The other edge of asymmetry: South Africa's Bush War strategy
Heitman, Helmoed Romer
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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”.