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insurgent

International law a person or group that rises in revolt against an established government or authority but whose conduct does not amount to belligerency
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The Maoist attack in 2013in Chhattisgarh's jungles had claimed the lives of Congress leaders and ordinary people, which showed how lethargy and myopia had helped establish India's reputation as home to some of the world's oldest insurgencies.
Only after the insurgencies were considerably weakened did the state try to adopt a more accommodating response, by trying to rein in security force excesses and human rights abuses and address legitimate political and economic concerns.
In his first chapter, Gleis offers a rapid review of the evolution of insurgency and how, over the past century, we have witnessed an increase in state repression that has served to mobilize the "grass roots" level of society to participate in insurgencies.
There are a number of things that make networked insurgencies prevalent in the contemporary security environment.
After the fall of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, there was an increase in traditionalist insurgencies.
A coalition of individual insurgencies with varying ideologies spread around the world?
The principal difference is that while the Naga, Kashmiri and other ethnic insurgencies are geographically limited, the Maoist uprising has the potential of engulfing the whole country.
Within these goals, the authors pose four major policy questions based on more than forty years of experience: threats modern insurgencies pose to the United States; strategies the U.
Saleh is concerned that any overt US military or CIA presence in Yemen could be even more dangerous for his regime than the insurgencies.
Transnational insurgencies pose a significant challenge for conventional theories of civil conflict, observes Salehyan (political science, U.
The Tamil Tigers, one of the oldest, most popular and best-armed insurgencies in recent times has just been 'solved', or rather dissolved, by military force.
Before the US interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the subsequent outbreak of insurgencies in those countries, counterinsurgency was a badly neglected part of the US defense establishment's security repertoire.