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Asian Survey. 2019; 593521–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.521
Published: 01 June 2019
..., 1965); Robert Grainger Ker Thompson, Defeating Communist Insurgency: The Lessons of Malaya and Vietnam (New York: Praeger, 1966); Roger Trin- quier, Modern Warfare: A French View of Counterinsurgency (New York: Praeger, 1961). 20. Ted Robert Gurr, Why Men Rebel (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593429–450 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.429
Published: 01 June 2019
... collective actions generally do not target the Communist Party s authority but direct their energy toward local and specific demands. Facing local villager unrest, higher- level governments are more likely to intervene in a local protest and appear to show mercy to citizens. Meanwhile, rural protesters are...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 591133–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.133
Published: 01 February 2019
... limitations, but still, it demonstrates again that, ironically, the ruling communist party is a party of the middle class and well-to-do workers, not the most vulnerable. This could benefit the CPN- Maoist, a breakaway party that has accused its mother rebel party of abdi- cating on Maoism. Led by Biplab...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 591185–192 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.185
Published: 01 February 2019
... rapporteur for indigenous peoples, a Filipina, has been labeled a terrorist and communist sympathizer. Univer- sities were accused of plotting to oust the government and labeled recruit- ment grounds for communists. Even tambays (loiterers) have been targeted by the police. In his speeches, Duterte...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 582261–280 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.2.261
Published: 01 April 2018
... importance of validating arguments from statistical studies. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Nepal civil war rebellion armed conflict communist rebels KRISTINE ECK Recruitment and Violence in Nepal s Civil War Microstudies under the Microscope ABSTRACT This article...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 581142–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.142
Published: 01 February 2018
... communist rebels. Duterte had attempted to begin negotiations early in 2017, but they stalled, partly due to the government s refusal of the rebels demand for the release of political prisoners. A new form of extremism began to take root in the Philippines in 2017, embodied by a five-month battle for...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 581120–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.120
Published: 01 February 2018
... Rajapakse s victory, his repressive regime of corruption and nepotism made him increasingly unpopular. When Rajapakse announced early elections in January 2015, Maithripala Sirisena, who belonged to the same coalition as Rajapakse, the United People s Free- dom Alliance (UPFA) a mix of leftist, communist...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 5811–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.1
Published: 01 February 2018
... described threats against parents in China for their children s involvement in democracy protests, the detention of a Chinese-Australian academic (Dr. Chongyi Feng) during a visit there, donations from pro-Beijing businesses to the campaigns of Australian senators, and the Communist Party s grip over...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 574716–737 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.4.716
Published: 01 August 2017
... The state has fought multiple armed groups every year since independence, and this has kept many areas of the country tense, militarized, and underdeveloped.22 In addi- tion to major armed groups like the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), the Karen National Union, and before 1989 the Communist Party of...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 574690–715 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.4.690
Published: 01 August 2017
... establish an Islamic Republic.38 A further split arose within the BRN due to the close relationship some members enjoyed with both the Thai and Malay communists, which alien- ated the religious and conservative Malays.39 The Patani United Liberation Organization (PULO), which emerged in the late 1960s...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 573450–474 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.3.450
Published: 01 June 2017
... Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its affiliates at lower levels of government. The most recent example of this type of inspection is the nationwide anti-corruption campaign staged by the new Xi Li adminis- tration in 2013.2 2. Youwei, The End of...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 565879–904 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.5.879
Published: 01 October 2016
... Komeito stayed flat at 7%, while the Communists increased their seat share from 3% to 5%. Mis- cellaneous parties including the now-defunct Your Party retreated in local elections as well, falling to 6% of seat share. In the meantime, the proportion of independents many of them conservatives affiliated...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 562369–391 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.2.369
Published: 01 April 2016
... institutions accepted by all ethnic groups. Since Burma declared its independence from Great Britain in 1948, communist and ethnic rebel groups have sought their own indepen- dence, repeatedly challenging the Burmese state through violence.7 Fighting has been reduced, and the government has signed ceasefires...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 561138–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.138
Published: 01 February 2016
... Wage Commit- tee set the daily minimum wage at 3,600 kyat (US$ 2.80) for all sectors and industries (excluding small businesses, with less than 15 employees).12 Aung San Suu Kyi visited China in June 2015 at the invitation of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). During her historic first visit to Beijing...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 56134–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.34
Published: 01 February 2016
... can be spotted in the Japanese Communist Party s (JCP) recent signals of policy compromise and pragmatic electoral coopera- tion with other parties. However, the DPJ may stand to lose more votes by cooperating with the JCP than it would gain. The DPJ showed some gains in the December 2014 election...
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Asian Survey. 2015; 5561146–1169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.6.1146
Published: 01 December 2015
... is solid, it is possible to note that military support was offered by China and Thailand to Cambodian rebels against the pro-Vietnamese government during the 1980s,38 and that Chinese weapons were supplied at least to the Burmese communists until the mid-1980s.39 Supplying arms to another country s...
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Asian Survey. 2015; 552398–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.2.398
Published: 01 April 2015
..., Afghanistan became increasingly unstable as the power struggle between the communist and Islamic movements blos- somed. Mohammed Daoud, whose 1973 coup overthrew the monarchy, thereafter ruled through a dictatorship and enhanced the state s involvement in the Afghan economy. Daoud was eventually overthrown...
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Asian Survey. 2012; 524666–686 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2012.52.4.666
Published: 01 August 2012
... 2010 election, the military had more than doubled in size to 400,000 troops, the Communist insurgency had collapsed, and the government had negotiated ceasefire agreements with most of the remaining ethnic rebel groups. In addition, the democratic opposition was crippled. This position of relative...
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Asian Survey. 2012; 522348–372 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2012.52.2.348
Published: 01 April 2012
... these two allies. Complicating the scene were two communist parties, the CPI and CPM, that joined the alliance because of opposition to the national Congress government s 2008 nuclear deal with the U.S. Wrangles over shar- ing of seats among alliance members continued throughout the campaign. With the...
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Asian Survey. 2011; 512221–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/AS.2011.51.2.221
Published: 01 March 2011
... friction between them. Both claimed non-aligned status as a way of leveraging their influence between the competing Western and communist blocs. From the 1960s, both shared significant concerns about Chinese expansionism and subversion in the region.1 Both also claimed a leading role in their respective...