The Galula Doctrine: An Interview with Galula's Biographer A.A. Cohen, who wrote Galula: The Life And Writings of the French Officer Who Defined Counterinsurgency, and an excerpt. [more inside]
A short photo essay documenting a marine's experience of counterinsurgency (COIN) operations in Iraq. via.
So, you want to run a counter-insurgency? (Large .pdf of the current US Army counter-insurgency manual.)
Writing in the most recent Military Review, British Army Brigadier Nigel Aylwin-Foster very politely points out some observed cultural difficulties inherent in the US Army, such as rigid heirarchies, "institutional racism" and destructive aggression.