Structural Vulnerabilities of Networked Insurgencies: Adapting to the New Adversary

Muckian, Martin J.
December 2006
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Winter2006, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p14
Academic Journal
The article discusses modern insurgencies in comparison with Maoist insurgencies. The author also discusses the implications for counterinsurgency methods. While comparing these two types of insurgencies, the author analyzes the structural vulnerabilities of these insurgencies in their organization, political outlook and use of information technology. Taking the conflict in Iraq as a sample of modern insurgency, the author analyzes the methods to combat the insurgent of the 21st century.


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