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The American Revolution as Insurgency Campaign

Political Cartoon Attributed to Benjamin Franklin

Political Cartoon Attributed to Benjamin Franklin

New York City
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Marc Genest of the U.S. Naval War College offers a new perspective on the American Revolution. He looks at the Revolution as an insurgency campaign, and analyzes the counter-insurgency measures used by the British. Genest is a professor of Strategy and Policy, and is co-director of the College’s Center on Irregular Warfare & Armed Groups.

Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013 at 10:01am (ET)

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