Irregular Warfare

  • Lucía Martínez Ordóñez
Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)


War understood as two armies fighting against each other has become an obsolete concept. During the last few decades we have been observing conflicts of a different nature, not only because the actors involved are no longer legitimized by states, but also because of the unconventional strategies utilized in particular on the side of the non-state actor. Since 1975, the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) has been recording data from global armed conflicts confirming the increasing trend of non-state conflicts.


Military Operation Military Expenditure Marine Corps Irregular Warfare Military Budget 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lucía Martínez Ordóñez
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  1. 1.Faculty of EconomicsRuhr University BochumBochumGermany

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