Urban Warfare in The Arab Spring from The Perspective of Strategy and Law of War

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The action of the Social Revolution due to the use of modern technology led to the opinion of the Middle Eastern community that the arbitrary power of the dynastic rulers had created a change in war from forest wars to urban wars. The initial problem was the emergence of injustice and accusations of the Arab Springs government carrying out arbitrary actions against its people. As a result, the public held protests and demonstrations to overthrow the power of their own government in the hope of changing the model of royal democracy into freedom of freedom. The use of qualitative methods with a postmodern approach. The results show that, threats such as social pressure, dictatorship, low economic conditions, can cause a revolution followed by armed conflict in a country. Conflicts that occur in urban conditions, can be identified as a strategy to achieve the goal of changing or changing the regime towards a democratic ideology. It can be said that the main goal is to acquire expertise in a particular area or government in order to make changes from the previous condition. The means in realizing this goal are young people with their ideas for revolution and relations with other countries to help realize these goals. In addition, technology and ICT used in urban conditions also play the main role in molding people's perceptions of the idea of ​​revolution. The trick is to use technology during urban wars and also guerrilla warfare or even proxy wars used during urban wars. In the end, the role of the United Nations and other related countries must be determined as an offer or in an effort to create peace in certain countries. Thus, humanitarian law must be applied to contribute to human rights dealing with victims of war.
Original languageEnglish
JournalRes Militaris
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jan 2023


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