Can I recommend this book - a new one from David Kilcullen. Couldn't see it in the 'COIN...' section. I haven't read it, but the reputation of the author is sufficient. Have seen him do some media for the release - every bit as impressive as I expected.

http://www.amazon.com/Accidental-Gue...8228988&sr=8-1

Shek has probably read it already.)