Lecture Eight Friday November 02 2007

Intelligence Operations in Counterinsurgency II

Assassination and Targeting Leaders

1. Vietnam

Andrade, D. Ashes to Ashes: The Phoenix Program and the Vietnam War. (Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, Inc., 1990),
Chapter. 8: Dirty Work: PRUs and SEALS
Ashes to Ashes.pdf

2. Gaza
Turbiville, G., Hunting Leadership Targets in Counterinsurgency & CounterTerrorist Operations: Selected Perspectives and Experience. (Hurlburt Field, FL: Joint Special Operations University, June 2007). Pgs. 1-21, 74-83
including Appendix, “Problems with Targeted Killings in Gaza”
http://jsoupublic.socom.mil .

3. Daniel Byman

Do Targeted Killings Work?(Salah Shehada of Hamas (Islamic Resistance Movements)
Foreign Policy: 85.2 (March-April 2006): p95. (5649 words)
Do Targeted Killings Work

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