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Counterinsurgency warfare : theory and practice

Author: David Galula; John A Nagl
Publisher: Westport, CT : Praeger Security International, ©2006, ©1964.
Series: PSI classics of the counterinsurgency era.
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This volume in the Praeger Security International (PSI) series Classics of the Counterinsurgency Era defines the laws of insurgency and outlines the strategy and tactics to combat such threats. Drawn from the observations of a French officer, David Galula, who witnessed guerrilla warfare on three continents, the book remains relevant today as American policymakers, military analysts, and members of the public look  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Galula, David, 1919-1967.
Counterinsurgency warfare.
Westport, CT : Praeger Security International, c2006, c1964
(DLC) 2007281248
(OCoLC)71250738
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Galula; John A Nagl
ISBN: 9780313086366 0313086362
OCLC Number: 230806568
Notes: Originally published in 1964 by Greenwood Press.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 106 p.) : ill.
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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This volume in the Praeger Security International (PSI) series Classics of the Counterinsurgency Era defines the laws of insurgency and outlines the strategy and tactics to combat such threats. Drawn from the observations of a French officer, David Galula, who witnessed guerrilla warfare on three continents, the book remains relevant today as American policymakers, military analysts, and members of the public look to the counterinsurgency era of the 1960s for lessons to apply to the current situation in Iraq and Afghanistan. 350F PROFESSIONAL READING LIST.

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