fourth generation war
 n.— «With Hezbollah’s entry into the war between Israel and Hamas, Fourth Generation war (the military’s term for guerrillas, insurgents or irregular warfare in general) has taken another developmental step forward.» —“Disintegration Of Nation-States Has Been A Long Time Coming” by Georgie Anne Geyer Yahoo! News July 20, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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