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  Part V: Essentials of Tribal psychology
The grandiose tribal self and the shadow is one of the factors that are driving the impending extinction of Somali tribes.
A tribal force is devoted to the defense of the honor and sanctity of life of its own and to the spilling of the enemy’s.
The logistics of a tribal war is limited to a single engagement or at the most to brief series of engagements always separated by extended periods of time.
www.hiiraan.com /2005/july/op/Abdishakur_Jawhar_PartFive.htm   (2581 words)

  
  Tribal wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tribal wars Heimosodat … Rationale: "Tribal wars" is a translation mistake, so use Finnish term.
Heimosodat is a Finnish term (literally "Kindred Nations Wars", often erroneously translated as "Tribal Wars") for conflicts in territories of Finnic peoples, in which some 9000 Finnish volunteers took part between 1918 and 1922.
Many of them were inspired by the idea of Greater Finland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Heimosodat   (170 words)

  
 Warsaw Voice - Tribal Wars
The attitudes similar to those represented by soccer hooligans are tribal attitudes that can be observed in primitive African tribes.
This is a regression to the level of primitive societies.
Fighting with a hostile soccer club is nothing short of ritual tribal fighting, which gives the participants a feeling of self-esteem.
www.warsawvoice.pl /view/1941   (772 words)

  
 Military Action: Criteria for U.S. Intervention in Tribal Conflicts
"Tribal wars" may be conducted by "regular" military forces under the usual discipline; as is, for example, the case in the former Yugoslavia, or by guerrillas or street mobs that are not controlled by anyone.
If a tribal war threatens to expand to become a world war, then it is in the vital interest, not only of the United States but also of other nations in the world, to take the necessary steps-including military ones-to stop that from occurring.
Such wars, from the viewpoint of the United States, may not have any logical "good guys" or "bad guys." The fact is that most tribal wars are those in which both sides have a case that can be reasonable to an outside person who has not been involved directly in the conflict.
www.pstx.org /1998/hansmark.html   (6927 words)

  
 SongMeanings | lyrics | Crass - Rival Tribal Rebel Revels
Tribal wars are raging, It's a battlefield in the street, there's games to play and hell to pay when the rival tribal rebels meet.
Tribal wars are raging, no-one's safe out on their own,/ The gangs are about and they scream and shout, so you'd better not be caught alone.
Tribal wars are raging, our heroes are standing tall, but the truth of the matter, if you cut out the patter, is that pride always comes before the fall.
www.songmeanings.net /lyric.php?lid=42174   (95 words)

  
 Tribal Art and the people of Borneo
As late as the mid 1800’s, inter-tribal wars and clashes were part of the locals’ survival instinct, and head hunting was a spiritual excursion.
Many of these tribal communities continue to live in longhouses, which are also used as community centers and meeting areas.
Tribal art describes the creative expressions of the various indigenous community artisans, craftsmen and master carvers, and their utilization of all available local materials such as wood, rattan, bamboo, and natural fibers.
www.antiki.com /borneo-tribal-art.htm   (1039 words)

  
 The Jakarta Post - The Journal of Indonesia Today
Tribal warfare would be developed into a performance aimed at improving the welfare of tribal communities, as well as educating them on the detrimental impacts of conflict.
The tribal war ends when the main tribal chief is able to persuade the war chiefs to restrain themselves and honor peace efforts.
Mirza Agus told reporters that the main purpose of the tribal war simulation was to urge tribal communities to change the pattern of savage warfare into an artistic performance that could benefit local people and win over the public.
www.thejakartapost.com /yesterdaydetail.asp?fileid=20061206.G03   (544 words)

  
 Tribal Warfare and Blood Revenge : History of the Shuar : Shrunken Heads
A fundamental difference between wars enacted within the same tribe and against neighboring tribes is such that " wars between different tribes are in principle wars of extermination" (Karsten, p.
As wars between tribal cultures were not instigated with the hope of acquiring additional territory, as soon as fighting was over, the victorious tribesmen made a hasty retreat.
Because witchcraft and sorcery can account for the majority of murders and natural deaths within a tribe, it is not surprising that the medicine men,or shamans, are most susceptible to attack as they are frequently accused of using their powers against others.
www.head-hunter.com /warfare.html   (615 words)

  
 Central State University | Center for African Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
This is because many ideological wars in the continent are quickly branded "tribal wars" by the Western press even as they see Western support breathlessly pour into the pockets and armories of ideologically friendly political and military leaders of the "tribal wars".
But to call ideological wars in Africa "tribal wars" diminishes Africa's sacrifice towards the victory of the West over the East and prevents the extension of deserved gratitude to those Africans who suffered that the West may win.
This may be news for those who choose to believe that UNITA and RENAMO are tribal organizations rather than agents of the West and that the governments in Angola and Mozambique are not dependents of the East.
www.centralstate.edu /africanstudies/ed072790.html   (877 words)

  
 Pluralism & Civil Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Any decision taken had to be unanimous and the tribal chiefs enforced the decision in their respective tribes.
In Mecca inter-tribal wars were not much in evidence as it was turning into a commercial society and inter-tribal corporations for trade were coming into existence.
The Mithaq-i-Madina was a sort of preliminary constitution of the `state' of Madina which went beyond a tribal structure and transcended the tribal boundaries in matters of common governance.
www.islam21.net /pages/keyissues/key3-2.htm   (536 words)

  
 Some Thoughts on Irregular Warfare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Tribal forces usually have loose organizations, their order of battle is amorphous, and they generally do not make strategic deployments.
Modern conventional war can be seen as segregated from society, in the sense that the forces are drawn out of society and sent to a "front" or "theater" to conduct the war, which in general will be of limited duration.
The struggle's history, its specific geography, its clan or tribal structure, its leaders and their roles and relations, the nature and capabilities of its warriors and how they are developed and supported within the society, and the tradition of warfare become essential elements of information for the intelligence analyst, policymaker, and commander.
www.cia.gov /csi/studies/96unclass/iregular.htm   (4730 words)

  
 USNews.com: A century of warfare; what is war good for anyway?
War is a constant in human history; only the technology and the excuses have changed.
The century's civil wars were driven by struggles over ideology as well as by artificial boundaries drawn by colonial powers.
TRIBAL WARS: The century saw brutal tribal warfare, driven not so much by struggles for land or power as by hatred.
www.usnews.com /usnews/culture/articles/040426/26war.b.htm   (428 words)

  
 Feature Article of Saturday, 27 November 2004
The first time I really paid attention to the issue of tribalism was some years past when someone (readers may want to remind me) described the phenomenon as a national psychosis which according to him, was eating deep into the fabric of the Ghanaian community.
Societies that are classified as tribal seem to be very diverse in their organisation, having very little in common.
Tribal wars in Africa have contributed tremendously in the stunted growth (or the lack of it) of African economies.
www.ghanaweb.com /GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=70597   (1570 words)

  
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 Guns alter tribal peace process - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
TRIBAL wars and peace pacts among Cordillera tribes continue to puzzle church officials, judges and law enforcers who have tried to resolve the conflicts.
In the original world-view of the Igorot, tribal conflicts are a means to assert community ascendance and, in the end, a way to attain lasting peace among clusters of villages, according to Brett and other indigenous peoples studies.
War disrupts farming schedules, threatens local food security, compels villagers who have left their villages to study and work to return home and fight the community’s battles, she said.
news.inquirer.net /regions/index.php?index=2&story_id=60594&col=36   (999 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Movement seeks an end to Kalinga family feuds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Estanislao Albano, one of the movement leaders, said their families have opted not to participate in such wars, but instead agreed to unite to advocate nonviolence in Kalinga, which is notorious for vendettas that have highlighted family quarrels for generations.
The movement was initiated by Bishop Prudencio Andaya of the Catholic apostolic vicariate of Tabuk on March 20 this year to stop the killings, which were traced to tribal wars.
“One of the functions of the center shall be to hold activities to open the minds of people to the evils of tribal wars such as personal testimonies and statistical and audio-visual presentations on the subject,” Andaya stressed.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/sept/01/yehey/prov/20040901pro1.html   (1080 words)

  
 Small Wars Journal
The effects of the war (combined with a continued drought and famine, and the return of a large number of Tutsi refugees) set the stage for one of the worst examples of genocide in history.
Tribal differences marked the dividing line of the combatants as the war between the Hutus and Tutsis resulted in the complete lawlessness, violence, and mass murder that swept the country.
War and the organization for war thus assured the continuous identity of the group or clan as they centered on their ancestors, myths, customs, and rights.
www.smallwarsjournal.com /documents/lindberg.htm   (11423 words)

  
 Feature Article of Friday, 17 November 2006
There have been civil and mostly tribal wars the world over for years that have ended the lives of millions prematurely, and render millions incapacitated for life.
This tribal tension has been compounded by the high rift and enmity between President Agyekum Kuffour and Ex President Jerry John Rawlings and it is becoming increasingly impossible to think about Ashanti and Ewe reconciliation.
Those who fan tribal sentiments and war of words on the Ghana web should realize the dangers they are creating for their extended families back home.
www.ghanaweb.com /GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=114042   (1194 words)

  
 www.phdcomics.com :: View topic - Turf Wars
I'm also a veteran of the annual turf wars over desk space, and on one memorable occasion, a pitched battle with another TA who had scheduled a review session for a different class in the same room at the same time as mine.
That battle was actually the climax of a long cold war over the fact that my morning class got moved, mid-semester, into the teaching lab they were already using in the afternoons, requiring them to (horrors!) pick up after themselves after each session.
Later, we got in a turf war with the people responsible, one of whom blamed ME for the secruity problem in an email I wasn't supposed to see.
www.phdcomics.com /proceedings/viewtopic.php?t=154&view=previous&sid=568295826160a45933c3e33f1f19ad9c   (1868 words)

  
 The Globalist | Global History -- D-Day: The End of Wars?
It also signaled the end of the European tribal wars of Europe’s nation states that had raged periodically for some 400 years.
Europe’s 19th century was defined in part by the spread of the nation state power with the British and French colonial empires — and in part by the eventually successful efforts of the Italians and Germans to establish nation states (and colonial empires) of their own.
It was no accident that the withdrawal of Soviet forces from their half of Europe saw the re-emergence of Old Europe’s tribal violence, as the Balkans erupted in the wars of the Yugoslav Succession.
www.theglobalist.com /dbweb/printStoryId.aspx?StoryId=3921   (1238 words)

  
 allAfrica.com: Somalia: Tribal Clashes Kill One in Southern Somalia (Page 1 of 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Tribal clashes on the outskirts of the port city of Kismayu, about 500 km (310 miles) south of the capital Mogadishu, have killed on person and wounded another.
Sultan Rashid, a tribal leader, has told Shabelle by phone that he and other tribal leaders have sent peace delegation to Berhani to mediate the tribes.
Many families reportedly fled the settlement to the town of Kiswmayu after their lives were endangered by the militias who began killing people for tribal vengeance.
allafrica.com /stories/200701100157.html   (377 words)

  
 Tribal Sources
Theirs was an uncomplicated life of survival of the fittest in a harsh, dry climate, a life which of necessity dealt with open spaces and movement in search of grazing lands for their camels, sheep and horses.
Each tribe tended to remain within specific areas, except in times of extreme drought, or during tribal wars when the migratory areas might be considerably extended.
Until after World War I, the Ottoman Empire ruled by the Sultan of Turkey, encompassed the Northern section of the Arabian peninsula, including the modern nations Syria, Iraq, Jordan, etc., The entire eastern coast of the peninsula and the western coast as far as Hofuf was part of the Ottoman Empire.
www.alkhamsa.org /site/tribalsourcesfullarticle.html   (2677 words)

  
 PNG LEADERS MUST TAKE CONTROL OF TRIBAL WARS - January 30, 2007   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Reports from the scene say that it was the tribal fighting from the Nebilyer Valley spilling over into the urban centre.
Tribal fighting is one thing, but gangs roaming the streets of one of our major cities, slashing at innocent people is entirely different.
But those same leaders must be reluctant to take their friends back home for a visit, with the sorts of troubles inflicted on the area in recent times.
pidp.eastwestcenter.org /pireport/2007/January/01-30-ed2.htm   (431 words)

  
 Sun.Star General Santos - Guv says tribal wars are divisive
KORONADAL CITY -- Certain quarters in scenic Lake Sebu town are trying to fan a tribal war between the majority T'boli inhabitants and Christian settlers, Gov. Daisy Avance Fuentes confirmed Monday.
Fuentes said they would call the tribal leaders to a dialogue to avert a crisis situation, probably next week after the culmination of the 38th Foundation anniversary of South Cotabato on July 18.
The governor said the people trying to trigger a tribal war in the town could have an axe to grind against reelected Mayor Basilio Salif, who belongs to the Lakas-Christian Democrats.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/gen/2004/07/13/news/guv.says.tribal.wars.are.divisive.html   (378 words)

  
 Busoga Kingdom >> The Institution of Obwa Kyabazinga
There were several wars fought on Busoga land.
However the most fatal war was between the Nubians and the British colonial officers.
Bukaleba - British Major Thurston was killed hence ensuing in a massive war.
www.busoga.com /wars.php   (121 words)

  
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 TIME-ON KAIROS PEACE ACADEMY
wars but “yes” to tribal peace and love.
heinous and wicked violence prevalent among the tribal communities at large, is lamented.
From dusk to dawn and from dawn to dusk man is learning war.
hometown.aol.com /oyeyemiappli/tTimeOn.html   (5880 words)

  
 CRASS LYRICS - Rival Tribal Revel Rebel (Pt. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Tribal wars are raging, there's a battlefield on the street,
Tribal wars are raging, no-one's safe out on their own,
Tribal wars are raging, everyone's acting out bad parts,
www.plyrics.com /lyrics/crass/rivaltribalrevelrebelpt2.html   (272 words)

  
 Army 'saving' Papua from tribal warfare - Breaking News - World - Breaking News
The military presence in Indonesia's troubled region of Papua was necessary to prevent a slide into tribal warfare, Jakarta's defence minister said, amid allegations the army has abused indigenous Papuans.
Papua, a region comprising two provinces on the west half of New Guinea island, has long been under the scrutiny of Western groups critical of how Indonesia treats the ethnically distinct area.
Tribal wars using bows and arrows killed at least three people last month, triggering a deployment of troops to the affected areas.
www.smh.com.au /news/World/Army-saving-Papua-from-tribal-warfare/2006/10/02/1159641261109.html   (492 words)

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