535pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Durban, 2016
A guide and textbook for African soldiers and scholars "who wish to understand the development of hostilities, strategy, operational design, doctrine and tactics." from the back cover
Eeben Barlow was the founder and chairman of Executive Outcomes (EO), where he trained SADF Special Forces in covert operations. He draws on his experiences and lessons learnt in various countries in Africa where he has served governments as a politico-military strategist, division commander, division adviser, battalion commander and specials operations commander. He is the chairman of STTEP International Ltd, a company that supports predominately African governments. He is also the author of "Executive Outcomes: against all odds".