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Dry Counterinsurgency Manual Finds Audience

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Dry Counterinsurgency Manual Finds Audience

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Dry Counterinsurgency Manual Finds Audience

Dry Counterinsurgency Manual Finds Audience

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It's 400 pages long and filled with military jargon and acronyms, but more than 2 million people have downloaded the U.S. Army and Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual since it was posted on the Web a couple of months ago. Sarah Sewall of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government wrote the introduction to the paperback edition of the manual. She tells Scott Simon why it's an important read.