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Revolutionaries for the Right: Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Kyle Burke


Freedom fighters. Guerrilla warriors. Soldiers of fortune. The many civil wars and rebellions against communist governments drew heavily from this cast of characters. Yet from Nicaragua to Afghanistan, Vietnam to Angola, Cuba to the Congo, the connections between these anticommunist groups have remained hazy and their coordination obscure. Yet as Kyle Burke reveals, these conflicts were the product of a rising movement that sought paramilitary action against communism worldwide. Tacking between the United States and many other countries, Burke offers an international history not only of the pa ... More

Keywords: history of the Cold War, history of conservatism, history of US foreign relations, global history, anticommunism, right-wing movements, paramilitary warfare

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781469640730
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640730.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kyle Burke, author
Hartwick College