insurgency

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Synonyms for insurgency

organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority

Synonyms for insurgency

an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict

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and the European Union to use the riots in Syria to pressure and intimidate the Syrian leadership, adding that Israel played a role in supporting the armed insurrection.
Some of these groups have called for armed insurrection under the motto of Jihad to set up a Salafist state," the interior ministry said in a statement.
Bahrain's protesters have been largely peaceful, inspired by mass rallies that toppled the leaders of Egypt and Tunisia before sparking an armed insurrection in Libya and smaller protests in other Gulf states such as Oman and Saudi Arabia.
He makes no effort to explain away the North Vietnamese decision in 1959 to initiate an armed insurrection, the infiltration of entire North Vietnamese Army divisions into South Vietnam before American combat forces arrived, or North Vietnamese violation of Laotian and Cambodian neutrality.
Boko Haram opposes Western-style education and has said it wants to lead an armed insurrection and rid society of "immorality" and "infidelity".
An armed insurrection against the Ankara government began in 1984, when the PKK called for an independent Kurdish state within Turkey.
Apart from the armed insurrection in the Niger Delta, the country faces renewed separatist demands in the former Biafra in the south-east and growing Christian-Muslim tensions in the north.
Short of armed insurrection, I don't have an answer to the question, but those who want to put an end to the Dark Age could show conspicuous support for free-thinkers in academia, the press and government who are trying to end the Dark Age, and embrace the motto of the Enlightenment "sapere aude"--dare to know.
Mystical or messianic practices (particularly among the ethnic Lari population in the Pool region) have been associated with opposition political movements, including some elements of the armed insurrection in the southern part of the country from 1997 to 2001.
He also, Linker writes, "began to reflect on whether he should advocate an armed insurrection to overthrow the government of the United States," reluctantly concluding that the time was not yet ripe.
In 1948 the US convinced itself that the DC was going to lose and that the Marxist parties would consequently organize an armed insurrection as was undertaken in Czechoslovakia in February 1948.
Badami minimizes that atmosphere of hatred, especially among the Sikh community who were enraged by the Indian government and fomenting armed insurrection.
Muqtada's militia, Jaysh al-Mahdi, is being groomed by Iran's theocracy to become an effective resistance force like Lebanon's Hizbullah and is thus spearheading an armed insurrection against the occupation of Iraq by the US and other Western powers.
Mouridism emerged from the nationalist struggles between the Senegalese and their French colonisers, and many fabulous stories are told of Bamba's struggles with the authorities who feared that the rapid spread of Mouridism would inspire armed insurrection.