Guerilla Warfare

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Guerrilla Warfare The term guerrilla (Spanish, “little war”) originated in the early 19th century during the Peninsular war when, after the defeat of Spain’s regular forces, Spanish irregulars and civilians rose up against the French occupying forces. The practice of guerrilla warfare, however, dates from antiquity; for example, the Bible tells of the Israelite conquest of Canaan, led by Joshua, involving harassment and ambush of the enemy. Later Jewish resistance to foreign rule was …

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…the people are silenced, there has to be a group of rebels to lift an iron hand off the misfortunate and become heroes in doing so. However guerrilla warfare isn’t all that good, it can send chaos in a country. It can affect that country’s economy. Also many people can get killed. Most guerrillas in the modern world are referred to as terrorists; and that is how people are looking at it, terrorism.