This volume aims to operationalize General John R. Galvin's call for a new paradigm to fight the most prevalent form of conflict in the world today-insurgency. It contributes to the understanding needed to formulate and implement efforts in the contemporary international security arena.
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Context and Concept -- Uncomfortable Wars: Toward a New Paradigm -- Toward an Understanding of Insurgency Wars: The Paradigm -- The Major Components -- Strategic Vision and Insurgency in El Salvador and Peru -- Low Intensity Conflict: The Institutional Challenge -- The Strategic Imperatives for the United States in Latin America -- The Umbrella of Legitimacy -- Other Actions That Make a Difference: The Case of Peru -- Conclusions and Implications -- The Need for Strategic Perspective: Insights from El Salvador -- Conclusion
Max G. Manwaring