Download PDF by John Cooley: Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, America and International

By John Cooley

ISBN-10: 0143028030

ISBN-13: 9780143028031

ISBN-10: 0745319181

ISBN-13: 9780745319186

'[A] masterpiece of reportorial thoroughness, painstaking examine, and critical reflection.' Edward W. acknowledged

'Cooley’s vital and well timed publication examines an odd love affair that went disastrously unsuitable, the alliance among the US and a few of the main conservative and fanatical fans of Islam.' l. a. occasions e-book Review

'The satan of John Cooley’s unsettling booklet is within the element ... A persuasive argument opposed to one-night stands in foreign alliances and makes transparent that there'll be an insupportable rate to pay if Islam replaces communism because the subsequent ‘Satanic foe”’. self reliant on Sunday

This thoroughly revised variation examines the occasions of September eleventh 2001, Osama bin Laden's position and the complicated operating of the Al Qa'ida terror community. this can be the vintage e-book at the historical past of the USA's involvement with Afghanistan that explains the devastating results of the alliance among the USA govt and radical Islam. crucial studying for somebody who desires to comprehend the roots of the present foreign crisis.

Cooley marshals a wealth of facts – from the assassination of Sadat, the destabilisation of Algeria and Chechnya and the emergence of the Taliban, to the bombings of the area exchange middle and the U.S. embassies in Africa. He examines the an important function of Pakistan’s army intelligence company; uncovers China’s involvement and its aftermath; the level of Saudi monetary help; the position of ‘America’s so much sought after guy' Osama bin encumbered; the BCCI connection; the CIA’s cynical promoting of drug site visitors within the Golden Crescent; the occasions in Pakistan because the army coup of October 1999; and, ultimately, the occasions of September eleventh 2001 and their carrying on with effect on international affairs.

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Download e-book for iPad: Il terrorismo spiegato ai nostri figli (Italian Edition) by Tahar Ben Jelloun

By Tahar Ben Jelloun

ISBN-10: 8893441160

ISBN-13: 9788893441162

Gli attacchi terroristici che negli ultimi anni hanno portato los angeles paura in Occidente (e non solo) ci obbligano a convivere con una violenza spesso difficile da comprendere. Le televisioni e i giornali ci inondano di immagini traumatiche, los angeles morte è diventata una notizia quotidiana, distribuita alla cieca tra gente comune: allo stadio, nei teatri, al bar, in aeroporto. Un’intera generazione sta crescendo con il timore di non essere al sicuro, e con molte domande che non trovano risposta.
Come aiutare i nostri figli a liberarsi dalla paura? Come spiegare loro le ragioni di quello che sta accadendo, tra religione, storia, interessi economici e politici?
Quasi vent’anni dopo lo straordinario successo mondiale di Il razzismo spiegato a mia figlia, Tahar Ben Jelloun torna al cuore dell’attualità e, riflettendo sulla natura del terrorismo, ci regala un libro illuminante sull’importanza delle parole, sulla responsabilità di educare, sul rapporto non negoziabile con los angeles verità.

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Download e-book for kindle: Totalitarianism, Terrorism and Supreme Values: History and by Peter Bernholz

By Peter Bernholz

ISBN-10: 3319569066

ISBN-13: 9783319569062

Applying a rational selection point of view, this booklet provides a dynamic idea of the evolution of totalitarian regimes and terrorism. by means of demonstrating that totalitarian regimes leisure on ideologies regarding best values which are assumed to be totally precise, the writer identifies the criteria that result in totalitarian regimes, and people who rework or abolish these regimes with time. the writer addresses varied ideologies, akin to nationwide Socialism, Communism, and spiritual hobbies; examines a number of historic circumstances of totalitarian regimes; and develops a proper, mathematical version of totalitarianism within the book’s ultimate chapter. 

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Download e-book for iPad: Yemen: Revolution, Civil War and Unification (Library of by Uzi Rabi

By Uzi Rabi

ISBN-10: 1780769466

ISBN-13: 9781780769462

Yemen, tucked into the southwestern nook of the Arabian Peninsula, has usually escaped local and foreign realization. And but its heritage illuminates essentially the most vital matters at play within the sleek center East: from chilly warfare rivalries to the expansion of Islamic extremism within the Nineteen Nineties, and from the increase of ‘Al-Qa‘ida within the Arabian Peninsula’ (AQAP) within the post-9/11 interval to Obama-era drone moves. Uzi Rabi appears at this state and its monetary and political heritage in the course of the prism of nation failure. He examines Yemen’s trajectory from revolutions and civil struggle within the Sixties to unification within the Nineteen Nineties and directly to the 2011 uprisings which finally observed the autumn from strength of Ali Abdallah Salih in 2012.

Covering the twentieth-century heritage of Yemen from conventional society to a melting-pot of revolutions followed by means of international intervention, Uzi Rabi’s ebook bargains an research of a nation that's failing, either when it comes to daily functioning, and when it comes to delivering its electorate a modicum of defense. Rabi covers the preliminary rulers of the rustic, Imam Yahya and his descendents, who governed Yemen until eventually 1962. yet with the turning out to be impression of Gamal Abd al-Nasser’s imaginative and prescient of Arab nationalism, and the defeat the British and their allies in November 1967, the way in which used to be paved for the formation of South Yemen: the one declared Marxist regime within the Arab global. Rabi tracks the turbulent political heritage of the 2 Yemens, particularly South Yemen, which among 1967 and 1986 observed 5 presidents come and pass, 3 of whom have been ousted via violent capability. yet with unification got here a brand new set of difficulties bearing on poverty, terrorism and corruption. Rabi’s research of the political beginnings, rule and eventual downfall of Salih are key to realizing all of those, and the way they've got contributed to Yemen’s present explosive .

Drawing commonly on Arabic resources, lots of which aren't to be had within the English language, Rabi deals vital research at the volatility of the kingdom in Yemen. in accordance with freshly tested fabrics, this booklet is an important reference of any exam of the country’s twentieth-century heritage and its influence at the present volatile state of affairs within the wider heart East.

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New PDF release: Homeland Security: What Is It and Where Are We Going?

By Amos N. Guiora

ISBN-10: 1439838186

ISBN-13: 9781439838181

With the ten-year anniversary of 11th of September now at the back of us, one serious query persists. Have rules enacted to guard us from terrorist assaults really made us more secure, or have they basically mollified the involved public with a fake feel of safeguard? Homeland defense: what's It and the place we're Going combines specialist reports, own reflections, and educational scholarship to supply a practical evaluate of present coverage effectiveness.

Amos Guiora’s history makes him uniquely certified to deal with this factor. He was once the pass judgement on suggest for the Israel safeguard Forces domestic entrance Command and the criminal consultant to a congressionally mandated job strength charged with developing America’s place of origin safeguard method below the auspices of the Committee on place of origin safeguard.

This volume:

  • Provides views from a huge array of people considering place of birth security

  • Suggests how you can prioritize restricted resources

  • Demonstrates the inability of common consensus in regards to the definitions of place of origin safety and gives perception into what may be the principal considerations

  • Suggests options to a wide selection of dilemmas, together with terror financing, cost-benefit research of native land protection, overseas cooperation/intelligence sharing, enterprise continuity, and immigration/narco terrorism

Written in an enticing demeanour compatible for coverage makers, lecturers, and most people alike, the publication offers examples from the U.S. and Israel, delivering concrete options for the articulation, improvement, and implementation of potent fatherland defense strategy.


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Download e-book for iPad: The Policing of Terrorism: Organizational and Global by Mathieu Deflem

By Mathieu Deflem

ISBN-10: 0415875390

ISBN-13: 9780415875394

ISBN-10: 0415875404

ISBN-13: 9780415875400

This e-book bargains an research of the policing of terrorism in numerous nationwide and foreign contexts. based on advancements because the occasions of September eleven, 2001, the examine devotes its empirical consciousness to big police features of counter-terrorism within the usa and also extends its diversity relatively to different international locations, together with Israel and Iraq, and to the worldwide point of foreign police businesses resembling Interpol and Europol. located within the criminology of terrorism and counter-terrorism, this booklet bargains a desirable investigate the modern association of legislation enforcement opposed to terrorism, on the way to considerably effect the stipulations of world defense within the foreseeable destiny.

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Download PDF by Rosemarie Skaine: Suicide Warfare: Culture, the Military, and the Individual

By Rosemarie Skaine

ISBN-10: 031339864X

ISBN-13: 9780313398643

This ebook offers up to date insurance of the regulations, suggestions, and results of suicide in conflict, interpreting this topic from societal and armed forces views to make clear the excuses for utilizing humans as expendable weapons.

• contains basic records and statistical data

• offers assets for additional study

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Read e-book online ISIS Defectors: Inside Stories of the Terrorist Caliphate PDF

By Anne Speckhard,Ahmet S. Yayla

ISBN-10: 1935866710

ISBN-13: 9781935866718

The authors hadn’t meant to place themselves at risk yet that’s what occurred as they interviewed an remarkable thirty-two battle-hardened defectors concerning the gritty information of existence inside of ISIS. With unheard of breadth, intensity and entry, ISIS Defectors: within tales of the Terrorist Caliphate deals a compelling view of ISIS from males, girls and teenagers now in hiding, having escaped the main brutal terrorist workforce in contemporary heritage.

They have been warring parties and commanders, better halves of fighters—living and useless, girl enforcers, and Cubs of the Caliphate, together with a baby who volunteered and virtually acquired despatched as a suicide bomber at age 13. They speak about motivations for becoming a member of and defecting, and delve into news-making themes: coercing kids to turn into suicide bombers; brides of ISIS and the brutal woman morality police; Yazidi and Sunni intercourse slaves held in vast compounds the place warring parties use them at will; privilege bestowed on overseas opponents; prisoners stored for the only objective of beheading by means of new inductees. The defectors shared a startling array of photographs and video clips from own cellphones and plenty of are integrated within the electronic model of this book.

An unforeseen subplot opened up whilst Dr. Yayla came across himself tailed by means of ISIS, and Dr. Speckhard slightly neglected suicide assaults. however the authors will not be deterred. As counter-terrorism specialists with specialties in learn psychology and legislations enforcement, they see ISIS as greater than a terrorist team. ISIS is a model that falsely sells dignity and objective, justice and the recovery of glory—to susceptible recruits—masterfully recruiting a few 30,000 individuals on-line. It’s the most important inflow of international warring parties to a terrorist haven in heritage.

Using the defectors personal phrases, the authors intend to damage the ISIS model. they've got videotaped those interviews to edit them into brief clips, memes and tweets for an internet counter-offensive. Speckhard and Yayla country that upset ISIS defectors are the main influential instrument for countering ISIS propaganda. The persuasive voices of those defectors and the ensuing movies will quickly invade ISIS chat rooms the place their propaganda flourishes. With over 1000 energetic investigations within the U.S. throughout all 50 states, discrediting ISIS ideology is vital to preventing it.

Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. is Adjunct affiliate Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown collage within the tuition of drugs and Director of the overseas heart for the learn of Violent Extremism (ICSVE). She is usually the writer of chatting with Terrorists, Bride of ISIS and coauthor of Undercover Jihadi and Warrior Princess. Dr. Speckhard has interviewed approximately 500 terrorists, their family and supporters in quite a few elements of the realm together with Gaza, West financial institution, Chechnya, Iraq, Jordan, Turkey and lots of international locations in Europe. In 2007, she used to be accountable for designing the mental and Islamic problem points of the Detainee Rehabilitation application in Iraq to be utilized to 20,000 + detainees and 800 juveniles.

Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D. is the Deputy Director of the foreign middle for the research of Violent Extremism (ICSVE). he's additionally Adj. Professor on the division of Criminology, legislations and Society at George Mason college and previously served as Professor and the Chair of the Sociology division at Harran collage in Turkey. Dr. Yayla earned either his Master’s and Ph.D. levels in felony Justice and knowledge technology from the college of North Texas within the usa. Dr. Yayla served because the leader of Counter-terrorism and Operations department for the Turkish nationwide Police.

Both are wanted counter-terrorism specialists and feature consulted to NATO, OSCE, overseas governments and to the U.S. Senate & residence, Departments of nation, safety, Justice, place of origin safeguard, health and wellbeing & Human prone, CIA and FBI and CNN, BBC, NPR, Fox information, MSNBC, CTV, and in Time, the hot York Times,The Washington submit, London occasions and plenty of different publications.

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Tom Lansford Ph.D.'s 9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Chronology and PDF

By Tom Lansford Ph.D.

ISBN-10: 1598844199

ISBN-13: 9781598844191

This booklet analyzes the advanced explanations and results of the September eleven, 2001, terrorist assaults either regionally and the world over, and examines the next wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

• presents insightful rates from modern figures and first files starting from Osama bin Laden's 1998 fatwa opposed to the us to the 2006 Iraq examine crew Report

• includes 12 biographies starting from Osama bin encumbered to George W. Bush that offer special historical past on vital figures from the era

• provides a chronology of occasions from the Seventies to the current day, together with occurrences resulting in the September eleven, 2001, assaults and the Iraq War

• encompasses a opt for bibliography of significant works at the September eleven, 2001, assaults; the warfare in Iraq; fatherland safety; and the warfare on terror

• features a exact thesaurus of keyword phrases akin to "Shiite" and "weapons of mass destruction"

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New PDF release: Militant Islamists: Terrorists without Frontiers (Praeger

By Nozar Alaolmolki

ISBN-10: 0313372217

ISBN-13: 9780313372216

In this publication, Alaolmolki, knowledgeable at the transnational politics of valuable Asia and the Persian Gulf, offers an international view of militant Islamist ideologies, actions, and connections. not like many extant books in this subject, Militant Islamists doesn't study just one specific issue or driver in political violence resembling suicide bombings; fairly, this paintings experiences transnational militant Islam on numerous degrees: family (e.g., the function of poverty and shortage of democracy in Arab and Muslim nations); nearby (e.g., the Palestinian-Israeli clash; Hizbullah in Lebanon; Jemmah Islamiyan in Southeast Asia; Hizb al-Tahrir in critical Asia); international (e.g., the position of the U.S. and Western Europe in inadvertently assisting transnational Islamists). finally, the writer strains the results of the U.S.-led invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq on militant Islamist terrorism, concluding that militant Islam is spreading, no longer receding, and that the U.S. could larger depend on gentle, instead of demanding (military), strength to beat it.

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