partisan warfare


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partisan warfare

Not to be used. See guerrilla warfare.
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Before partisan warfare had been officially recognized by the government, thousands of enemy stragglers, marauders, and foragers had been destroyed by the Cossacks and the peasants, who killed them off as instinctively as dogs worry a stray mad dog to death.
The partisan warfare flamed up most fiercely in the latter days of October.
The release represented a moment of closure nearly two years in the making, but also the starting bell for a new round of partisan warfare.
Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women and Politics Institute at American University, was a co-author of a 2016 examination of "the prevailing view that women are more likely than men to move forward a legislative process that has so long been plagued by polarisation and partisan warfare." Testing the thesis in a variety of ways, the researchers "came up with no evidence for it whatsoever, no matter where we looked."
Partisan warfare in Washington over North Korea, however, is nothing new.
Politicians take increasingly inflexible and extreme positions, leading to gridlock, partisan warfare, and the sense that our seats of government are nothing but cesspools of hypocrisy, childishness, and waste.
Malcom's recounting of these partisan warfare operations is quite detailed and makes for riveting reading.
When the politics and the craziness of Washington internecine partisan warfare are stripped away, there is case to be made that Trump has a real plan to fight and win a real war.
While the idea that the products of paid opposition research are being main-lined by name news outlets makes an ongoing mockery of claims to objective reporting, that part of the story is hardly newit goes back at least to the partisan warfare of the 1990s.
In Total Resistance, his seven-volume series on unconventional warfare, von Dach propagated a concept of resistance conducted by the entire population, which he termed partisan warfare. (11) The Swiss General Staff rejected this approach amid concerns over the law of land warfare and the maintenance of governance over a population of partisans, and chose instead a conventional doctrine with an integrated resistance plan.
Fans of stories with Red Dawn-style partisan warfare will find much to enjoy.
It was partisan warfare, which from its very nature and circumstances, was severe and irregular; particularly when at its height and after lenient measures had been tried in vain.