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Low-intensity Conflict
Old Threats In A New World



ISBN 9780429041334
Published August 15, 2019 by Routledge
332 Pages

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The end of the cold war does not necessarily mean the end of the social and political instability that can lead to low-intensity conflicts. This book provides fresh insights into a difficult subject by bringing together knowledgeable contributors who have the academic expertise, operational experience, and strategic perspective essential to underst

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Preface -- The Challenge, the Concepts, and the Context -- Introduction -- United States Government Organization and Capability to Deal with Low-Intensity Conflict -- The Threat in the Contemporary Peace Environment: The Challenge to Change Perspectives -- Conflict in the Post-Cold War Era -- Selected Cases of Low-Intensity Conflict -- Thailand: The Domino That Did Not Fall -- The Guatemalan Counterinsurgency Campaign of 1982-1985: A Strategy of Going It Alone -- Ethiopia: A Successful Insurgency -- The Shining Path in Peru: Insurgency and the Drug Problem -- Iran: Terrorism and Islamic Fundamentalism -- Afghanistan: Low-Intensity Conflict with Major Power Intervention -- El Salvador: Transforming Society to Win the Peace -- Implications and Conclusions -- Government, Politics, and Low-Intensity Conflict -- Low-Intensity Conflict and the International Legal System -- Implications of Low-Intensity Conflict for United States Policy and Strategy -- Final Reflections

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Biography

Edwin G. Corr