guerrilla force


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guerrilla force

A group of irregular, predominantly indigenous personnel organized along military lines to conduct military and paramilitary operations in enemy-held, hostile, or denied territory.
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Noun1.guerrilla force - an irregular armed force that fights by sabotage and harassment; often rural and organized in large groups
personnel, force - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
guerilla, guerrilla, irregular, insurgent - a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
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About 70% of what remains of the communist guerrilla force operates in Mindanao.
The Iraqi and Syrian officials, however, are still concerned over the likelihood that the remnants of Daesh militants can re-shape as a guerrilla force, capable of waging attacks without territory to defend.
If the offence is perpetrated by an armed guerrilla force, capital punishment shall apply to any person who forms the guerrilla force, undertook its leadership or command.
The Marxist guerrilla force, inspired by the Cuban revolution, originally aimed to redistribute wealth in the tropical South American country.
This comes against the backdrop of the final stages of a peace dialogue between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the main guerrilla force in the country.
1 and 15, the government made another gesture particularly appreciated by the guerrilla force when it refused to authorize the extradition of four guerrilla fighters to the United States.
JI is against militancy in all its forms, may it be armed wings, militias, guerrilla force, etc.
In 2011, for instance, the US Department of Defense (DOD) initiated a dialogue with the South Sudanese army to ensure the latter's transition from a guerrilla force to one that can provide adequate defense capabilities for its people and territory.
Dr Castro led the resistance against the seven-year military rule of President Fulgeneio Batista and commanded the 26 July Army, a guerrilla force that drove the old regime into exile on New Year's Day.
Under the pact, the MILF agreed to disband its guerrilla force, surrender weapons and rebuild communities while the government gives them wider powers to control their economy and culture.
A Fisherman's moon B Poacher's moon C Hunter's moon D Ploughman's moon QUESTION 12 - for 12 points: In which country did the guerrilla force known as the Tamil Tigers fight a long-running battle for autonomy?
For example, Xiaoshan County was liberated by the Jinxiao Detachment (Jinxiao zhidui), an influential local guerrilla force, in May 1949.