When Nonviolent Intervention Meets Terrorism: Which Side Wins?

February 28, 2017/ Article, Tactics, Uncategorized

When armed insurgents in Iraq abducted four members of Christian Peacemaker Teams two weeks ago, something was clearly wrong. Like other hostage situations in Iraq, a shadowy insurgent group took responsibility, The Swords of Truth Brigade. It made a tape of the hostage. They threatened to kill them if their demands – the release of Iraqi prisoners – were not met. But something is very different. Rather than serving as another

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