Managing Terrorism and Insurgency: Regeneration, Recruitment by Cameron I. Crouch

By Cameron I. Crouch

This e-book examines how governments can weaken the regenerative features of terrorist and rebel groups.

The exploration of this query takes the shape of a two-tier exam of 3 rebel actors whose potential to regenerate weakened long ago: front de libération du Québec (FLQ) of Canada, the Movimiento de Liberación Nacional - Tupamaros (MLN-T) of Uruguay and the Provisional Irish Republican military (PIRA) of Northern eire in the course of the mid-1970s.

At the 1st point of its exam, the ebook investigates the level to which the regenerative capacities of the FLQ, MLN-T, and PIRA weakened due to a rise in attrition and a lessen in recruitment. the first targets of this research are to discover even if a declining consumption of recruits performed a lesser, equivalent, or larger function than a burgeoning lack of group of workers in weakening the capacities to regenerate of the 3 rebel actors; and, in flip, to shed higher mild at the broader validity of the existing view in clash stories lessen in recruitment is extra vital than a rise in attrition in effecting the corrosion of an rebel actor's capability to regenerate.

At the second one point of its exploration, the e-book assesses the effectiveness of 5 of the main well-liked coverage prescriptions within the literature and rebel recruitment and attrition: ameliorating grievances, selective repression, discrediting rebel ideology, bettering intelligence assortment, and proscribing civil liberties

This e-book may be of a lot curiosity to scholars of terrorism and counter-terrorism, clash stories, strategic reviews and safeguard reports in general.

Cameron Crouch is presently an Analyst at Allen Consulting staff, an Australian economics and public coverage consulting company. He has a PhD from the Strategic and Defence experiences Centre on the Australian nationwide college.

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