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American DatuJohn J. Pershing and Counterinsurgency Warfare in the Muslim Philippines, 1899-1913$
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Ronald K. Edgerton

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813178936

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813178936.001.0001

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Comparative Counterinsurgency and the Moros of Jolo

Comparative Counterinsurgency and the Moros of Jolo

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(p.123) 5 Comparative Counterinsurgency and the Moros of Jolo
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American Datu
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Ronald K. Edgerton

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813178936.003.0006

This chapter compares and contrasts direct and indirect approaches to counterinsurgency as personified by Leonard Wood and John J. Pershing, laying out a point-by-point comparison and analyzing the pros and cons of each. It then introduces a third Moro group (in addition to Maranaos and Maguindanaos), the Tausug Moros of Jolo Island in the Sulu Archipelago. Reacting to Leonard Wood’s aggressive pacification policy, Tausug warriors violently fought back collectively and in individual acts of ritual suicide, or parrang sabbil.

Keywords:   direct and indirect approaches to counterinsurgency, Bates Agreement, Sultan Jamal-ul Kiram II, Tausug, Jolo, parrang sabbil, juramentado

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