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1 Feb Get this from a library! Contre-insurrection: théorie et pratique. [David Galula; Philippe de Montenon]. Contre-insurrection has ratings and 44 reviews. David said: This book is highly overrated. Read Taber’s War of the Flea instead. Sure, it’s from the. Buy Contre-insurrection: Théorie et pratique by David Galula, David H. Petraeus (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and.

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A counterinsurgent can seldom cover bad or nonexistent policy with propaganda. Sure, it’s from the insurgent point of view, but you’ll learn far more there than you will here, because while the subtitle may be “Theory and Practice,” the truth contde the matter is that there’s no real “practice” in this book.

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If he lies, cheats, exaggerates, and does not prove, he may achieve some temporary successes, but at the price of being discredited for good. Books by David Galula. Features Maps A glossary A bibliography Highlights Provides the first objective description of the human, security, administrative, and doctrinal dimensions of the Algerian combat environment in which David Galula claimed to have applied, tested, and refined his COIN theory Draws on archival research, utilizing French Army and Galual records from the Algerian War that have never before been cited in published work on Galula’s COIN theory and practice Makes the controversial case that the theory on which the U.

Return to Book Page. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Galula cites Mao Zedong ‘s observation that “[R]evolutionary war is 80 percent political action and only 20 percent military”, and proposes galyla “laws” for counterinsurgency: Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you.


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John Beatty rated it it was ok Apr 13, Lists with This Book. Detach for the area sufficient troops to oppose an insurgent’s comeback in strength, install these troops in the hamlets, villages, and towns where the population lives. David Kilby rated it it aglula ok Dec 17, Galula’s wife recalled that her husband went to China to follow Guillermaz, who was, “without a doubt, the most influential person in David’s life.

Theory and Practice by David Galula”. Journal of Strategic Studies, Ineurrection 33, Iss 5, p. Omeni Akali, Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria. To ask other readers questions about Contre-insurrectionplease sign up. Thompson RobertDefeating Communist Insurgency.

Ben Denison rated it it was ok Dec 29, In conventional warfare, strength is assessed according to fontre or other tangible criteria, such as the number of divisions, the position they hold, the industrial resources, etc.

Your Web browser insurrection not enabled for JavaScript. This groundbreaking investigation uncovers serious mismatches between David Galula’s counterinsurgency practice in Algeria and his counterinsurgency theory—the foundation of current U.

A victory [in a counterinsurgency] is not the destruction in a given area of the insurgent’s forces and his political organization. Doug Pohlner rated it it was ok Feb 07, Bricet des Vallons Georges Henri dr.

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Caraccilo Foreword by Daniel P. There he continued his warm relationship with Jacques Guillermazan officer from an old French military family with whom he had served in France. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Grant, Strategy for Defeat: David Galula ; Philippe de Montenon. Mathias concludes that, however insurrfction fruitful Galula’s theory might prove for U.


Home About Help Search. This book is highly overrated. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item He distinguished himself by applying personal tactics in counterinsurgency to his sector of Kabylieat Djebel Mimoun, [5] near Tigzirteffectively eliminating the nationalist insurgency in his sector and earning accelerated promotion from this point. Such a belief reveals lack of comprehension of the relationship that should exist between the people and the troops.

Set up, by means of elections, new provisional local authorities.

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Hundreds of thousands have died and millions have fled their homes. French View all editions and formats.

Destroy the local insurgent political organization. Please enter your name. Heuser Beatrice et Shamir Eitan eds.