insurgency


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organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority

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

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They hope to perpetuate the insurgency indefinitely by taking maximum advantage of the remoteness of the Indian hinterlands.
For the purposes of doctrine, an insurgency is defined as an organized movement aimed at the overthrow of a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict.
Chapters six and seven focus on Israel and its handling of the Hizballah insurgency in Lebanon in 2000 as well as the Hamas insurgency in Gaza in 2005.
The second model--and one which is more controversial among insurgency theorists--is nonpolitical.
Instead, the key to fighting the insurgency and bringing about the conditions for an inclusive, sustainable political settlement lies in improving security, justice and governance and there are few quick fixes in these areas.
The United States attempted to defeat the insurgency in Indochina (which later became known as Vietnam).
Drawing on his military experience, research, and defense consultant work, David Kilcullen describes how to understand, distinguish, and defeat both a traditional and global insurgency in his book, Counterinsurgency.
Aquino III has two opposing approaches to solve the 40-year old communist insurgency, the continuation of an 18-year-old peace talks and the modernisation of the armed forces, analysts and sources said.
New Manual Outlines Plans to Restructure the Insurgency in Iraq
He added: "I think (US) secretary of defence Donald Rumsfeld had instructed that it wasn't to be called an insurgency.
Summary: <p>The Islamist insurgency in Somalia may attack targets in neighboring Kenya, an Islamist official said Sunday.
The solution first requires a nuanced understanding of the nature of the Afghan insurgency and the myriad of factors influencing this situation.
During the 1990s, civilian leaders, academic specialists, and the officer corps convinced themselves that insurgency was essentially a Cold War phenomenon.
Summary: An official in Zimbabwe's MDC party has been charged with planning terrorism and insurgency, his lawyer has said.