Question; This week’s discussion asks you to consider ‘How New is New Terrorism’? Your discussion comments should consider the following questions: 1 What has been the American strategy for fighting insurgency since the 1960’s? 2 What identifiable trends for fighting insurgency have we seen? 3 Reflecting on historical case studies, is insurgency today differen

Question;

This week’s discussion asks you to consider ‘How New is New Terrorism’?

Your discussion comments should consider the following questions:

1 What has been the American strategy for fighting insurgency since the 1960’s?

2 What identifiable trends for fighting insurgency have we seen?

3 Reflecting on historical case studies, is insurgency today different from insurgency in the past?

4 What is your assessment of ‘New Terrorism’ considering the claims and methodological rigor in the Duyvesteyn’s article?

Readings/references

Duyvesteyn, I.  (24 June 2010).  How New Is the New Terrorism? Pages 439-454 Retrieved from, https://doi-org.ezaccess.libraries.psu.edu/10.1080/10576100490483750

Ideology of Insurgency: New Ethnic Focus or Old Cold War Distortions?: Small Wars & Insurgencies: Vol 15, No 1 (tandfonline.com)