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Guerrilla and Terrorist Organizations

Peter Janke

Guerrilla and Terrorist Organizations

World Directory and Bibliography

by Peter Janke

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Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7270033M
ISBN 100029161509
ISBN 109780029161500

The main strategy and tactics of guerrilla warfare tend to involve the use of a small attacking, mobile force against a large, unwieldy force. The guerrilla force is largely or entirely organized in small units that are dependent on the support of the local population. Tactically, the guerrilla army makes the repetitive attacks far from the opponent's center of gravity with a view to keeping. Book News Ashley, who served with the British Armed Forces and worked in Iraq as a security advisor, created this directory of known terrorist organizations. Alphabetically arranged, the short entries cover the various organizations' ideologies, countries and continents, histories, and significant terrorist activities.

Spectrum of political conflict --Terrorist targets in the s --Personal weapons --Missiles, longer range weapons, and bombs --Detecting explosives, bombs, and guns --Intelligence and the microelectronics revolution --Physical security --Cocaine --Heroin and hashish --Consumers --Rural guerrillas --Latin America --Rural guerrillas --Asia and.   The Premise: This small tome is a tale of two halves, comprised specifically of the IRA’s Green Book, and the Provisional IRA’s (PIRA) Green Book first dates from the largely successful Irish War of Independence, which resulted in the partition of Ireland and forced a political outcome acceptable to both the British and Irish states, while the second was written in the mid.

the guerrilla revolution led by Fidel Castro. initially failed in and left for Mexico after a brief prison sentence. he returned with a small group of guerrillas and built a large guerrilla army. Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentional violence for political or religious purposes. It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in the context of war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel). The terms "terrorist" and "terrorism" originated during the French Revolution of the late 18th century but gained.


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Guerrilla and Terrorist Organizations by Peter Janke Download PDF EPUB FB2

Paul Ashley's "The Complete Encyclopedia of Terrorist Organizations" is a great reference on global militant groups. The author's extensive, in-the-thick-of-the-fight experience in several world regions is demonstrated by his careful attention to practical nuance in each of the entries in this book/5(5).

Defining Terrorism: Terrorism vs. Guerrilla Warfare that insurgents can do. This issue of terrorist versus guerrillas versus insurgents is very difficult for governments themselves to understand or to unpack.

For many years, for example, the US State Department has maintained a list of foreign terrorist organizations. And this is the list. 4 If there is no precedent in the annals of guerrilla warfare for such guerrilla-in-exile practices, there are certain parallels between the Palestinian organizations and the Macedonian IMRO.

Between the two world wars, IMRO established a state within a state inside Bulgaria. With the assistance of the Bulgarian government, IMRO guerrillas frequently crossed the borders, attacking targets in.

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People's Army (Spanish: Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia—Ejército del Pueblo, FARC–EP and FARC) is a guerrilla movement involved in the continuing Colombian armed conflict starting in They are known to employ a variety of military tactics in addition to more unconventional methods, including : –present (dissolved as of.

This book examines the current state of terrorism and guerrilla warfare and indicates how they may develop in the future.

It sets out the different kinds of terrorism and guerrilla warfare and discusses in detail the various types of weapons and techniques favoured by terrorists, assessing for each the latest technological changes and their Cited by: Used in guerrilla warfare and terrorism to describe how a small, weaker force fights a stronger power, but the less powerful side doesn't fight under conventional rules of war Node Any point where info, weapons or personnel are gathered, this is the central target for counter-terrorism and if.

This book is a series of documents the first written inthe last a pamphlet published in English a few months before Che Guevara was killed, a South American revolutionary and hero. The book looks at guerrilla warfare in particular fighting in places of a similar landscape to South America and elsewhere/5.

Islamic terrorism, Islamist terrorism or radical Islamic terrorism are terrorist acts against civilians committed by violent Islamists who claim a religious motivation. The largest numbers of incidents and fatalities caused by Islamic terrorism have occurred in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Yemen and Syria.

In four Islamic extremist groups were responsible for 74% of. Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Inside Terrorist Organizations. Inside Terrorist Organizations. By David C. Rapoport. No cover image. Inside Terrorist Organizations Helena Cobban, The Palestinian Liberation Organization and Arturo Porzecanski, Uruguay's Tupamoros; The Urban Guerrilla.

There is a similar indifference to the. Terrorist groups with a shared enemy or ideology have ample reason to work together, even if they are primarily pursuing different causes. Although partnering with another terrorist organization has the potential to bolster operational effectiveness, efficiency, and prestige, international alliances may expose partners to infiltration, security breaches, or additional counterterrorism : Tricia Bacon.

Peninsula led to a new form of fighter—the “guerrilla”, which derives from the Spanish word guerra, meaning “little war” (Friedlander,p. 52). As a weapon of politics and warfare, MODULE 1 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM 3 these are drawn from terrorist organizations which have been formally designated as such.

Terrorism and guerrilla warfare, whether justified as resistance to oppression or condemned as disrupting the rule of law, are as old as civilization itself. The power of the terrorist, however, has been magnified by modern weapons, including television, which he has learned to : Richard Clutterbuck.

Inthe Guerrilla Army of the Poor merged with three other terrorist organizations, the Guatemalan Labor Party (PGT), the Revolutionary Organization of Armed People (ORPA), and the Rebel Armed Forces (FAR).

Afterthese four groups continued their attacks as one entity, the Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unity (URNG). This is a listing of over guerrilla and terrorist organizations around the world, categorized by host country.

The list was compiled from the Rand Corporation database on terrorism and the book by Peter Janke: "Guerrilla and Terrorist Organisations: A World Directory and Bibliography."Author: Bonnie Cordes.

Terrorist attacks also are now a common tactic in guerrilla warfare. Governments find attacks by terrorist groups difficult to prevent; international agreements to tighten borders or return terrorists for trial may offer some deterrence.

Terrorism reaches back to ancient Greece and has occurred throughout history. Provocation and the Strategy of Terrorist and Guerrilla Attacks Article in International Organization -1(1) December with 50 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

weakest. Because terrorist strikes are small and covert, they do not expose the insur-gents to large-scale retaliation. When the insurgents become stronger, they can turn to guerrilla warfare, which can inflict more damage, while its concentration of lightly armed fighters increases their exposure to governmental countermeasures.

Guerrilla. In fact, although not discussed in the book since the manuscript was completed intoday’s conflicts in Libya, Mali and Syria all involve guerrilla and terrorist attacks by insurgent groups.

“Where an open war is impossible, oppression can continue quietly behind the scenes. Terrorism. Guerrilla warfare, violence, prisons, concentration camps.

I ask you: Is this peace. The true antipode of peace is violence. And those who want peace in the world should remove not. Additional chapters survey terrorist databases and provide a guide to available resources on terrorism in libraries and on the Internet.

It also includes the most comprehensive World Directory of Extremist, Terrorist and other Organizations associated with Guerrilla Warfare, Political Violence, Protest and Organized- and Cyber-Crime.

John Brown as guerrilla terrorist. religious organizations, like other groups, This book places terrorism in a historical and analytical context.

It is a comparison of terrorist groups.Public debate over surrogate forces and proxy warfare has been largely dormant since the end of the Cold War. The conventional wisdom has been that with the end of the U.S.- Soviet rivalry, state sources of support for proxy guerrilla, insurgent, and terrorist organizations dried up, forcing them to look to criminal activity to survive and precipitating the growth of dangerously independent Cited by: 3.Additional chapters survey terrorist databases and provide a guide to available resources on terrorism in libraries and on the Internet.

It also includes the most comprehensive World Directory of Extremist, Terrorist and other Organizations associated with Guerrilla Warfare, Political Violence, Protest and Organized- and Cyber-Crime.