Small Wars Journal

David Galula

Galula Relevant Anymore?

Mon, 11/15/2010 - 8:13am
In response to our series of interviews by Octavian Manea (Kilcullen, Mansoor, Nagl, Ucko), Mark Safranski, at Zenpundit, addresses the relevancy of David Galula's "Maoist Model" of insurgency. His botom line: if Galula were alive today, Mark suspects he'd be more interested in constructing a new COIN model from empirical investigation than in honing his old one.