Communist strategy of protracted conflict. Consultation with Dr. Robert Strausz-Hupé, Mr. Alvin J. Cottrell [and] Mr. James E. Dougherty. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities.

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StatementCommittee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, second session.
ContributionsStrausz-Hupé, Robert, 1903-
LC ClassificationsDK63.3 .U515
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Paginationvi, 19, i p.
Number of Pages19
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LC Control Number58061934

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The revolutionary setting --A new look at communist strategy --The communists' view of conflict: the larger strategic vision --The indirect approach --Deception and distraction --Monopoly of the initiative --Attrition --Implications: a situation report --The conduct of conflict --The approaching crisis.

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Cottrell ; Mr. James E. Dougherty Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, second session (Including Index). [Robert Strausz-Hupé; Alvin J Cottrell; James E Dougherty; United States. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Strausz-Hupé, Robert, Protracted conflict.

New York, Harper & Row [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Americans must understand the nature of workings of the strategy of protracted conflict before they can hope to meet the challenge of Communist imperialism and turn it back.

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People's war, also called protracted people's war, is a Maoist military strategy. First developed by the Chinese communist revolutionary leader Mao Zedong (–), the basic concept behind People's War is to maintain the support of the population and draw the enemy deep into the countryside (stretching their supply lines) where the population will bleed them dry through a mix of mobile.

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– Joubert Park, Johannesburg, South Africa: National Council to Combat Communism. How specifically does Communist strategy operate. How and where can the U.S. seize the strategic initiative.

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The Protracted Game: A Wei-Ch'i Communist strategy of protracted conflict. book of Maoist Revolutionary Strategy by Scott A. Boorman, Oxford University Press Boorman proposes that the methods of warfare chosen by the Communist Chinese during campaigns against the Nationalist Chinese and the Japan, particularly after the rise of Mao Zedong and the Long March, are based upon the same concepts as wei-ch'i.

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Unconventional warfare has become all too conventional, even if it is not yet adequately understood.

It is paradoxical that the coming of mighty engines of war that literally extend war "out of this world" and threaten violence measured in megadeaths should, in fact, lend strength to the resurgence of a kind of hostilities marked by poisoned bamboo spears, bazooka ambushes and civil war.

These operational elements were envisioned as a pincers designed to crush the enemy. Armed struggle had a strategy “for regular forces” and another for “protracted conflict.” Regular-force strategy included both high tech and limited offensive warfare; protracted conflict included both Maoist and neo-revolutionary guerrilla warfare.

Recognizing the limits of government-sponsored activities in prosecuting a more aggressive strategy to counter the Soviet Union, Barnett sidestepped U.S. officialdom and created a parallel and less-constrained private network to engage in “protracted conflict” for the purpose of.

And the contention, often heard in our midst, that the underdeveloped world represents the decisive battlefield of the Cold War bespeaks the success of Communist strategy in distracting our attack from the most vulnerable sector of the protracted conflict— the Communist system itself.”[7].

Alvin J. Cottrell has 13 books on Goodreads with 14 ratings. Alvin J. Cottrell’s most popular book is Protracted Conflict: A Challenging Study of Communi. It's difficult to make sense of the tactical decisions made by Ho Chi Minh and General Vo Nguyen Giap during the Indochina Wars without understanding: Mao Tse Tung’s Theory of Revolutionary War: Revolutionary war, not guerrilla war.

Clearly guerrilla operations are an important component of revolutionary war, but the underlying principle and fundamental objective is. The author of this book explores Maoist revolutionary strategy by comparing it, by analogy, to strategy in the Chinese game of wei-ch'i (also known in Japan as Go).

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Terror, Insurgency, and the State: Ending Protracted Conflicts: Editors: Marianne Heiberg, Brendan O'Leary, Lauder Professor of Political Science and and Director of the Solomon Asch Center for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict Brendan O'Leary, John Tirman: Edition: illustrated, annotated: Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, ISBN.

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This first volume in a continuing study by the Foreign Policy Research Institute at the University of Pennsylvania is chiefly an analysis of the principles and application of Communist global strategy over a protracted span of time: the use of indirect methods, the employment of deception and distraction, the maintenance of the initiative, and the tactics of attrition and neutralization.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Protracted Game: A Wei-Ch'i Interpretation of Maoist Revolutionary Strategy at Read honest and. The following are a number of writings, both on the concept of Protracted People’s War as a revolutionary strategy, and on the universal applicablity of that strategy (i.e., the use of PPW as a revolutionary strategy in the Imperialist countries, as well as the periphery).

I believe these documents and the ideas they contain are of vital importance to any individuals and organizations that. Vietnam War (–75), conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

It was part of a larger regional conflict as well as a manifestation of the Cold War. sented, for the most part, in A Forward Strategy for America) appear sound, their description of particular situations and their tactical recommendations are often open to question.

One is reluctantly in-clined to concede the contention that the Communist mentality is better adapted than the American to " protracted conflict." But the.

The authors offer a strategy for how America can improve many of its outmoded systems in order to beat the Soviets. Six years later in his book Peace and the Strategy Conflict (), Kintner argues that America must maintain its strategic superiority in order to maintain peace and security in America as well as world at large.

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superior technique for 'conflict management'. The technique is labelled by the writers, borrowing the language of Mao Tse-tung as 'protracted conflict'. The doctrine of protracted conflict, the authors say, 'prescribes a strategy for annihilating the opponent over a period of time by limited.

A communist organization with a scientific strategy capable of diverting resistance and discontent towards revolution does not arise simply from economic, political, and social crises, but must be consciously forged through the hard work of theory and a revolutionary force to emerge, an oppressive system that now seems.

Defense Department policy-makers, in a new five-year defense plan, have accepted the premise that nuclear conflict with the Soviet Union could be protracted and have drawn up their first strategy. The main strategy and tactics of guerrilla warfare tend to involve the use of a small attacking, mobile force against a large, unwieldy force.

The guerrilla force is largely or entirely organized in small units that are dependent on the support of the local population. Tactically, the guerrilla army makes the repetitive attacks far from the opponent's center of gravity with a view to keeping. But early in this book Shepherd, a classicist with several works on Ancient Greek history under his belt, points out that most accounts of the wars rely almost exclusively on Herodotus, largely ignoring the surprisingly voluminous number of ancient works that touch, at least in part, on the protracted conflict.

In this book, Shepherd, who did a. Protracted Conflict: A Challenging Study of Communist Strategy, with James E. Dougherty, Alvin J. Cottrell, and Robert Strausz-Hupé () A Forward Strategy for America, sequel to Protracted Conflict, with Stefan T.

Possony and Robert Strausz-Hupé () The New Frontier of War: Political Warfare, Present and Future () ISBN The communist rebellion in the Philippines is an ongoing conflict between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the New People's Army (NPA), which is the armed wing of the Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).

The conflict is also associated with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), which serves as the political wing of the CPP.

Every Communist must grasp the truth; "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun." "Problems of War and Strategy" (November 6, ), Selected Works, Vol. II, p. The seizure of power by armed force, the settlement of the issue by war, is the central task and the highest form of revolution.

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