Armed Groups:Studies in Natl Security Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency

Armed Groups: Studies in National Security, Counterterrorism, and Counterinsurgency

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Contains a discussion of armed groups which are considered to include classic insurgents, terrorists, guerrillas, militias, police agencies, criminal organizations, warlords, privatized military organizations, mercenaries, pirates, drug cartels, apocalyptic religious extremists, orchestrated rioters and mobs, and tribal factions. Includes tables and a graph. Edited by Jeffrey H. Norwitz. Foreword by Stansfield Turner. United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.


Table of Contents:
Foreword, by Admiral Stansfield Turner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . ix
Acknowledgments . . . . . …………. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi
Introduction, by Jeffrey H. Norwitz, Editor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . xv

History and Armed Groups Pirates,Vikings, and Teutonic Knights . . . . . . . . 3
Peter T. Underwood (Naval War College)

The Italian Red Brigades (1969–1984): Political Revolution And Threats to the State...15
Paul J. Smith (Naval War College)

Armed Conflict in Cambodia and the UN Response . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Carole Garrison (Eastern Kentucky University)

Armed Groups and Diplomacy: East Timor’s FRETILIN Guerrillas . . . . .35
Gene Christy (Department of State)

Adapting to a Changing Environment—The Irish Republican Army as an Armed Group...47
Timothy D. Hoyt (Naval War College)

PseudoOperations—A Double-Edged Sword of Counterinsurgency . . . .61
Theodore L. Gatchel (Naval War College)

Present Context and Environment
The Threat to the Maritime Domain: How Real Is the Terrorist Threat? . . . . 75
Rohan Gunaratna (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies)

Armed Groups and the Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Craig H. Allen (University of Washington)

Globalization and the Transformation of Armed Groups…. . . . .115
Querine H. Hanlon (National Defense University)

Is It Possible to Deter Armed Groups?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127
Yosef Kuperwasser (Brigadier General ret, Israeli Defense Forces)

Sanctuary: The Geopolitics of Terrorism and Insurgency…. . . . . . . . . . . . 135
Mackubin Thomas Owens (Naval War College)

Small Wars Are Local: Debunking Current Assumptions About Countering Small Armed Groups . . . . . . . .149
Peter Curry (Marine Corps War College)

Piracy and the Exploitation of Sanctuary. . . . . . . . . . 161
Martin N. Murphy (Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies, King’s College London)

Domestic Terrorism: Forgotten, But Not Gone . . . . . . . . . . .173
Edward J. Valla and Gregory Comcowich (Federal Bureau of Investigation)

The Threat of Armed Street Gangs in America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
Edward J. Maggio (New York Institute of Technology)

Prosecuting Homegrown Extremists: Case Study of the Virginia “Paintball Jihad” Cell. . . . . 201
Steven Emerson (The Investigative Project on Terrorism)

Religion as Inspiration Armed with the Power of Religion: Not Just a War of Ideas...215
Pauletta Otis (United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College)

Arming for Armageddon: Myths and Motivations of Violence In American Christian Apocalypticism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225
Timothy J. Demy (Naval War College)

Glory in Defeat and Other Islamist Ideologies . . . . . . . . . . .237
Mehrdad Mozayyan (Naval War College)

Thinking Differently about Armed Groups
The Erosion of Constraints in Armed-Group Warfare: Bloody Tactics and Vulnerable Targets. . . . . . . . 255
Andrea J. Dew (Naval War College)

Knowledge Transfer and Shared Learning among Armed Groups . . . . .269
James J.F. Forest (Combating Terrorism Center, West Point)

The “Memory of War”: Tribes and the Legitimate Use of Force in Iraq .. . . . 291
Montgomery McFate (Institute for Defense Analysis)

Terrorist or Freedom Fighter? Tyrant or Guardian?. . . . . . . . . . 311
Derek S. Reveron (Naval War College) and Jeffrey Stevenson Murer (University of St. Andrews)

Disrupting and Influencing Leaders of Armed Groups ……… . . . . . . . . . . . .323
Elena Mastors and Jeffrey H. Norwitz (Naval War College)

Armed Groups through the Lens of Anthropology . . . . . . . . . . . .343
David W. Kriebel (Naval War College)

The Shape of Things to Come Children on the Battlefield: The Breakdown of Moral Norms . . . . . . .357
P. W. Singer (The Brookings Institution)

The “New Silk Road” of Terrorism and Organized Crime: The Key to Countering the Terror-Crime Nexus.……. 371
Russell D. Howard and Colleen M. Traughber (Jebsen Center for Counter-terrorism Studies, Tufts University)

Shari’a Financing and the Coming Ummah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389
Rachel Ehrenfeld and Alyssa A. Lappen (American Center for Democracy)

Terrorism as an International Security Problem. . . . . . . . . .. . . .405
Martha Crenshaw (Stanford University)

Takin’ It to the Streets: Hydra Networks, Chaos Strategies, and the “New” Asymmetry . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 419
P. H. Liotta (Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy)

Virtual Sanctuary Enables Global Insurgency . . . . . . . . . . . 431
Richard Shultz (Tufts University)

Armed Groups: Changing the Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 447
T. X. Hammes (Colonel ret, U.S. Marine Corps)

Appendix
United Nations Guidelines on Humanitarian Negotiations With Armed Groups...457
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

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Audience: This publication would be useful to the Army’s analysis community, civilian leaders, military commanders and staff officers at all levels, policymakers, members of government and defense agencies/contractors, and members of military-focused committees.  This publication would also be useful to historians and students engaged with historical/political/military studies.

Keywords: national security, counterterrorism, counterinsurgency, armed groups, terrorist groups, militias, criminal organizations, drug cartels, mobs, guerillas, militias, police agencies, privatized military organizations, mercenaries, pirates, religious extremists, tribal factions

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GPO Stock Number:
008-020-01573-3
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9781884733529
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Publisher:
Defense Dept., Navy, Naval War College
Author:
Norwitz, Jeffrey H.
Turner, Stansfield
Year/Pages:
2008: 501 p.; ill.
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Although this title was given an 008-020 stock number, it is a Navy title and it has a Navy ISBN. NB1327
Key Phrases:
Terrorism
Terrorists
Military History
Sociology
Anthropology
Military Science
Guerrilla Warfare
Violence in Society
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Item Available Date:
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Last Status Update:
01/25/2017

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