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Contents Foreword by ___________________ Preface I Insurgency in the Modern World The International System The Domestic Context The Domestic-International Interplay Renewed American Involvement Purpose II The Nature of Insurgency Aspects of Politics Types of Insurgencies Identifying Insurgent Types: Six Problems Goal Identification The Means: Politics and Forms of Warfare Summary III Insurgent Strategies Strategic Approaches Assessing Strategic Approaches The Transnational Strategy of Al Qaida: Ephemeral or Enduring? Summary IV The Environment The Physical Environment The Human Environment Summary V Popular Support Types of Popular Support Techniques for Gaining Support Summary VI Organization and Unity Scope Complexity Cohesion Summary VII External Support Types of External Support The Precariousness of External Support Summary VIII Government Response Responding to Insurgent Goals, Strategies, and Means Government Response and the Evaluative Criteria Flexibility, Integrity, and Equanimity Summary IX Concluding Observations Using the Framework Summary Appendix: Syllabus Index About the Author
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Guerrilla warfare -- History -- 20th century.
Guerrilla warfare -- History -- 21st century.
Insurgency -- History -- 20th century.
Insurgency -- History -- 21st century.
Terrorism -- History -- 20th century.
Terrorism -- History -- 21st century.
Military history, Modern -- 20th century.
Military history, Modern -- 21st century.