counter-insurgency


counter-insurgency
   waging war in another country
   The insurgents are usually the native inhabitants who seek to establish their own administration in place of that imposed by those who use this expression, such as the French in Algeria, the British in various places, and the Americans in Vietnam:
    Kennedy men revealed the need for brandnew names; counter-insurgency, special warfare. (M. McCarthy, 1967)

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