Latest Guerrilla warfare Stories

2011-08-17 09:17:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council for Emerging National Security Affairs (CENSA), a leading non-partisan, non-profit research organization focused on national security policy, announces the publication Hybrid Warfare and Transnational Threats. Hard hitting essays by national security luminaries, including Steven Biddle, Martin van Creveld, Sebastian Gorka, Frank Hoffman, Congressman Adam Smith as well as up and coming professionals, many of whom have been on the...

2011-05-10 13:36:09

Despite contrary belief, reducing unemployment in locations with active insurgencies does not decrease the rate of insurgent attacks against government and allied forces. Additionally, it was found that unemployment in these same locations also had no impact in reducing the deaths of civilians. A new study released in the recent issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution (published by SAGE) found that there is no correlation that aiding countries with high rates of unemployed young men leads...

2011-01-12 07:15:00

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In this current economy, small businesses need to use every secret, tactic and advantage they possibly can to get new business. Most of the time, this requires the help of an expert. No one has helped more businesses or sold more books on marketing in history than the "Father" of Guerrilla Marketing, Jay Conrad Levinson. According to Levinson, Guerrilla Marketing can be done by any business, large or small. No big budgets are needed - just time,...

2009-12-17 18:30:44

University of Miami scientists have developed a mathematical model to explore scenarios, assess risks and make predictions for present and future insurgent wars When bombs and bullets left 37 dead during Friday prayers at a mosque in Pakistan, earlier this month, the insurgency was using the element of surprise. Unpredictability is the hallmark of modern insurgent attacks such as this one. However, the likelihood of such events, their timing and strength can now be estimated and managed...

2005-11-29 16:29:39

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld argued on Tuesday that the guerrillas fighting U.S.-led foreign forces and the American-backed government in Iraq do not deserve to be called an "insurgency." Asked at a Pentagon news conference why he did not think the word insurgency applied to enemy forces in Iraq, Rumsfeld said he had "an epiphany." "I've thought about it. And, over the weekend, I thought to myself, you know, that gives them a greater...

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