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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Little wonder then that Swift observes, "With a growing number of parties competing for a shrinking pool of assets, the incentives for dissension and armed insurrection show few signs of subsiding.
Though he personally rejected armed insurrection and preached peaceful conciliation, he sympathetically portrayed the insurrectionaries who had been forced to endure so many social and psychological injustices, and argued that ineffective politicians and the forces of reaction were responsible for this tragic 'explosion of desperation' (p.
So far the outside world has proved powerless to halt the killing in Syria, where repression of initially peaceful protests has spawned an armed insurrection by army deserters.
This is most visible in the case of armed insurrection, and Eder and McKenna provide a succinct account of Muslim rebellion in the Philippines.
Lebanon has tried to distance itself from the events in Syria where the uprising started off in March as a wave of peaceful protests against President Bashar Assad but is now overshadowed by an armed insurrection.
peaceful uprising from morphing into armed insurrection that would discredit
OTTAWA, (SANA) -- Director of the Centre for Research on GlobalizationCA Michel Chossudovsky said that what is happening in Syria is an armed insurrection supported secretly by foreign forces including the United States.
Bahrain's protesters have been largely peaceful, inspired by mass rallies that toppled the leaders of Egypt and Tunisia before sparking an armed insurrection in Libya and smaller protests in other Gulf states such as Oman and Saudi Arabia.
He makes no effort to explain away the North Vietnamese decision in 1959 to initiate an armed insurrection, the infiltration of entire North Vietnamese Army divisions into South Vietnam before American combat forces arrived, or North Vietnamese violation of Laotian and Cambodian neutrality.
It's no longer just handfuls of militia types trading overheated conspiracy theories; it's America's most popular cable news network giving gobs of airtime to people who all but advocate armed insurrection.
Later he decided on an armed insurrection, which masses of blacks in both the South and the North would eagerly join.