Tribal Guerrilla Warfare Against a Colonial Power

  title={Tribal Guerrilla Warfare Against a Colonial Power},
  author={P. Allan and A. Stahel},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  pages={590 - 617}
  • P. Allan, A. Stahel
  • Published 1 December 1983
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Conflict Resolution
The guerrilla war in Afghanistan pits tribes against a colonial power. This form of guerrilla war is put into perspective and used to develop a simple dynamic mathematical model describing (1) the macrocombat interactions between the Afghan guerrilla forces and the Soviet and Afghan regular armies, and (2) the support of the guerrillas by the population. We perform various simulations using parameter values derived from guerrilla wars in South Sudan, Malaysia, and Yugoslavia. Most of our… Expand
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