By Ian F. W. Beckett
Publish yr note: First released in 2001
Modern Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies explores how unconventional struggle strategies have antagonistic earlier and current governments world wide, from eighteenth-century guerrilla struggle to the city terrorism of at the present time. Insurgency continues to be essentially the most widespread varieties of clash and provides a vital problem to the foreign neighborhood, governments and the military.
In addition to analyzing the strategies of guerrilla leaders reminiscent of Lawrence, Mao, Guevara and Marighela, glossy Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies additionally analyses the counter-insurgency theories of Gallieni, Callwell, Thompson and Kitson.
It explores such conflicts as:
* the yankee struggle of Independence
* Napoleon's crusade in Spain
* the wars of decolonisation
* the superpowers in Vietnam and Afghanistan
* conflicts in Northern eire, Sierra Leone and Colombia.
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Modern Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies: Guerrillas and their Opponents since 1750 (Warfare and History) by Ian F. W. Beckett