Armed Struggle In Palestine: A Political-military Analysis, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Armed Struggle In Palestine

A Political-military Analysis, 1st Edition

By Bard E. O'neill


336 pages

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Hardback: 9780367018047
pub: 2019-04-18

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Bard O'Neill investigates the Palestinian guerrilla movement and assesses the probability that the fedayeen will achieve their aim of liberating Palestine—including Israel—by means of protracted revolutionary insurgency. His analytic framework incorporates several factors that have a critical bearing on the outcomes of protracted insurgencies; thes

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Framework for Analysis -- The Political Context -- Israeli Counterinsurgency and the Environment -- Popular Support -- Organization and Cohesion -- External Support -- The Uncertain Future -- UN Security Council Resolution No. 242 -- Incidents and Casualties -- Refugees: Location by Country -- Terrorists Killed According to Organizational Affiliation -- Estimated Fedayeen Order of Battle

About the Author

Bard E. O'Neill is director of Middle East Studies at the National War College and senior research fellow in the National Defense University Research Directorate. Major O'Neill holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Denver. His publications include Revolutionary Warfare in the Middle East, The Energy Crisis and U.S. Foreign Policy, which he coedited, and a number of articles dealing with Middle Eastern affairs.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies