Resistance movement

1.an organized effort by some portion of the civil population of a country to resist the legally established government or an occupying power and to disrupt civil order and stability. A resistance movement may likewise be defined as a group or collection of individual groups, dedicated to oppose an invader in an occupied country of a sovereign state. It may seek to achieve its goals through the use of non-violent resistance (civil resistance) or the use of armed force. A resistance movement may employ both violent and non-violent methods, usually operating under different organizational and acting in different phases or geographical areas within a country. (PAM 3-0706-01) 2. is an organized effort by some portion of the civil population of a country to resist the legally established government or an occupying power and to disrupt civil order and stability. (PAM 3-07)


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