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LEC18 – Counterinsurgency - War on Guerrillas Nov 10 2009

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PHL378: War and Morality LEC18 Counterinsurgency War on Guerrillas Nov, 10th, 2009 US. Fighting Vietcong Afghanistan Counterinsurgency vs. Regular Army guerrillas do not wear uniform, carries arm openly Lackey: pg. 78 bottom Guerrillas hide amongst civilian population nd Waltzer: pg. 184 beginning of middle paragraph 2 sentence guerrillas depend on villagers insurgency do not identify themselves as soldiers but fight amongst civilians Counterinsurgency vs. Terrorists terrorists targets civilians pure insurgents do obey the discrimination condition in that they do not attack civilians and only attack military personnel instead they invite their enemies to attack the civilians French resistance during WWII is pure insurgency in modern warfare, the insurgency do not only attack military but also civilian What is status of Guerrillas? Waltzer: pg. 176 German army captain says the attack of the German soldiers by Guerrillas are murder only soldiers have the right to attack other soldiers pg. 178 does not take this view with French resistance th
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