The term low-intensity conflict is relatively new in military and political language and is employed more or less synonymously with noninternational conflict, especially when such a conflict becomes of international concern.
Green, L. C.
"Low-Intensity Conflict And The Law,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 3
, Article 8.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol3/iss2/8