TITLE

Lessons From Peru's Fight Against Sendero Luminogo

AUTHOR(S)
Burgoyne, Michael L.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Military Review;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Peruvian Army's counterinsurgency efforts against the Sendero Luminoso (SL) revolutionary group in Peru between 1980-1995. It chronicles the development of the SL party in Ayacucho, Peru, mentions how the SL were defeated after the capture of their leader Abimael Guzmán, and explores the SL's resurgence through its use of non-violent social reforms. It also analyzes ways in which Peru's fight against the SL can inform U.S. counterinsurgency efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
ACCESSION #
55382593

 

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