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Not the Wars You’re Looking For: Malaya, Greece, the Philippines

Jacqueline L. Hazelton

in Bullets Not Ballots: Success in Counterinsurgency Warfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754784
eISBN:
9781501754807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754784.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines support for the compellence theory in three cases: the Malayan Emergency, the Greek Civil War, and the Philippines' campaign against the Huk insurgency. In the British campaign ... More


A New Laboratory: Dhofar, Oman

Jacqueline L. Hazelton

in Bullets Not Ballots: Success in Counterinsurgency Warfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754784
eISBN:
9781501754807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754784.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses how the British-led counterinsurgency campaign in Dhofar, Oman, which ran from 1965 to 1976, provides support for the compellence theory. The sultan of Oman, Sa'id bin Taimur, ... More


Counterinsurgency Success: Costs High and Rising

Jacqueline L. Hazelton

in Bullets Not Ballots: Success in Counterinsurgency Warfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754784
eISBN:
9781501754807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754784.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter argues that counterinsurgency success is about power, co-optation, building a coalition, and crushing opposition, not good governance. In the cases examined in the previous chapters, ... More


How Much Does the Compellence Theory Explain?: Turkey and the PKK

Jacqueline L. Hazelton

in Bullets Not Ballots: Success in Counterinsurgency Warfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754784
eISBN:
9781501754807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754784.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter focuses on the case of Turkey against the Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan (Kurdistan Workers' Party; PKK) in 1984–1999, which involves a democracy conducting a counterinsurgency campaign on ... More


State Building during Escalation in Vietnam

Aaron Rapport

in Waging War, Planning Peace: U.S. Noncombat Operations and Major Wars

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453588
eISBN:
9780801455643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453588.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses the Johnson administration's emphasis on combat operations as the solution for the Vietnam War. As the communist insurgency in South Vietnam (RVN) intensified with the ... More


The Jeju 4.3 Events

Hun Joon Kim

in The Massacres at Mt. Halla: Sixty Years of Truth Seeking in South Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452390
eISBN:
9780801470677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452390.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter describes the incidents of the Jeju 4.3 events. State agents such as the military, or rightist youth groups, including the Northwest Youth Association were said to have caused 84.4 ... More


High Cost Success: El Salvador

Jacqueline L. Hazelton

in Bullets Not Ballots: Success in Counterinsurgency Warfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754784
eISBN:
9781501754807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754784.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter evaluates how the counterinsurgency campaign during the Salvadoran civil war provides support for the compellence theory. In El Salvador from 1979 to 1992, the U.S.-backed government ... More


Regular Soldiers, Irregular War: Violence and Restraint in the Second Intifada

Devorah S. Manekin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750434
eISBN:
9781501750458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750434.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

What explains differences in soldier participation in violence during irregular war? How do ordinary men become professional wielders of force, and when does this transformation falter or fail? This ... More


Bullets Not Ballots: Success in Counterinsurgency Warfare

Jacqueline L. Hazelton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754784
eISBN:
9781501754807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754784.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book challenges the claim that winning “hearts and minds” is critical to successful counterinsurgency campaigns. Good governance, this conventional wisdom holds, gains the besieged government ... More


Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics, and Religion

Peter Bergen (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780190252656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199893072.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The longest war the United States has ever fought is the ongoing war in Afghanistan. But when we speak of “Afghanistan,” we really mean a conflict that straddles the border with Pakistan—and the ... More


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