ALLIES hosts discussion on counterinsurgency

Tufts Daily
Oct 02

Tufts Alliance Linking Leaders in Education and the Services (ALLIES) hosted a panel discussion on the future of counterinsurgency featuring three experts in the field on Tuesday night at 6 p.m. in Barnum Hall.

Colonel Andrew Zacherl, International Security Studies Program military fellow at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, spoke first, detailing his personal experience in military information support and the challenges that counterinsurgency faces.

Zacherl explained that one must first understand what constitutes an insurgent, which includes those involved in armed revolt against a recognized authority. In recent years, however, there has been a rise in multipolarity, in which multiple armed groups are involved in an insurgency.

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