guerrilla warfare

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guerril′la war′fare


n.
the use of surprise raids, sabotage, etc., by small, mobile groups of irregular forces operating in enemy territory.

guerrilla warfare

Military and paramilitary operations conducted in enemy-held or hostile territory by irregular, predominantly indigenous forces. Also called GW. See also unconventional warfare.
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guerrilla warfare

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France and Mali have vowed to continue cooperation and combat radical elements, which have been making guerrilla attacks, mostly in the north of Mali, but have now brought the terror campaign to the capital, Bamako, with the shooting at the central restaurant over the weekend.
Beirut: Unidentified gunmen attacked IS militants in the eastern Syrian town of Al Mayadin overnight, killing more than 12, the latest in a series of guerrilla attacks on the ultra-hardline group in areas it controls near the Iraqi border.
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Shebab, al-Qaida's main affiliate in Africa, controls vast swathes of rural Somalia from which it carries out regular guerrilla attacks against government institutions and international forces based in the capital Mogadishu.
He helped found a military branch of the ANC that used guerrilla attacks against the government, and was imprisoned for 27 years.
Shebab gunmen have largely fled ahead of the AU advance, only to later stage guerrilla attacks.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Officials in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday said guerrilla attacks would not bust their morale, pledging continued efforts to hold transparent presidential elections.
Wing, flanking, and guerrilla attacks require positioning, concentrating resources along a narrow front and clearly differentiating the business brand from competitors.
They accommodated several thousand activists from various parts of the country in protests that at times were marked by bloody guerrilla attacks.
Military analyst General Abdul Rehman Zaheen says that Taliban had increased their guerrilla attacks, and that they could further increase these assaults.
Japan is expected to introduce a new defense posture emphasizing security around the Nansei islands in Okinawa Prefecture while flexibly addressing terrorism and guerrilla attacks, rather than preparing only for external invasions, a draft of its forthcoming policy guidelines showed Saturday.
He wants to carry out guerrilla attacks on the US forces wherever they have bases in the region.