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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (IV)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

14. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (IV)

(Please read Part I, Part II, and Part III prior to this article) The research has exhaustively explained all of the relevant Hybrid War variables in Myanmar, and will now transition to its final section in forecasting the various scenario branches that this type of conflict could take. Before proceeding, it’s useful to refresh the […]

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (III)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

13. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (III)

(Please read Part I and Part II prior to this article) Neophytes might understandably feel intimidated when they begin delving deep into Myanmar’s internal complexities, finding out firsthand why the country’s civil war is perhaps the world’s most difficult to comprehend. There’s an overwhelming amount of information available about the ethnic and military situation inside […]

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

12. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (II)

(Please read Part I prior to this article) The Unipolar Transition Structural And Social Preconditioning: Although the Saffron Revolution failed in achieving its regime change goals, what it did succeed in was sending an ominous warning sign to the Myanmar generals of the sort of destabilization scenarios that they could expect in the coming future […]

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

11. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (I)

The last ASEAN country to be studied within the book is Myanmar, which is by far the most susceptible of the entire bunch to Hybrid War. Truth be told, it’s been experiencing some form or another of Hybrid War since its independence in 1948, although this mostly took the form of Unconventional Warfare prior to […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (IX)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

12. August 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (IX)

(Please read the previous parts prior to this article) Can Thailand Tackle Its Hybrid War Threats? Thailand is the most crucial country in mainland ASEAN’s current geopolitical framework, bringing together the infrastructural interests of China, India, and Japan, and also being a sizzling political battleground between the US and China. It has a strong and […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VIII)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

5. August 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VIII)

(Please read the previous parts prior to this article) China Stands To Lose Big By A Hybrid War In Laos The research has finally proceeded to the point where the countries most relevant to the Law of Hybrid War will now be discussed. To remind the reader, this stipulates that: “The grand objective behind every […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VII)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

29. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VII)

(Please read the previous parts prior to this article) Insular ASEAN has a strategic role in presiding over maritime access points to the region and beyond, but it’s mainland ASEAN and its political stability that most directly affect China’s core strategy at the moment. It’s highly unlikely that circumstances will rapidly change to the point […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (V)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

15. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (V)

(Please read Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV prior to this article) The research up until this point has focused on the regional geopolitics of the ASEAN region, establishing a solid foundation for the reader to acquaint themselves with its general dynamics. It also delivered insight into the US’ strategic machinations in […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (IV)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

8. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (IV)

(Please read Part I, Part II, and Part III prior to this article) The first part of this transitionary chapter explains how the strategic friction between China and the CCC in the Greater Mekong Subregion sets the foundation for American-directed Hybrid Wars against Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand. After that, the second part explores some of […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (III)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

1. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (III)

(Please read Part I and Part II prior to this article) The research has thus far extrapolated on Southeast Asia’s global economic importance and the most relevant points in its recent history, which therefore set the appropriate situational backdrop for grasping ASEAN’s geostrategic significance. The region plays a critical role in facilitating China’s international trade […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

24. June 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (II)

(Please read Part I prior to this article) The global economic position of ASEAN is of pivotal importance in contemporary international relations, but similarly just as significant is the region’s strategic one vis-à-vis China and the unipolar world. There’s a multitude of complex variables impacting on the current state of affairs, and in order to […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

17. June 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (I)

China is the only Great Power with the economic wherewithal to challenge the US all across the world, and as such, these qualities neatly complement Russia’s military capabilities in assisting both civilizational poles as they jointly forge a multipolar world order. The manifestation of their shared global vision and the framework through which they cooperate […]

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