In this episode, as we approach the anniversary of the War of Independence, I take a look at modern research into what factors lead to insurgent campaigns. Using this research we can examine the years leading up to the War of Independence and see how and why events like the Home Rule Crisis affected the out break of violence.
Seth G. Jones - "Waging Insurgent Warfare": https://amzn.to/2Ot7KwA
Peter Hart - "The I.R.A. at War 1916 - 1923": https://amzn.to/2J0lf0I