n Journal for Contemporary History - The other edge of asymmetry : South Africa's Bush War strategy
|Article Title||The other edge of asymmetry : South Africa's Bush War strategy|
|© Publisher:||University of the Free State|
|Journal||Journal for Contemporary History|
|Author||Helmoed Romer Heitman|
|Publication Date||Feb 2009|
|Pages||1 - 15|
There is much talk today of "asymmetric warfare", with scant regard for the fact that it is nothing new: Guerrilla wars and terrorism have been around since the beginning of armed conflict. Also, few seem to consider that "asymmetry" works both ways: There is nothing that is quite as "asymmetric" as a tank driving over an infantryman. It is this latter aspect of "asymmetric warfare" that this article will explore in the context of the "Bush War".
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