Gian P. Gentile


Colonel Gian P. Gentile directs the American History Program at West Point. In 2006, he commanded a combat battalion in West Baghdad. He holds a PhD in history from Stanford University.

Recent Posts

The Better War That Never Was

The "better-war" thesis blames generals for failed wars and misses the crucial role of faulty strategies. William Westmoreland's Vietnam ordeal offers a case in point. He deserves better than this latest assault by Lewis Sorley.