By Peter G. Thompson
Drawing on foreign case reports and histories, the paintings analyzes the pursuits, ideas, and inner composition of armed teams and the environments that foster them. It demonstrates that armed teams frequently behave in an “hybrid” model, be it the felony activities terrorists teams take to fund their ambitions or the position terrorist activities play in felony businesses. As such dividing traces blur, governments have to work out how, the place, and while those armed teams are working in zones of clash or peace, in addition to their motivations, constructions, and supreme targets.
This thorough and groundbreaking examine will supply scholars with a strategic view of who armed teams are, tips on how to research them, and what geopolitical and geostrategic elements impression their origins and operations.
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Armed Groups: The 21st Century Threat by Peter G. Thompson