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insurgent (adj) rebellious.
An insurgent group is a rebellious group, a group of rebels fighting against the government of their own country. An insurgent army rebels against the government of its own country. A troop of insurgents is a group of rebellious soldiers.
- India often accuses Pakistan of arming the insurgent groups against India, because India believes that most of the rebels are trained on Pakistan soil.
- The insurgent army is led by a former colonel of the country’s army. He and his men seem to be gaining ground in their attempt to remove the present government.