ISBN 9788170494492,Counter Insurgency Guide

Counter Insurgency Guide




Manas Publications



Manas Publications

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788170494492

ISBN-10 8170494494

Hard Back

Number of Pages 123 Pages
Language (English)

History & Politics

Insurgency is an armed struggle by a group of dissatisfied people against a legitimate government of the state. The main aim of the insurgents is usually to weaken the government and win sufficient popular support. Today, insurgency is at the centre stage of security concerns throughout the world, particularly reaching at an alarming situation in India. Its manifestations are spread across the domains of military terrorism, guerrilla warfare, low intensity conflict and proxy war. It has now become quite essential to put a curb on these subversive activities of the insurgents by initiating all kinds of feasible steps. Civilian government and military agencies must work jointly to maintain peace and harmony in order to reduce insurgent influence over the masses. Concerted effort is of utmost importance to end these mindless violence and brutal killing of the innocents. This book defines the various stages of insurgency and suggests civilian and military efforts how to contain it and address its root causes. The book will serve as a useful guide since it outlines the counter-insurgency scenario, its muances and response mechanism in a comprehensive format, thereby making it accessible and relevant to the leaders, administrators and social reformers and the like concerned with the subject in one way or the other.