Guerrilla Warfare: Cause and Conflict
DIANE Publishing, 1981 - 83 sider
Presents the author's position that an overpopulated earth, combined with the failure of governments to meet the social needs of their people, is driving disillusioned and despairing populations rapidly toward active participation in, or support of, guerrilla organizations. Although the essay is oriented toward the year 2000 and beyond, the author notes that the "emotional forces which ignite conflicts" already exist in most of the underdeveloped nations and soon will jolt more advanced societies as well. Contains a brief discussion of the operations of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, population projections and tables.
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Side 8 - Therefore, when capable, feign incapacity; when active, inactivity. When near, make it appear that you are far away; when far away, that you are near. Offer the enemy a bait to lure him; feign disorder and strike him. When he concentrates, prepare against him; where he is strong, avoid him. Anger his general and confuse him. Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance. Keep him under a strain and wear him down. When he is united, divide him. Attack where he is unprepared; sally out when he does...
Side 20 - To give arms to all men who offer an honest price for them without respect of persons or principles: to aristocrat and republican, to Nihilist and Tsar, to Capitalist and Socialist, to Protestant and Catholic, to burglar and policeman, to black man white man and yellow man, to all sorts and conditions, all nationalities, all faiths, all follies, all causes and all crimes.
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