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Urban Guerrilla Warfare$
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Anthony James Joes

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780813124377

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813124377.001.0001

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Urban Guerrilla Warfare

Anthony James Joes

University Press of Kentucky

A steady rise in urban guerrilla warfare is expected over the intermediate term as more and more people converge in the highly populated cities of many less-developed countries dealing with an insurgency problem. Unlike the guerrillas during the time of Clausewitz and Mao Tse-tung, modern-day urban guerrillas feel no need to have a secure geographical base or a cross-boundary sanctuary, foster a symbiotic relationship with the general population in the city, or avoid direct confrontations with counterinsurgents. This book examines the urban guerrilla conflicts in Warsaw, Budapest, Algiers, Montevideo, Sao Paolo, Saigon, Northern Ireland, and Grozny, focusing on the circumstances of their origin, the nature and number of participants and sympathizers, their level of intensity, their duration, the consequences of their suppression, and the meaning they may hold today.

Keywords:   urban guerrilla warfare, insurgency, Warsaw, Budapest, Algiers, Montevideo, Sao Paolo, Saigon, Northern Ireland, Grozny

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