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The Art of Asymmetrical Warfare discusses the history of various asymmetrical conflicts, focusing on the human and tactical dimensions. Join us as we explore civil wars, guerilla warfare, various resistance movements and stretch the definition to delve into civil disobedience and civil rights movements.

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The Art of Asymmetrical Warfare Sam Amenn

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The Art of Asymmetrical Warfare discusses the history of various asymmetrical conflicts, focusing on the human and tactical dimensions. Join us as we explore civil wars, guerilla warfare, various resistance movements and stretch the definition to delve into civil disobedience and civil rights movements.

Icon created by the talented @GraphicsHub3
Theme song is Symphony no. 5 in Cm, Op. 67 - III. Allegro

    Episode 26: The Russian Revolution and the Khiva Khanate

    Episode 26: The Russian Revolution and the Khiva Khanate

    Today we are discussing how Russia's second protectorate, the Khiva Khanate, reacted to the fall of the Romanov Dynasty. We'll discuss Turkmen Revolts, a desperate Khan clinging to power, and a coup. If you enjoyed this episode, please donate to our Patreon If you want to receive updates on our projects, join our newsletter A…… Continue reading Episode 26: The Russian Revolution and the Khiva Khanate →

    Episode 25-The Russian Revolution and Central Asia

    Episode 25-The Russian Revolution and Central Asia

    Did you ever wonder how the Russian Revolution affected Central Asia? This episode discusses how the various political factions in Central Asia-the Jadids, Alash Orda, the Ulama, and the Russian Settlers-responded to the fall of the Tsar and the rise of the Bolsheviks. If you enjoyed this episode, please donate to our Patreon If you…… Continue reading Episode 25-The Russian Revolution and Central Asia →

    Episode 24-Bird’s Eye View: What a Civil War Is and Isn’t

    Episode 24-Bird’s Eye View: What a Civil War Is and Isn’t

    Tomorrow is our one year anniversary! To celebrate we posted our first ever Bird's Eye View episode. This format allows us to take a step back and discuss the definitions, theories, and common features of an aspect of asymmetrical warfare. Today we'll discuss what a civil war is and isn't. Be warned, this episode contains…… Continue reading Episode 24-Bird’s Eye View: What a Civil War Is and Isn’t →

    History in 5ish Minutes 5 Tactics the Russians Used during the Central Asian Revolt of 1916

    History in 5ish Minutes 5 Tactics the Russians Used during the Central Asian Revolt of 1916

    Today we take a deep dive into the tactics the Russians used to suppress the Central Asian Revolt of 1916, discussing the Urkun Exodus, the mass reallocation of Steppe lands, and Kuropatkin's decision to use an scorch earth strategy. Transcript coming If you enjoyed this episode, please donate to our Ko-Fi If you want to…… Continue reading History in 5ish Minutes 5 Tactics the Russians Used during the Central Asian Revolt of 1916 →

    History in 5ish Minutes: 5 Tactics the Kazakhs and Kyrgyz Peoples Used during the Central Asian Revolt of 1916

    History in 5ish Minutes: 5 Tactics the Kazakhs and Kyrgyz Peoples Used during the Central Asian Revolt of 1916

    During this episode we revisit the Central Asian Revolt of 1916, this time focusing on the tactics used by the indigenous rebels, particularly the Kazakh and Kyrgyz peoples in the Steppe. We'll discuss their use of hit and run tactics, the advantages the Steppe provided, and their targeted assaults on major infrastructure. Transcript coming If…… Continue reading History in 5ish Minutes: 5 Tactics the Kazakhs and Kyrgyz Peoples Used during the Central Asian Revolt of 1916 →

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    Episode 23-Interview with Dr. Adeeb Khalid

    Episode 23-Interview with Dr. Adeeb Khalid

    This is a very special episode as we discuss the Jadids with renowned scholar, Dr. Adeeb Khalid. The Jadids were an Islamic modernizing movement within Central Asia that would later find common cause with Bolsheviks and create modern day Uzbekistan. We'll be discussing who the Jadids were, their doctrinal development, and how they fit within…… Continue reading Episode 23-Interview with Dr. Adeeb Khalid →

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