Treading on hallowed ground: counterinsurgency operations in sacred spaces
Includes bibliographical references and index. Counterinsurgency and the problem of sacred space -- The Golden Temple: a tale of two sieges -- A mosque, a shrine, and two sieges -- The battle for the soul of Pakistan at Islamabad's Red Mosque -- Fighting for the Holy Mosque: the 1979 Mecca insurgency -- Insurgency and counterinsurgency in Iraq's sacred spaces -- Iron fists without velvet gloves: the Krue Se Mosque incident and lessons in counterinsurgency for the southern Thai cobflict -- Conclusion: Counterinsurgency in sacred spaces.
- LCC: U241
- Dewey Decimal: 355.02/18
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xii, 227 p. ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Counterinsurgency -- Case studies
- Sacred space -- Political aspects
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