Trends in Outside Support for Insurgent Movements / Edition 1

Trends in Outside Support for Insurgent Movements / Edition 1

by Daniel L. Byman, Peter Chalk, Bruce Hoffman, William Rosenau
     
 

ISBN-10: 0833030523

ISBN-13: 9780833030528

Pub. Date: 10/26/2001

Publisher: Rand Publishing

The most useful forms of outside support for an insurgent movement include safe havens, financial support, political backing, and direct military assistance. Because states are able to provide all of these types of assistance, their support has had a profound impact on the effectiveness of many rebel movements since the end of the Cold War. However, state support

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The most useful forms of outside support for an insurgent movement include safe havens, financial support, political backing, and direct military assistance. Because states are able to provide all of these types of assistance, their support has had a profound impact on the effectiveness of many rebel movements since the end of the Cold War. However, state support is no longer the only, or indeed necessarily the most important, game in town. This book assesses post-Cold War trends in external support for insurgent movements and describes the frequency with which states, diasporas, refugees, and other non-state actors back guerrilla movements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833030528
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
10/26/2001
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
1460L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Figure
Tables
Summary
Acknowledgments
Acronyms
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2State Support for Insurgencies9
Ch. 3Diaspora Support for Insurgencies41
Ch. 4Refugee Support for Insurgencies61
Ch. 5Other Non-State Supporters of Insurgencies71
Ch. 6Assessing the Impact of External Support83
Ch. 7Implications for the Analysis of Insurgency103
App. AOutside Support for Insurgencies, 1991-2000109
App. BThe LTTE's Military-Related Procurement117
References123

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