Two new books offer a glimpse of how advances in technology will change how small wars are fought.
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The emergence of a spectrum of violent non-state actors has complicated the way we talk about armed conflict. Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Jacob Zenn provide a framework for discussing this diverse array of militants.
David Ucko argues that, contrary to the conventional wisdom, authoritarian regimes often attempt to "win hearts and minds" to defeat insurgencies -- with mixed success.
John Mueller and Mark Stewart argue that, since 9/11, the definition of terrorism has expanded to include acts we would have historically classified as insurgent violence – to the point that it limits our ability to fully understand the threat we face.