Colonel Gian Gentile

Gian Gentile is a retired army colonel, a former Iraq War commander, and a former professor of history at West Point. In 2010 he was a visiting fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Gentile is a contributor to the Washington Post, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, Small Wars Journal, and the World Politics Review. He lives in West Point, New York.

News and Reviews


Reason reviews Wrong Turn


CounterPunch reviews Wrong Turn

Books by Colonel Gian Gentile

Wrong Turn
America’s Deadly Embrace of Counterinsurgency

Colonel Gian Gentile