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Urban Guerrilla Warfare

Anthony James Joes

Abstract

Guerrilla insurgencies continue to rage across the globe, fueled by ethnic and religious conflict and the easy availability of weapons. At the same time, urban population centers in both industrialized and developing nations attract ever-increasing numbers of people, outstripping rural growth rates worldwide. As a consequence of this population shift from the countryside to the cities, guerrilla conflict in urban areas, similar to the violent response to U.S. occupation in Iraq, will become more frequent. This book traces the diverse origins of urban conflicts and identifies similarities and d ... More

Keywords: guerrilla conflict, urban insurgents, Carl von Clausewitz, Mao Tse-tung, cross-border sanctuary, guerrilla warfares

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780813124377
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813124377.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony James Joes, author