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The Ohio State University

1. Moore, Christopher D. Beyond a Contest of Wills: A Theory of State Success and Failure in Insurgent Conflicts.

Degree: PhD, Political Science, 2008, The Ohio State University

Within a large and growing literature on insurgencies, scholars have engaged in fierce debate about the determinants of conflict outcomes. Having noted that materialcapability is a poor predictor of conflict outcomes, intense disagreement has arisen over why this is the case. Some argue that insurgencies are defeated through military andpolice means of punishment and prosecution. This is referred to as the combat model. Others argue that insurgencies are ultimately defeated through political means, and I referto this as the social model. Why each of these two processes is thought to be more effective is rarely well explained or specified by their proponents. Because each of these model yields different and competing expectations for the outcomes of insurgent conflicts, I evaluate their relative merits in this study. To evaluatethese two competing schools of thought in the security studies literature, I present a conditional theory of insurgent outcomes that predicts when the combat and socialmodels will be relevant. In order to do this, I approach insurgencies using scholarship from the study of terrorism, deriving three archetypical motivational logics of insurgencyaction: strategic, organizational, and extremist. From the scholarship on insurgencies, I also develop a typology of counterinsurgency strategies focusing on three broad butdistinct strategic approaches: policing, accommodation, and reciprocal punishment. The combination of a particular insurgent motivation with a particular counterinsurgentstrategy will result in an increase or decrease in insurgent violence. I hypothesize that this conditional model will better predict insurgent outcomes than either the combat model or the social model alone. However, even if it does not, itsevaluation will still serve as a useful comparison of the relative merits of those two models. To test the model I code statements made by leaders of insurgencies to discerntheir motivations and compare these codings to the organizational dynamics and actions of the insurgency to arrive at a categorization of the group according to one of the dynamics I described. I also code statements and policies enacted by the government that make up its counterinsurgency strategy in order to arrive a coding of its strategic behavior. Based on the combination of these two codings, I predict either insurgent success or failure in that given time period. Then, I track insurgent incidents and insurgent-caused fatalities as a means of evaluating this prediction. I make predictions and evaluate their results in four case studies: The Chechen insurgency against Russia (1994-present), the PIRA insurgency against Great Britain (1969-1999), the LTTE insurgency against Sri Lanka (1976-present), and the Algerian insurgency against France(1954-1962). I find that the conditional model of insurgent conflict correctly predicts the change in insurgent violence in nine of 14 strategic periods, representing 75 of the total97 years under analysis. The social model correctly predicts 10 of the… Advisors/Committee Members: Sylvan, Donald (Committee Co-Chair), Herrmann, Richard (Committee Co-Chair).

Subjects/Keywords: Political Science; insurgency; conflict; terrorism; Sri Lanka; Northern Ireland; Chechnya; Algeria; counterinsurgency

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APA (6th Edition):

Moore, C. D. (2008). Beyond a Contest of Wills: A Theory of State Success and Failure in Insurgent Conflicts. (Doctoral Dissertation). The Ohio State University. Retrieved from http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1211875453

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Moore, Christopher D. “Beyond a Contest of Wills: A Theory of State Success and Failure in Insurgent Conflicts.” 2008. Doctoral Dissertation, The Ohio State University. Accessed May 26, 2019. http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1211875453.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Moore, Christopher D. “Beyond a Contest of Wills: A Theory of State Success and Failure in Insurgent Conflicts.” 2008. Web. 26 May 2019.

Vancouver:

Moore CD. Beyond a Contest of Wills: A Theory of State Success and Failure in Insurgent Conflicts. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. The Ohio State University; 2008. [cited 2019 May 26]. Available from: http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1211875453.

Council of Science Editors:

Moore CD. Beyond a Contest of Wills: A Theory of State Success and Failure in Insurgent Conflicts. [Doctoral Dissertation]. The Ohio State University; 2008. Available from: http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1211875453


McGill University

2. Badawi, Omar. Toward a process theory of revolution : understanding the failure of the Islamist insurgency in Algeria.

Degree: MA, Department of Political Science., 2005, McGill University

In 1992, Algeria's government held its first ever democratic elections. With the Front Islamique du Salut poised to win the elections overwhelmingly, the Algerian military cancelled the democratic process and imposed military rule. Soon afterward, Algeria plunged into a civil war that claimed upward of 100,000 lives. Despite very significant popular support for the Islamist insurgency aiming to violently overthrow the Algerian government, the insurgency ultimately failed. Why? This paper will argue that while structural and actor-oriented approaches to understanding revolution are certainly important, they focus inadequate attention on contingencies that arise during a conflict, which in turn, affect structural and actor-oriented variables. Furthermore, a process-level approach enables us to factor in actor-oriented and structural variables dynamically, and is necessary to understanding the ultimate failure of the Islamist insurgency in Algeria.

Subjects/Keywords: Insurgency  – Algeria.; Islam and politics  – Algeria.; Algeria  – Politics and government  – 1990-

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Badawi, O. (2005). Toward a process theory of revolution : understanding the failure of the Islamist insurgency in Algeria. (Masters Thesis). McGill University. Retrieved from http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/thesisfile83169.pdf

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Badawi, Omar. “Toward a process theory of revolution : understanding the failure of the Islamist insurgency in Algeria.” 2005. Masters Thesis, McGill University. Accessed May 26, 2019. http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/thesisfile83169.pdf.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Badawi, Omar. “Toward a process theory of revolution : understanding the failure of the Islamist insurgency in Algeria.” 2005. Web. 26 May 2019.

Vancouver:

Badawi O. Toward a process theory of revolution : understanding the failure of the Islamist insurgency in Algeria. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. McGill University; 2005. [cited 2019 May 26]. Available from: http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/thesisfile83169.pdf.

Council of Science Editors:

Badawi O. Toward a process theory of revolution : understanding the failure of the Islamist insurgency in Algeria. [Masters Thesis]. McGill University; 2005. Available from: http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/thesisfile83169.pdf


Université de Montréal

3. Drouin, Marc. La guerre contre-insurrectionnelle guatémaltèque : sa généalogie, le déni des responsables et les sources historiques .

Degree: 2013, Université de Montréal

Subjects/Keywords: Guatemala; Algérie; La bataille d’Alger; Guerre froide; Contre insurrection; Crimes de masse; Génocide; Témoignages d’exécutants; Algeria; The Battle of Algiers; Cold War; Counter-insurgency; Atrocity crimes; Genocide; Perpetrator accounts

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Drouin, M. (2013). La guerre contre-insurrectionnelle guatémaltèque : sa généalogie, le déni des responsables et les sources historiques . (Thesis). Université de Montréal. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1866/9696

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Drouin, Marc. “La guerre contre-insurrectionnelle guatémaltèque : sa généalogie, le déni des responsables et les sources historiques .” 2013. Thesis, Université de Montréal. Accessed May 26, 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/1866/9696.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Drouin, Marc. “La guerre contre-insurrectionnelle guatémaltèque : sa généalogie, le déni des responsables et les sources historiques .” 2013. Web. 26 May 2019.

Vancouver:

Drouin M. La guerre contre-insurrectionnelle guatémaltèque : sa généalogie, le déni des responsables et les sources historiques . [Internet] [Thesis]. Université de Montréal; 2013. [cited 2019 May 26]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1866/9696.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Drouin M. La guerre contre-insurrectionnelle guatémaltèque : sa généalogie, le déni des responsables et les sources historiques . [Thesis]. Université de Montréal; 2013. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1866/9696

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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