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?
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)