ALGERIA WAR INFORMS IRAQ
By ANN MARLOWE
PACIFICATION IN ALGERIA 1956-58
RAND CORPORATION, 324 PAGES, $28.50
COUNTERINSURGENCY WARFARE: THEORY AND PRACTICE
BY DAVID GALULA
PRAEGER SECURITY INTERNATIONAL, 128 PAGES, $29.95
Petraeus: Inspired to move U.S. troops into cities.
TO understand the new American military strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan you could download a copy of the Army’s counterinsurgency field manual, FM 3-24. Or you could read the elegant, entertaining books by French Lt. Col. David Galula that inspired Gen. David Petraeus in producing FM 3-24.