Tag Archives: War

4T Counterinsurgency

By Raúl Zibechi Counterinsurgency strategies are flexible, adapting to every time and place, to each sector of the population to be fought. They behave differently in urban and rural areas, facing armed or peaceful actors, in every case deploying appropriate devices for each situation. Counterinsurgency strategies are many, as has been demonstrated over the last […]

Chiapas: war and peace

Raúl Romero contextualizes recent paramilitary aggressions against Zapatista support bases, juxtaposing the war of capital with its antithesis in the EZLN, an army for peace and life.

Chiapas: the law of déjà vu

Counter-insurgency tactics in Chiapas, under AMLO’s administration ironically remain unchanged from the military occupation of Chiapas in the 90’s. Hermann Bellinghausen describes a foreboding and familiar scenario as agressions break out across the state.