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Counterinsurgency warfare : theory and practice

Author: David Galula; John A Nagl
Publisher: Westport, CT : Praeger Security International, ©2006.
Series: PSI classics of the counterinsurgency era.
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A template for the defeat of insurgents seeks to define the laws of counterinsurgency warfare, discuss its principles, and outline the corresponding strategy and tactics.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Galula; John A Nagl
ISBN: 9780275993030 0275993035
OCLC Number: 71250738
Notes: Originally published in 1964 by Greenwood Press.
Description: xiv, 106 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Revolutionary war: nature and characteristics --
The prerequisites for a successful insurgency --
The insurgency doctrine --
Counterinsurgency in the cold revolutionary war --
Counterinsurgency in the hot revolutionary war --
From strategy to tactics --
The operations --
Concluding remarks.
Series Title: PSI classics of the counterinsurgency era.
Responsibility: David Galula ; foreword by John A. Nagl.
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Defines the laws of counterinsurgency warfare. Part of the "PSI Classics in the Counterinsurgency Era" series, this work outlines lessons from the 1950s and 60s that are relevant to modern conflicts.  Read more...

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