or asymmetrical warfare
- warfare in which opposing groups or nations have unequal military resources, and the weaker opponent uses unconventional weapons and tactics, as terrorism, to exploit the vulnerabilities of the enemy.
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- warfare between a powerful military force and a weak guerilla force
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