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Small Wars and Insurgencies

2013 - 2020

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Volume 31, issue 1, 2020

The battle of Aleppo: external patrons and the victimization of civilians in civil war pp. 1-33 Downloads
Keith A. Grant and Bernd Kaussler
Fight after flight? An exploration of the radicalization potential among refugees in Greece pp. 34-60 Downloads
Marina Eleftheriadou
Taking to the streets: the Kurdistan Workers’ Party and the urbanization of insurgency pp. 61-86 Downloads
Rebecca Lucas
War on the Hoof: regional security in Africa and livestock conflicts pp. 87-105 Downloads
Lawrence E. Cline
Small groups of investors and their private armies: the ascendance of private equity firms and their control over private military companies as further evidence of epochal change theory pp. 106-130 Downloads
Bryan T. Stinchfield
Security sector corruption and military effectiveness: the influence of corruption on countermeasures against Boko Haram in Nigeria pp. 131-158 Downloads
Daniel Kofi Banini
The ‘strategy bridge’ as the forgotten dimension of effective COIN: the case of Peru and Sendero pp. 159-180 Downloads
Marina Miron
Ee-imagining Colombia’s new security landscape in the wake of the FARC Peace Accord pp. 181-203 Downloads
James Rochlin
Horn, Sahel and Rift: Faultlines, of the African Jihad pp. 204-208 Downloads
Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos
Mexico’s illicit drug networks and the state reaction pp. 209-210 Downloads
Layne Dittmann

Volume 29, issue 5-6, 2018

The multidimensional nature of the Boko Haram conflict pp. 839-862 Downloads
James J. Hentz
‘The only good jihadist is a dead jihadist’:Boko Haram and de-radicalization around Lake Chad pp. 863-885 Downloads
Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos
Boko Haram’s increasingly sophisticated military threat pp. 886-915 Downloads
Akali Omeni
End of the cycle: assessing ETA’s strategies of terrorism pp. 916-940 Downloads
Charles W. Mahoney
Cyber sheiks and grassroots jihadis: the war in Syria and the devolution of the Bosnian Salafi communities pp. 941-963 Downloads
Aleksander Zdravkovski
Expeditionary police advising: some causes of failure pp. 964-980 Downloads
Donald Stoker and Edward B. Westermann
The effect of foreign state support to UNITA during the Angolan War (1975–1991) pp. 981-1005 Downloads
Quint Hoekstra
The myth of Afghan electoral democracy: the irregularities of the 2014 presidential election pp. 1006-1039 Downloads
Thomas H. Johnson
Explaining the impact of militancy on Iran–Pakistan relations pp. 1040-1064 Downloads
Saira Basit
Are Mao Zedong and Maoist thought irrelevant in the understanding of insurgencies? pp. 1065-1078 Downloads
Paul B Rich
Notes on contributors pp. 1079-1080 Downloads
The Editors

Volume 29, issue 4, 2018

The social structure of armed groups. Reproduction and change during and after conflict pp. 607-628 Downloads
Daniel Bultmann
The FARC’s militaristic blueprint pp. 629-653 Downloads
Francisco Gutiérrez-Sanín
Unity is the exception. Alliance formation and de-formation among armed actors in Northern Mali pp. 654-679 Downloads
Nicolas Desgrais, Yvan Guichaoua and Andrew Lebovich
Bourdieu’s capital and insurgent group resilience:a field-theoretic approach to the polisario front pp. 680-708 Downloads
Claire M. Metelits
Forces of heresy versus forces of conservation: making sense of Hezb-e Islami-ye Afghanistan’s and the Taleban’s positions in the Afghan insurgency pp. 709-734 Downloads
Philipp Münch
The structural origins of social cohesion: the dynamics of micro-solidarity in 1991–1995 Wars of Yugoslav Succession pp. 735-753 Downloads
Siniša Malešević
Network structure of insurgent groups and the success of DDR processes in Colombia pp. 754-775 Downloads
Ernesto Cardenas, Kristian Skrede Gleditsch and Luis Carlos Guevara
The MODEL social structure of an armed group: from Liberian refugees to heroes of Côte d’Ivoire and liberators of the homeland pp. 776-800 Downloads
Ilmari Käihkö
Insurgent courts in civil wars: the three pathways of (trans)formation in today’s Syria (2012–2017) pp. 801-826 Downloads
Regine Schwab
Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States and 1950s Southern Vietnam pp. 827-834 Downloads
Paul B. Rich
Taliban narratives: the use of stories in the Afghanistan conflict pp. 830-834 Downloads
Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
Notes on Contributors pp. 835-837 Downloads
The Editors

Volume 29, issue 3, 2018

Limited Statehood and its Security Implications on the Fragmentation Political Order in the Middle East and North Africa pp. 379-390 Downloads
Abel Polese and Ruth Hanau Santini
From Westphalian Failure to Heterarchic Governance in MENA: The Case of Syria pp. 391-413 Downloads
Raymond Hinnebusch
‘What is in a Name?’: The Role of (Different) Identities in the Multiple Proxy Wars in Syria pp. 414-433 Downloads
Christopher Phillips and Morten Valbjørn
Competitive Statehood in Libya: Governing Differently a Specific Setting or Deconstructing its Weak Sovereign State with a Fateful Drift Toward Chaos? pp. 434-455 Downloads
Philippe Droz-Vincent
Between the Cracks: Actor Fragmentation and Local Conflict Systems in the Libyan Civil War pp. 456-490 Downloads
Andrea Carboni and James Moody
Security Assistance in a Post-interventionist Era: The Impact on Limited Statehood in Lebanon and Tunisia pp. 491-514 Downloads
Ruth Hanau Santini and Simone Tholens
Hizbullah’s Shaping Lebanon Statehood pp. 515-536 Downloads
Daniel Meier
Recognizing Fragmented Authority: Towards a post-Westphalian Security Order in Iraq pp. 537-559 Downloads
Damian Doyle and Tristan Dunning
Competing for Control over the State: The Case of Yemen pp. 560-578 Downloads
Maria-Louise Clausen
A Dangerous Method: How Mali Lost Control of the North, and Learned to Stop Worrying pp. 579-603 Downloads
Edoardo Baldaro
Notes on Contributors pp. 604-605 Downloads
The Editors

Volume 29, issue 2, 2018

The Central Asian Militants: Cannon Fodder of Global Jihadism or Revolutionary Vanguard? pp. 189-206 Downloads
Anna Matveeva and Antonio Giustozzi
Modern Irregular Warfare: The ISIS Case Study pp. 207-228 Downloads
Andrea Beccaro
ISIS’s Warfare Functions: A Systematized Review of a Proto-state’s Conventional Conduct of Combat Operations pp. 229-244 Downloads
Thomas Maurer
The Environment as a Factor in Small Wars pp. 245-268 Downloads
Marina Malamud
The Bush War to Save the Rhino: Improving Counter-poaching Through Intelligence pp. 269-290 Downloads
Kristian Gustafson, Touko Sandstrom and Luke Townsend
Command Coordination and Tactical Effectiveness in Counter-insurgency Operations: Lessons from the South Korean Campaign pp. 291-315 Downloads
Soul Park and Seung Joon Paik
Developing Civil Society in the Non-state Sphere: Welfare and Rights-based Organisations Associated with Ethnic Armed Groups in Myanmar pp. 316-343 Downloads
Stan Jagger
A Question of ‘Government’ Control: Afghanistan DDR Programs Since 2001 pp. 344-366 Downloads
Major William Selber
European Imperial Expansion, the Projection of Military Power and Colonial Insurgencies pp. 367-373 Downloads
Paul B. Rich
Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador’s Civil War pp. 374-376 Downloads
Srobana Bhattacharya
Notes on Contributors pp. 377-378 Downloads
The Editors

Volume 29, issue 1, 2018

The Illusion of Afghanistan’s Electoral Representative Democracy: The Cases of Afghan Presidential and National Legislative Elections pp. 1-37 Downloads
Thomas H. Johnson
Beyond the Unidades de Polícia Pacificadora: Countering Comando Vermelho’s Criminal Insurgency pp. 38-67 Downloads
Claudio Ramos da Cruz and David H. Ucko
Diversionary Tactics and the Ethiopia–Eritrea War (1998–2000) pp. 68-90 Downloads
Charity Butcher and Makda Maru
The Prickly Thorn: A Re-evaluation of Orde Wingate and the Special Night Squads pp. 91-111 Downloads
Preston Jordan Lim
Formation of Insurgent Groups: MEND and Boko Haram in Nigeria pp. 112-130 Downloads
Olayinka Ajala
Looking in: External Views of the Way Forward in Thai Southern Insurgency pp. 131-140 Downloads
Thomas A. Marks
Hybrid War and Its Countermeasures: A Critique of the Literature pp. 141-163 Downloads
Robert Johnson
A Cursed and Fragmented Island: History and Conflict Analysis in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea pp. 164-186 Downloads
Antonino Adamo
Notes on Contributors pp. 187-188 Downloads
The Editors
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