The Insurgency Environment in Northeast India

Lawrence E. Cline
2006 Small Wars & Insurgencies  
The northeast states of India have faced a series of insurgencies almost since independence. Most insurgent groups have been based on the competing demands of various ethnic groups, with conflicts not only between the insurgents and the government, but also between groups. The combination of antigovernment and intercommunal violence shows little sign of ending. Although the Indian government has made progress in dealing with the largest groups, the continued existence of several dozen insurgent
more » ... movements represents a significant security threat to internal stability in India.
doi:10.1080/09592310600562894 fatcat:5fl2oqux7jhpdjblimbdhiwop4