11:29:10 Notes

11:29:10 Notes - International Security Notes November 28,...

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International Security Notes November 28, 2010 this upcoming Wednesday, Professor Kocher will not be here Papers will be returned on Wednesday Final is cumulative Short Answer Question + one longer essay You will have a choice in both sections INSURGENCY As a form of warfare conventional warfare (destroy opposing army) coercion (impose costs on opposing state) genocide/cleansing (destroy population) insurgency (control population) Characteristics irregular forces on at least one side lack of clearly-de±ned battle±elds or front lines (“war without fronts”) large asymmetry of combat power heavy weapons on one side, no airpower or armor on the other side little “combat” ; many civilian victims lack of agreement over the basic terms of con²ict convention warfare involves some understanding about what would constitute a victory and defeat in warfare Examples Yugoslavia (Chetniks) Indochina/Vietnam (Viet Minh, Viet Cong) Algeria (FLN) El Salvador (FMLN) Turkey (PKK, “Kurdish Rebellion”) Peru (Senfero Luminoso)
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