Journal Article - Quarterly Journal: International Security

Wars within Wars: Why Windows of Opportunity and Vulnerability Cause Inter-rebel Fighting in Internal Conflicts

    Author:
  • Costantino Pischedda
| Summer 2018

Summary

Why do rebel groups fight one another instead of fighting the government they are rebelling against? Insurgencies in Ethiopia show that these inter-rebel wars are calculated moves to gain dominance or prevent deterioration. 

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For Academic Citation:

Costantino Pischedda, "Wars within Wars: Why Windows of Opportunity and Vulnerability Cause Inter-rebel Fighting in Internal Conflicts," Vol. 43, No. 1 (Summer 2018), pp. 138–176, doi:10.1162/isec_a_00322.

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