The book “Police and Counter Insurgency — The Untold Story of Tripura’s COIN Campaign” has been authored by whom?
The book “Police and Counter Insurgency — The Untold Story of Tripura’s COIN Campaign” has been authored by Kuldeep Kumar, the senior IPS officer, who led the Special Forces (SF) of the Tripura State Police. The book is a timely reminder for strategists, social activists and scholars struggling for solutions to insurgency. This book makes a case for the increased role of local/state police in counterinsurgency (COIN) operations by citing the successful implementation of this strategy in the state of Tripura led by the author himself. This makes Tripura the only state after Punjab and Andhra Pradesh where the police have taken full control of such operations.