IRREGULAR WARFARE: A violent struggle among state and non-state actors for legitimacy and influence over the relevant populations. IW favors indirect and asymmetric approaches, though it may employ the full range of military and other capabilities… 1,337 more words
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It is somewhat ironic that the murderer of James Foley sports a British accent, it being that the fighting philosophy of the Islamic State itself has been appropriated, to a large extent, from British military strategy, specifically the one espoused by the great British Army officer T.E. Lawrence. Read more.