Pacification in Algeria, 1956-1958 / Edition 1

Pacification in Algeria, 1956-1958 / Edition 1

by David Galula
     
 

When Algerian nationalists launched a rebellion against French rule in November 1954, France was forced to cope with a varied and adaptable Algerian strategy. In this volume, originally published in 1963, David Galula reconstructs the story of his highly successful command at the height of the rebellion. This groundbreaking work, with a new foreword by Bruce Hoffman,… See more details below

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When Algerian nationalists launched a rebellion against French rule in November 1954, France was forced to cope with a varied and adaptable Algerian strategy. In this volume, originally published in 1963, David Galula reconstructs the story of his highly successful command at the height of the rebellion. This groundbreaking work, with a new foreword by Bruce Hoffman, remains relevant to present-day counterinsurgency operations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833039200
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.69(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2The wizards of less-than-armageddon : RAND and COIN5
Ch. 3Analogies and wars : are theory and empirics from prior COIN relevant?13
Ch. 4COIN theory : what are insurgencies and how does one fight them?21
Ch. 5The social scientists' wars : RAND and COIN practice35
Ch. 6COIN old and new57
AppRAND counterinsurgency publications, 1955-1995 : selected annotated bibliography75

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