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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE COIN: THE ROLE OF MILITIA IN COUNTERINSRUGENCY

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Can the success of the Sunni Awakening in Iraq be applied to other counter-insurgency conflicts, or is it an exemplary case? Using case studies including Iraq and Afghanistan, it will be examined whether or not militias can be can be used to fight counterinsurgency campaigns in Afghanistan and generally to other conflicts. It may not work in Afghanistan, and certainly presents a Catch-22 situation, but it may be applicable in certain situations in other conflicts under certain conditions.

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http://digitalarchive.gsu.edu/political_science_theses/43

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