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Military intelligence and the war in Dhofar : an appraisal.

Jones, Clive A. (2014) 'Military intelligence and the war in Dhofar : an appraisal.', Small wars and insurgencies., 25 (3). pp. 628-646.


This article examines the role military intelligence played in the Dhofar campaign between 1970 and 1976. Drawing on an array of sources, it examines not only the crucial role played by military intelligence in prosecuting a successful operational campaign against a Marxist inspired insurgency, but equally, the importance that intelligence played in consolidating the Al Bu Said dynasty when across Oman and Dhofar itself, the material benefits to be had from the discovery and production of oil had yet to be realised.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Intelligence, Military, Dhofar, Oman.
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Publisher statement:This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in Small Wars and Insurgencies on 01/05/2014, available online at:
Date accepted:08 April 2014
Date deposited:18 January 2016
Date of first online publication:May 2014
Date first made open access:No date available

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