Contributor biographical information for Learning to eat soup with a knife : counterinsurgency lessons from Malaya and Vietnam / John A. Nagl ; with a new preface by the author ; foreword by General Peter J. Schoomaker.


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Lieutenant Colonel John A. Nagl is a Military Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense. Nagl led a tank platoon in the First Cavalry Division in Operation Desert Storm, taught national security studies at West Point's Department of Social Sciences, and served as the Operations Officer of Task Force 1-34 Armor in the First Infantry Division in Khalidiyah, Iraq.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Malaya -- History -- Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960.
Counterinsurgency -- Malaysia -- Malaya.
Great Britain. -- Army -- History -- Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Underground movements.
Counterinsurgency -- Vietnam.
United States. -- Army -- History -- Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.