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The Counter-Insurgent State

The Counter-Insurgent State

Guerrilla Warfare and State Building in the Twentieth Century

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guerrilla Warfare,
  • 20th century,
  • Counterinsurgency,
  • Guerrillas,
  • History,
  • Military history, Modern,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPaul B. Rich (Editor), Richard Stubbs (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10386657M
    ISBN 100312165277
    ISBN 109780312165277

    The Reagan Doctrine was stated by United States President Ronald Reagan in his State of the Union address on February 6, "We must not break faith with those who are risking their lives--on every continent from Afghanistan to Nicaragua--to defy Soviet-supported aggression and secure rights which have been ours from birth." It was a strategy implemented by the Reagan . This strategy will not change. We do, however, argue that the marginal improvement of tactical prowess in violent non-state groups may lead to outcomes that have strategic implications for global U.S. counter-terrorist and counter-insurgent operations in two other ways.

    Richard Stubbs has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings. Richard Stubbs’s most popular book is Counterinsurgency In Modern Warfare. The Counter Insurgent State: Guerrilla Warfare And State Building In The Twentieth Century . The US Military generated a series of responses to racial conflicts that occurred in the early s, including the uprisings aboard the Navy ships Kitty Hawk and Constellation. These responses constituted a counter-insurgent code, where the legitimacy of African American servicemen involved in uprisings was questioned. The social and behavioral sciences were .

    The counter-insurgent has to be sensitive and strategic enough to enable the silent minority that is against the insurgency to form a linkage with the neutral majority. This is only possible when the structural conditions are made secure and safe enough for this minority to work in collaboration with the counter-insurgent.   In his book, Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency in Iraq, Professor Hashim speaks with authoritative and intimate knowledge about Iraq, as he tells the story about the insurgency, the U.S. policy, and the Bush administration's strategy to combat the resistance.


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This book brings together several scholars to examine the relationship between guerrilla insurgencies and state building. In essays covering such societies as Mozambique, Algeria, Peru, Malaysia and Sri Lanka the authors show that the rise of guerrilla insurgency can lead states to develop far-reaching programmes of social and economic modernisation or else in some.

A counter-insurgency or counterinsurgency (COIN) is defined by the United States Department of State as "comprehensive civilian and military efforts taken to simultaneously defeat and contain insurgency and address its root causes".

An insurgency is a rebellion against a constituted authority when those taking part in the rebellion are not recognized as belligerents. Get this from a library. The counter-insurgent state: guerrilla warfare and state building in the twentieth century.

[Paul B Rich; Richard Stubbs;] -- "This volume brings together a number of scholars to examine the relationship between guerrilla insurgencies and state building during the twentieth century.

It shows how many states responded to the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Notes on the Contributors - List of Abbreviations - Introduction; & - State Building, Communist Insurgency and Cacique Politics in the Philippines; es - The Malayan Emergency and the Development of the Malaysian State.

Boko Haram: The Counter-Insurgent State book of Counter-Insurgency Operations By Colonel Timothy Antigha. INTRODUCTION In the past couple of weeks so much has been said and reported, particularly in the new media about the so called resurgence of Boko Haram Insurgency and the progress or lack of progress in the efforts of the Armed Forces of Nigeria to deal with the crisis.

Strict interpretations of state actions are forced through gauntlet of difficult probative criteria, while the extra-legal actions of police in oppressed communities and the exercise of vigilantism, even when it supports the existing power structure, is seen as externalto the system, though it is an essential adjunct.

While intrastate war requires mass mobilization, precise counter-insurgent interventions increase information flow. Based on data from Iraq in andthe authors conclude that each coalition-caused civilian casualty was associated with almost one fewer tip each week.

Tighter rules of engagement, such as those enacted by Gens. Paul B. Rich is a freelance writer and researcher who has written extensively on International Affairs. His books include State Power and Black Politics in South Africa, The Counter Insurgent State and Warlords in International is currently engaged in a wider study of Russia in the global system as well as an essay on western intellectual history entitled.

The other book I was reading at the time - Horne's history of the Algerian war -- was far su This is a short theoretical essay on counterinsurgency war by an expert with ties to the French military.

The book is well written and informative, but military theory isolated from particular wars and situations comes across as generic and too lacking 4/5(50). Drawing upon years of experience and scholarship, Ledwidge convincingly argues that nowhere is the contest for control of a population, the delicate interplay between consent and coercion, expressed with greater impact than in the competing legal systems offered by insurgent and counter-insurgent.'.

English book to thoroughly investigate the Shining Path. Rich, Paul B. and Richard Stubbs. The Counter -Insurgent State: Guerrilla Warfare and State Building in the Twentieth Century. New York: St. Martin’s Press, A collection of provocative essays that contribute to our understanding of lat e 20 th-century nation-state development.

New Book Provides a Timely Guide to Understanding Insurgency Warfare. A new book from terrorist expert Seth G. Jones explores the history and details of insurgencies since the end of World War II, providing lessons for those fighting insurgent campaigns today in such countries as Syria, Libya, and Iraq.

This highly engaging and consequential analysis traces the vital links between colonialism and contemporary surveillance, provocatively placing biometrics and the state in some unfamiliar but compelling relations with each other.

The lights keep coming on, to the very end of the book.’ David Lyon - Queen’s University, Ontario. Departments of State and Defense have utilized these networks extensively for official business. Indeed, 95 percent of U.S. military communications occurs over commercial phone lines This technology, however, comes with a price.

Because counterinsurgent soldiers and civilians con-nected with the military might be able to purchase. The difference between counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency is simple: counter-terrorism focuses more narrowly on combating the tactics and strategy of terrorism and those who employ it, while counter-insurgency is a broader category of responses to political violence carried out by minority groups, both terroristic and otherwise.

Although their origins remain somewhat unknown, it is evident that they arose, in part, as expatriate blowback against US counter-insurgent military and paramilitary campaigns in Guatemala, El.

The new paradigm began in Iraq, where counter-insurgent war demanded a suspension of civil and human rights that allowed the US army to identify and track the movements, online activities. Paul Rich () Insurgency, revolution and the crises of the Algerian state, in: Paul Rich & Richard Stubbs (Eds) The Counter-insurgent State: Guerrilla Warfare and State Building in the Twentieth Century (London: Palgrave), pp.

97–; O Peter St John () Algeria: A case study of insurgency in the new world order, Small Wars and. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Richard Stubbs books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

Editor’s note: In this article in the journal Democracy and Security, MWI Director of Research Dr. Lionel Beehner posits that efforts to counter insurgent or terrorist threats that rely on robust state-building, seek to eliminate ungoverned spaces, or focus too heavily on territory will not only often fail to lead to optimal security outcomes, but could also [ ].

This book is based on a dissertation submitted in for a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies at the University of South Africa. The title of the thesis was A Critique on Selected Aspects of the Rhodesian Security Forces Counter-insurgency Stra-tegy, Additional information drawn from subsequent publications has been included where.Abinales, Patricio State Building, Communist Insurgency and Cacique Politics in the Philippines Rich, Paul B Richard, Stubbs The Counter-Insurgent State: Guerrilla Warfare and State Building in the Twentieth Century New York St.

Martin's Press. A Professor Emerita at California State University East Bay, she co-founded the Department of Ethnic Studies and the Women's Studies Program. She is the author of Roots of Resistance: A History of Land Tenure in New Mexico; Indians of the Americas: Human Rights and Self-Determination, and An Indigenous Peoples' history of the United States.