Unconventional Warfare in South Asia: Shadow Warriors and Counterinsurgency

Unconventional Warfare in South Asia: Shadow Warriors and Counterinsurgency

by Kaushik Roy, Scott Gates

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472405791
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 02/28/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Scott Gates is Professor of Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Director of the Centre for the Study of Civil War at Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) in Norway. Kaushik Roy, Dr., is a Reader in the Department of History, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India and a Senior Researcher at the Centre for the Study of Civil War (CSCW) at Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) in Norway.


Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; Counter-insurgency: theories and tools in South Asia; Tribes, state-building and guerrillas in North-East India; Communist insurgencies: Maoists in Nepal and India; Jihadis in Kashmir; Insurgencies and counter-insurgencies in Pakistan; Insurgency and counter-insurgency in Afghanistan: from the Soviets to the Americans; Insurgency and counter-insurgency in the Punjab; Insurgency and counter-insurgency in Sri Lanka: 1983-2009; Conclusion; Index.


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