insurgency

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insurgency

noun agitators, insurrection, rebellion, uprising
Associated concepts: counter insurgency strategy, global innurgency, quelling insurgency
See also: defiance, disloyalty, insurrection, mutiny, rebellion, revolt
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There are scores of separatist movements and armed insurgencies in India, especially in northeastern states.
India is also locked into a bitter rivalry with its neighbor, Pakistan, which views insurgencies as opportunities to "fish in troubled waters.
Sometimes individuals mistake terrorism for insurgency or criminal organizations for insurgencies.
The first four depict how Islamic insurgencies were resolved by Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union, and the United States.
The third model consists of insurgencies that hope to replace the state but, because they are unable to control significant territory, approach the goal of destroying the state and replacing it in a sequential rather than simultaneous manner.
In light of recent worldwide events, the researchers said: "a better understanding of how, when, and where aid spending helps reduce political violence will both further our understanding of insurgencies, while helping to guide practitioners in applying limited development aid in conflict and post-conflict societies.
In the 1950s, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and China began to export egalitarian insurgencies into Eastern Europe and Asia.
31) Unlike traditional insurgencies, "this insurgency seeks to transform the entire Islamic world .
Look at Manipur which has had a democratically elected government all through, and yet it also has several full- blown insurgencies.
Since that dreadful day, September 11, 2001, insurgencies have become a priority of the United States government largely due the link between Islamic insurgents and global jihadist groups.
But Saleh, concerned that such overt help would mean US military presence in Yemen, assured the CentCom chief that the YAF alone were capable of ending all insurgencies.
Rebels without borders; transnational insurgencies in world politics.