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insurgent
used in No Easy Day

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Definition
a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
  • The province has been a favored spot of insurgent groups for decades.
    p. 121.5
  • I've also taken great pains to protect the tactics, techniques, and procedures used by the teams as they wage a daily battle against terrorists and insurgents around the world.
    p. x.6
  • After the dam mission, my team was sent to Baghdad to help round up former regime loyalists and insurgent leaders.
    p. 53.5
  • On this hit, we were after a high-level weapons facilitator, just another link in the chain funding the insurgency.
    p. 57.9
  • Insurgents in the house were throwing grenades down the stairwell, slowing the operators' advance as they finished clearing the first floor and moved toward the second.
    p. 59.7
  • Every few minutes, one of the insurgents would stick an AK-47 out of the second-floor window and unleash a long burst.
    p. 60.2
  • One of the insurgents screamed "Allahu Akbar!" and started to spray bullets out the window.
    p. 61.2
  • From our position on the roof, we could still hear the insurgents yelling.
    p. 61.7
  • We had no idea if the insurgents had moved downstairs and were now waiting for the assaulters to return, or if the EOD had set the wrong time and it would go off unexpectedly with men inside.
    p. 63.5
  • Had the mission gone perfectly, we would have landed the Little Bird on the roof and entered the door on the second floor, only to come face-to-face with at least four heavily armed insurgents.
    p. 65.2
  • The village was a safe haven for insurgents, and several leaders were staying near the center of the town.
    p. 68.1
  • We were trained to anticipate an insurgent with a suicide vest or an AK-47 behind any door, ready to attack.
    p. 74.3
  • We found out later from some of the village elders that the men, including the fighter I encountered in the women's bedroom, were part of an insurgent cell that rotated between the houses of the village.
    p. 77.9
  • My teammates got lucky and got the jump on them before the insurgents reacted.
    p. 78.1
  • Between January 2006 and March 2010 more than sixty-five percent of all insurgent incidents in the country occurred in Kunar, known as "Enemy Central" or "Indian Country."
    p. 121.7

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