Principiis rebellionis in India orientalis: taming British counterinsurgency in Malaya 1944-1954

  title={Principiis rebellionis in India orientalis: taming British counterinsurgency in Malaya 1944-1954},
  author={Meor Alif Meor Azalan},
This work dissects Britain's counter-insurgency campaign during the Malayan Emergency and her wider experience at decolonisation in Southeast Asia. The Darurat - as it is known in the local Malay language - is considered as the typical case of a successful modern-day counter-insurgency campaign. The conventional theoretical wisdom posits; that in order to win a counterinsurgency campaign, the force responsible for such a campaign must, similar to Malaya, embark upon a policy of ‘winning hearts… Expand


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