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Dr Thomas Rid is a Reader in War Studies at King’s College London. He is also a non-resident fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations in the School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, in Washington, DC.

Dr Rid's work includes Understanding Counterinsurgency, War and Media Operations, both published by Routledge, and numerous journal, newspaper and magazine articles.You can view the Virtual Issue online, where you will find links to key publications and a selection of free-to-view articles.

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  1. Understanding Counterinsurgency

    Doctrine, operations, and challenges

    Edited by Thomas Rid, Thomas Keaney

    This textbook offers an accessible introduction to counterinsurgency operations, a key aspect of modern warfare. Featuring essays by some of the world’s leading experts on unconventional conflict, both scholars and practitioners, the book discusses how modern regular armed forces react, and should...

    Published April 15th 2010 by Routledge

  2. War and Media Operations

    The US Military and the Press from Vietnam to Iraq

    By Thomas Rid

    This is the first academic analysis of the role of embedded media in the 2003 Iraq War, providing a concise history of US military public affairs management since Vietnam. In late summer 2002, the Pentagon considered giving the press an inside view of the upcoming invasion of Iraq. The decision was...

    Published March 3rd 2008 by Routledge