Small Wars Journal

violent non-state actors

Unintended Consequences: How the Global Democracy and Development Community Contribute to the Creation of Violent Non-State Actors Such as Boko Haram

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 2:06am

It is necessary to explore the role development, broadly defined and applied, plays in fuelling a crisis such as his been witnessed through the emergence of Boko Haram.

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Winning Indefinite Conflicts: Achieving Strategic Success Against Ideologically-Motivated Violent Non-State Actors

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 1:45am

If, as President Obama asserted, “ideologies are not defeated by guns,” but by “better ideas,” then how should the U.S. military be used to help achieve strategic success.

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