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Galula

A. A. Cohen

Galula

the life and writings of the French officer who defined the art of counterinsurgency

by A. A. Cohen

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Counterinsurgency,
  • Jews,
  • Influence,
  • Officers,
  • France,
  • Guerrilla warfare,
  • France. Armée,
  • Military doctrine,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesLife and writings of the French officer who defined the art of counterinsurgency
    StatementA. A. Cohen ; foreword by John A. Nagl
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU241 .C62 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25339940M
    ISBN 109781440800498, 9781440800504
    LC Control Number2012020316

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    Get this from a library! Counterinsurgency warfare: theory and practice. [David Galula; John A Nagl] -- 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.   Galula has been considered an important theorist by contemporary defence experts. For a book written init really holds up. It took a lot more effort than I was expecting but my biggest frustration is that this book was written in and our military is still learning the lessons in here the hard galuls.


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Experience in China, Greece, Southeast Asia, and Algeria as a French military officer and attache led Galula to consider the "need /5(14).

Summary of Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory Galula book Practice By David Galula Summary written by Brett Reeder, Conflict Research Consortium Citation: Galula, David,Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice, Praeger Security International, Westport, CT Introduction It's hardly surprising that Counterinsurgency Warfare is often near the top of the reading list for contemporary military.

Galula’s primacy of place in the canon of irregular warfare is secured by his lucid instructions on how counterinsurgency forces can protect and hence gain support of. Counterinsurgency Warfare book. Read 49 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Counterinsurgency Warfare by David Galula is a brief but striking handbook on the concept of insurgency, its variations and effective countermeasures against it with still great relevance for present situations. In Counterinsurgency Warfare 4/5. This book provides an analysis of how to countermine insurgency and the elements that might hinder its defeat.

Inspired by his military experiences as a French military officer and attache in China, Greece, Southeast Asia, and Algeria, the author realized the "need for a compass" in the suppression of insurgency, and he set out to "define the laws of counterinsurgency warfare, to deduce from 4/5(1).

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On the one hand, there is a consensus on him being the founding father of counterinsurgency, a groundbreaking theory in modern military affairs. David Galula was a French military officer and scholar who was influential in developing the theory and practice of counterinsurgency warfare.4/5.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(49). Galula was a French Army officer who served in Indochina and Algeria.

He fought insurgents for nearly two decades. Galula took the lessons he learned in these conflicts and turned them into a book called Counterinsurgency: Theory and Practice, which has become a standard text on the subject of counterinsurgency.

Galula would not have been. Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice by David Galula. Praeger Security International,pp. The main points of Galula's book concern the four laws he lays out for the counterinsurgency and the eight-step strategy he defines.

The four laws have to do with support of the population and ways to gain and maintain it. Looking for books by David Galula. See all books authored by David Galula, including Counter-Insurgency Warfare: Theory & Practice, and Pacification in Algeria,and more on   DAVID GALULA () was born to French parents in Tunisia and raised in Morocco, earning his baccalaureat in Casablanca and attending the military academy at Saint-Cyr.

Graduated on the eve of World War II, he saw action in North Africa, Italy, and France. An officer of the marine infantry in the old colonial army, he was assigned to China and also served with the United /5(51).

operations citing David Galula’s theory. In his book, Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice, Galula sets a clear mark for planning future COIN operations against the increased likelihood of insurgencies following an Orthodox Pattern in semi-authoritarian by: 2.

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DAVID GALULA () was born to French parents in Tunisia and raised in Morocco, earning his baccalaureat in Casablanca and attending the military academy at Saint-Cyr. Graduated on the eve of World War II, he saw action in North Africa, Italy, and France.

An officer of the marine infantry in the old colonial army, he was assigned to China and also served with the United Author: David Galula. Galula The Life and Writings of the French Officer Who Defined the Art of Counterinsurgency.

by A.A. Cohen, Foreword by John A. Nagl. David Galula's seminal work, Counterinsurgency: Theory and Practice evolved directly from a thesis he had written while attending the U.S. Armed Forces Staff College in The thesis itself was the product of 15 years of deliberation.

Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice - Ebook written by David Galula. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice.4/5(2).

David Galula's classic is timeless. He offers a soldier's perspective on counterinsurgency, at the operational level of war. This is the only book I have found that ties together the all the strategy and policy works that proliferate from academics and politicians with the tactical manuals that show soldiers how to deal with the very difficult and confusing environment of Cited by:   The product of years of extensive research made possible by exclusive access to Galula's personal papers as well as first-hand accounts from colleagues, family members, and friends, this book traces Galula's life from early childhood until death, describing his upbringing, education, and military career in the tumultuous historical context of Pages:.

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 s for lessons to apply to the current situation in Iraq and : Praeger.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.

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