Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corporation, 2006.
xl, 460 pages : map ; 28 cm
Formatted Contents Note
pt. 1. The stage: i. The background ii. Insurgency and counterensurgency in Algeria iii. The situation in Kabylia iv. The sector of Tigzdrt v. The quartier of Aissa Maimoun vi. The Third Company and its sous-quartier pt. 2. The struggle for control of the population: i. The strategic problem ii. No doctrine for the counterinsurgent iii. My own theory iv. The indoctrination of my company v. An operation at sector level vi. Occasional contacts with the population vii. Moving the company closer to the population viii. A platoon detached to Igonane Ameur ix. Company routine x. Accidental purge of Bou Souar xi. Expansion of my sous-quartier, purge of the other villages pt. 3. Struggle for the support of the population: i. The situation in Awera in the winter of 1957 ii. The municipal reform iii. Cleaning Tiziouzou iv. Testing the new leaders v. Mobilising the population vi. Limits to local efforts vii. Prisoners and suspects viii. Further expansion of the sous-quartier ix. An operation in the Mizrana Forest x. The manpower crisis in the French army xi. Attempts at organizing a party pt. 4. War in the Bordj Menaiel Sector: i. The spring of 1958 ii. The revolution of May 13 and its aftermath pt. 5. Conclusions: i. Major factors in the Algerian War ii. Basic principles of counterinsurgent warfare.
"MG-478." " A new edition of a Rand classic"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.