"Insurgents, Terrorists and Militias: The Warriors of Contemporary Combat" by Richard Shultz
Published by Columbia University Press
Date: June 27, 2006
Since the end of the Cold War, conventional militaries and their political leaders have confronted a new, brutal type of warfare in which non-state armed groups use asymmetrical tactics to successfully fight larger, technologically superior forces. In order to prevent future bloodshed and political chaos, it is crucial to understand how these unconventional armed groups think and to adapt to their methods of combat.