Marikana, Gaza, Ferguson - 'You Should Think of Them Always As Armed'

Pithouse, Richard
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Publisher:  AllAfrica
Date Written:  18/08/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16737

In colonial wars the occupying power invariably reaches a point where it has to acknowledge that its true enemy is not a minority - devil worshipers, communists, fanatics or terrorists - subject to external and evil manipulation, but the people as a whole. Once this point is reached every colonised person is taken as a potential combatant and the neighbourhood and the home are cast as legitimate sites of combat.

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