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Word: insurgent

Definition: rebellious; N.


Sentences Containing 'insurgent'

"La Casa de la Magdalena", Olaya Editores, (1977), a history of the house of Simon Bolivar in Peru, "Essays of Resistance" University of Glasgow, (1991), three essays on Latin America, "Terrorism in Peru", Jananti, Edinburgh, 1995, a tale of the war between the government of Peru and the Shining Path insurgent organisation.
A newspaper reported that "He is not of the insurgent type...At heart, observers Boston say, he dissents from many of the policies of the New Deal," but "he will stay on the reservation" and "he will avoid an open break."
Although the French commissioners were unwilling to treat with the insurgent Lords of the Congregation, they offered the Scots certain concessions from King Francis and Queen Mary, including the right to summon a parliament according to use and custom.
Another major point of contention was the cessation of aid to insurgent groups, particularly United States aid to the Contras.
As a democratic government free from domestic insurgent problems, Honduras could easily comply with the terms of the Esquipulas accord. The Central American Peace Agreement, variously referred to as "Esquipulas II" or the "Arias Plan", initially required the implementation of certain conditions by November 5, 1987.
By the fall of 1918, Anti-Bolshevik White Forces in the east included the People's Army (Komuch), the Siberian Army (of the Siberian Provisional Government) and insurgent Cossack units of Orenburg, Ural, Siberia, Semirechye, Baikal, Amur, and Ussuri Cossacks, nominally under the orders of general VG Boldyrev, Commander-in-Chief, appointed by the Ufa Directorate.
Due to a lack of funding and human resources, an arms embargo that made it difficult to re-establish a national security force, and general indifference on the part of the international community, President Yusuf found himself obliged to deploy thousands of troops from Puntland to Mogadishu to sustain the battle against insurgent elements in the southern part of the country.
During the Mexican War of Independence, an insurgent group under Captain Elosúa formed, which was defeated by the royalist army in 1819, burning houses and storage facilities in the town, leaving it in ruins.
During this time, the MEU participated in 14 named operations and uncovered vast quantities of insurgent arms, ammunition and ordnance.
Following the transition to the communist Democratic Republic of Afghanistan and the Soviet invasion, while the Tajiks and Pashtuns of Baghlan aligned themselves with the insurgent Jamiat-e Islami and Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin, Sayed Mansur received government funding and arms to form a local militia of his traditionally marginalised Ismaili supporters.
Gradually, the Suazo Córdova administration began to perceive the FSLN (commonly known as "Sandinista") administration as obstructionist in regional and international forums, as well as a subversive force that intended to undermine political stability in Honduras through intimidation, propaganda, and direct aid to incipient insurgent groups.
He argues that successful counterinsurgency is about out-governing the enemy and winning the adaptation battle to provide integrated measures to defeat insurgent tactics through political, administrative, military, economic, psychological and informational means.
He became a general and governor of the province with his militia reaching 13,000 troops by 1989, but at the same time collaborated with insurgent groups, allowing them to operate in Baghlan provided they did not interfere with logistics transport in the region.
His conservative social views made him vulnerable to insurgent campaigns in the Democratic primaries in 2004 and 2006, but he narrowly won the nomination both years.
In 1264, he was one of the insurgent barons who defeated Henry III at the battle of Lewes, and took him and the prince prisoner, confining them in Hungerford Castle.
In 2013 a British Royal Marine soldier was convicted of murder after shooting to death an unarmed and injured Afghan insurgent, contrary to the Geneva Convention.
In an interview with the Silski Visti (Village News) newspaper on January 29, 2009 Yuriy Lutsenko declared that "The People's Self-Defense as an insurgent, protesting, and not very structured civil movement has ceased to exist".
In the period following the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the RPG became a favorite weapon of the insurgent forces fighting U.S. troops.
Incidentally, the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) never operated in Luhansk.
Metropolitan Oleksiy was allegedly executed in Volhynia on May 7, 1943 by members of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA).
Most crimes in Ochota district ended with the fall of the last insurgent redoubt in the building of the Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny (Military Geographic Institute) on August 13, 1944.
One of his photos, of a masked insurgent carrying a grenade launcher and a police flak jacket after a November 2004 police station attack, gained particular attention and was described by "New York Times" journalist Michael Kamber as "one of the seminal images of the war — a single photo that captured Iraq's descent into chaos and the inability of the Iraqi and American governments to protect resources, or pretty much anything else at that point".
One study has compared the number of insurgent attacks in Iraq to the number of "anti-resolve" statements in the US media, the release of public opinion polls, and geographic variations in access to international media by Iraqis.
Over the course of its time in Iraq, the MEU participated in 14 named operations and uncovered vast quantities of insurgent arms, ammunition and ordnance.
Since then, other insurgent groups, especially those with Islamist leanings, have apparently eclipsed al-Awda in the insurgency and the group has not surfaced often in the media since the autumn of 2003.
The 2008 Battle of Mogadishu began when Ethiopian soldiers started entering insurgent-held parts of the city which sparked heavy street fighting.
The agreement, signed on August 7, called for the cessation of outside aid and support to insurgent forces but allowed the continuation of such aid to government forces.
The American army is ranking the RPG-29 threat to American armor as high; they have refused to allow the newly formed Iraqi army to buy it, fearing it will fall into the insurgent hands.
The ANCOP personnel have thwarted several insurgent attacks over the last few years in Kabul.
The Arusha Accords established a Broad-Based Transitional Government (BBTG), including the insurgent Rwandese Patriotic Front and the five political parties that had composed a temporary government since April 1992 in anticipation of general elections.
The authors identified this as an "emboldenment effect" and concluded "insurgent groups respond rationally to expected probability of US withdrawal." Criticisms of pro-invasion bias.
The conditions included establishing decrees of amnesty in those countries involved in insurgent conflicts, initiating dialogue between governments and unarmed political opposition groups (or groups that had availed themselves of amnesty), undertaking efforts to negotiate cease-fires between governments and insurgent groups, ceasing to allow outside aid to insurgent forces, denying the use of each country's national territory to "groups trying to destabilize the governments of the countries of Central America", and ensuring conditions conducive to the development of a "pluralistic and participatory democratic process" in all of the signatory states.
The first release was a compilation called "For A Life of Sin: A Compilation of Insurgent Chicago Country" (1994) that Nan, Rob and Eric self-funded in an effort to document the local insurgent-country scene that had grown up around a network of artist-friendly clubs and independent record labels in Chicago at that time.
The intense battle spread out across three districts in the northern quarter of the capital Mogadishu, with Ethiopian troops expanding into insurgent strongholds for the first time in weeks.
The Kenyan fear that the insurgency might escalate into an all-out war with phalanxes of well-equipped Somali troops was coupled with a concern about the new insurgent tactic of planting land mines.
The Lake Tharthar Raid was an Iraqi commando raid on a large insurgent training camp at Lake Tharthar on March 23, 2005.
The next crime RONA committed was in the insurgent field hospital grenaded in Langiewicza 11/13 Street.
The plan also called for renewed negotiations on arms reduction and an end of outside aid to insurgent forces.
The plan called for dialogue between governments and opposition groups, amnesty for political prisoners, cease-fires in ongoing insurgent conflicts, democratization, and free elections in all five regional states.
The researchers found that insurgent attacks spiked by 5 to 10% after increases in the number of negative reports of the war in the media.
They were to fight the insurgent post at Reduta Kaliska (Kalisz Redoubt).
Vasyl Stepanovych Kuk ( (pseudonym Koval)) (January 11, 1913 – September 9, 2007) was a Ukrainian nationalist who was the last leader of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, following the death of Roman Shukhevych.
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