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While some resistance remains, the Taliban will transition from an insurgency to a ruling government.
WHY ISIS ATTACKED THE KABUL AIRPORT—AND WHAT’S COMING NEXTDENNIS MURPHYAUGUST 27, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
This violence, in part, fueled the insurgency, mitigating the good America also did the country.
THE CRITICS OF WAR IN AFGHANISTAN PROVED PRESCIENTJEREMY VARONAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In addition to assurances that the insurgency was on its heels, officials often trotted out statistics about lower infant mortality rates, increased life expectancy and vastly improved educational opportunities for girls.
WHAT THE US DIDN’T LEARN IN AFGHANISTAN, ACCORDING TO THE GOVERNMENT’S OWN INSPECTOR GENERALBY MEGAN ROSEAUGUST 19, 2021PROPUBLICA
Back then, Afghanistan was wide open for al-Qaida, but there had not yet been a civil war in Syria, an insurgency and its still-unsettled aftermath in Iraq, a revolution in Libya followed by a civil war.
WHY WAS THERE SO LITTLE RESISTANCE WHEN AFGHANISTAN COLLAPSED?TRACY MORANAUGUST 16, 2021OZY
Fighting an insurgency is a long game indeed, and we did not heed the historical need for patience –the opposite of unwarranted self-confidence.
I WAS DEEPLY INVOLVED IN WAR IN AFGHANISTAN FOR MORE THAN A DECADE. HERE'S WHAT WE MUST LEARNJAMES STAVRIDISAUGUST 16, 2021TIME
These numbers would fluctuate over the course of the wars, but with the exception of the initial invasion of Iraq, the troops were mostly used for the micro-battles of counter insurgency.
HERE’S HOW THE US ARMY PLANS ON WINNING THE WARS OF OUR FUTUREROB VERGERAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Two possible scenarios, outlined in a January document on doctrine, reveal how fighting a war at scale is different from fighting against an insurgency.
HERE’S HOW THE US ARMY PLANS ON WINNING THE WARS OF OUR FUTUREROB VERGERAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
He evoked Confederate symbols and stoked fears of a mass insurgency, threatening riots similar to the ones that accompanied the desegregation of the University of Mississippi the previous year, which left two people dead and hundreds injured.
HOW ROBERT F. KENNEDY SHAPED HIS BROTHER'S RESPONSE TO CIVIL RIGHTSPATRICIA SULLIVANAUGUST 11, 2021TIME
In the aftermath of an insurgency that briefly occupied the US Capitol, corporate America is flexing its political muscle.
AMERICAN DEMOCRACY IS STILL UNDER ATTACK—BY CORPORATE INFLUENCEJOHN DETRIXHEJANUARY 15, 2021QUARTZ
If you’re dealing with an insurgency or a criminal group, they’ll probably have an ability to tax wherever you are.
WHEN YOUR SAFETY BECOMES MY DANGER (EP. 432)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 24, 2020FREAKONOMICS
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WORDS RELATED TO INSURGENCY

  • apostasy
  • defiance
  • disobedience
  • dissent
  • heresy
  • insubordination
  • insurgence
  • insurgency
  • insurrection
  • nonconformity
  • revolution
  • rising
  • schism
  • uprising
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