1. What principles of Guerrilla warfare are introduced in Chapter I: General Principles of Guerrilla Warfare?
Guevara gives three lessons of Guerrilla warfare that allowed the Cuban revolutionaries that he led defeat the Batista regime in Cuba: 1) partisans supported by the people can defeat the regular army 2) Guerrilla warfare can create the conditions of the revolution and 3) In Latin America, the revolution should occur in the countryside.
2. What does Guevara claim the first two lessons of Guerrilla warfare are meant to address in Chapter I: General Principles of Guerrilla Warfare?
The first two lessons are meant to be a challenge to what Che calls the "pseudo-revolutionary" parties that wait for the conditions of revolution to arise rather than creating the revolution themselves. In this way, Che believes that the once the civil government has lost its legitimacy, a guerrilla force can take the subjective conditions of the revolution and make them objective in actual revolutionary struggle.
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