October 1

Ep. 0080: History of Irregular Warfare with Bill Buppert (Part 4)

Join CJ & Bill as they discuss:

  • Some of the post-WWII wars of ‘decolonization’ the British & French fought in places like Malaya, Kenya, & Algeria
  • Vietnam, comparing the French performance there in the 19th century to the French & American performance there in the mid-20th century
  • Some thoughts on the recent wars in the Middle East and Southwest Asia

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September 28

Ep. 0079: History of Irregular Warfare with Bill Buppert (Part 3)

Join CJ & Bill as they discuss:

  • Col. T.E. Lawrence’s operations in Arabia during the First World War
  • The Anglo-Irish War and its primary mastermind, Michael Collins
  • The concept of “peak guerrilla” or “peak G” in the West in the years 1916-1922
  • Mao Tse Tung as theorist and practitioner of guerrilla warfare in the Chinese Civil War

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September 24

Ep. 0078: History of Irregular Warfare with Bill Buppert (Part 2)

 

Join CJ & Bill as they discuss:

  • The 1807-1814 Peninsular War in Spain during the Napoleonic era (with a few remarks about the potential effectiveness of fighters with no prior military background, and some examples of this from the American Revolutionary War)
  • Confederate partisans, ‘rangers’ and some of their precursors in the Kansas & Missouri violence of the 1850s
  • The Anglo-Boer Wars in South Africa in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century
  • The little-known but astonishing campaign of Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck in East Africa during World War I

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(Featured image for this episode is of the guns Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck scavenged from the ship Konigsberg & then used on land in his African campaign; Attribution: Bundesarchiv, Bild 105-DOA3100 / Walther Dobbertin / CC-BY-SA 3.0 [CC BY-SA 3.0 de (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/de/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons)

September 21

Ep. 0077: History of Irregular Warfare with Bill Buppert (Part 1)

This episode is the first part of my conversation with Bill Buppert on the history of irregular warfare.

Bill Buppert is a retired Army officer. He has been a writer for a number of publications including lewrockwell.com. He is particularly interested in the issues of liberty, survival, shooting and history. He has made frequent media appearances. He wishes to continue the abolitionist project of men like William Wilberforce and Lysander Spooner.  A recognized authority on irregular and guerrilla warfare, he is the founder and publisher of zerogov.com.

Join CJ & Bill as they discuss:

  • The 4 Generations of Modern War
  • The meaning of terms such as irregular warfare, guerrilla warfare, terrorism, and insurgency
  • The concept of counterinsurgency, or COIN
  • The earliest manifestations of irregular warfare in human history (or prehistory)

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