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Serious students and responsible instructors of unconventional warfare have been re-reading Bing West's classic ("camera's eye") report for five decades because its remarkably productive and durable author -- a combat Marine, an Assistant Secretary of Defense under Ronald Reagan, a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, a RAND ...
Serious students and responsible instructors of unconventional warfare have been re-reading Bing West's classic ("camera's eye") report for five decades because its remarkably productive and durable author -- a combat Marine, an Assistant Secretary of Defense under Ronald Reagan, a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, a RAND ...

Small Wars Journal is kicking off an ambitious new project concerning the U.S. Marine Corps' Combined Action Program in Vietnam. I'll have much more on the larger project later, for now SWJ is jump-starting it with a call for several book reviews (2-3 or more) of Bing West's classic book The Village . First published in 1972, ...
Small Wars Journal is kicking off an ambitious new project concerning the U.S. Marine Corps' Combined Action Program in Vietnam. I'll have much more on the larger project later, for now SWJ is jump-starting it with a call for several book reviews (2-3 or more) of Bing West's classic book The Village.
In early December 1967, I returned from a patrol in the paddies south of Danang, South Vietnam, to see a squad clustered around a radio, glad to hear that Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara had resigned. At that time, Marines were fighting two vastly different wars on two fronts. Up north along the ...

Bing West; Jun 30, 2017; Global. Share; Tweet … LinkedIn; Email; Print. Text Size. Like The Atlantic? Subscribe to The Atlantic Daily, our free weekday email newsletter. A few weeks ago, the Atlantic Monthly Press released Mark Bowden's excellent book, Hue 1968, A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam.
Bing West served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs in the Reagan administration. A graduate of Georgetown and Princeton Universities, he served in the Marine infantry. He was a member of the Force Recon team that initiated attacks behind North Vietnamese lines. He wrote the ...

No armchair general here: Bing West has climbed mountains in Afghanistan with American combat troops, watched rocket-propelled grenades streak over his head and come close to dying of cholera. At a lean and flinty 70, he can dodge bullets along with the 20-year-olds he accompanies on infantry foot ...
No armchair general here: Bing West has climbed mountains in Afghanistan with American combat troops, watched rocket-propelled grenades streak over his head and come close to dying of cholera. At a lean and flinty 70, he can dodge bullets along with the 20-year-olds he accompanies on infantry foot ...
As our best VSO operators (like Major Jim Gant and Colonel Bing West) have demonstrated: It is our moral duty to ensure that the communities with whom we are working will survive in our departure. Imparting the skill-sets for communal survival should be our primary (and highly-biased) objective. In Somalia, that means ...
Vietnam is often cited as an example of the "barbarization of warfare," that is the trend towards more horrific forms of armed struggle both among nations and non-state actors, with actions such as mass bombings or incidents such as My Lai being referred to.[ii] Although not so much discussed, Communist ...
As Bing West, a Marine combat veteran and former assistant secretary of defense wrote, when comparing Hue and the battle for Mosul, Iraq, “urban warfare remains characterized by slow, massive destruction.” For a long time, both the Marines and Army failed to do anything substantial to prepare for ...


 

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