A Look at Protracted People’s War

Protracted People's War (PPW) is a military theory developed by Mao Zedong during the Chinese Civil War and the war against the Japanese in China. What Mao puts forward is that a guerrilla movement must be able to maintain the support of the people for long enough to wage a long war against an enemy, …

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The Irish Fight for Freedom – Part 3: Partitions, Provos, and Peace?

Following the end of the Civil War, the IRA would be forced into an underground campaign by the Free State. They would remain relevant in the North of Ireland and in border communities but, most of their membership would consist of people from the South. In the antebellum period between the Irish Civil War and …

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The Negative Effects of US Foreign Policy

Since the First World War, the United States has had a general foreign policy of interventionism in world affairs. This interventionism strengthened after the Second World War with the dawn of the Cold War against the USSR. Many justifications have been used for US intervention: spreading democracy, protection of allies, and the protection of US …

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