how insurgent groups in the past have managed to communicate and disseminate tactics, even while operating in a dangerous environment controlled by their more powerful adversary. The class then applied this historical lesson to the current situation in Iraq and examined whether the history of attacks indicated command and control in the Iraqi insurgency. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship The client for this capstone was Centra Technology, a private contracting firm specializing in technology and security services for private and government clients, including the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection, Department of Homeland Security, our contact for this project. en_US
dc.title Command and Control in the Iraqi Insurgency en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Centra Technology en_US

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