Women In Modern Terrorism

Author : Jessica Davis
ISBN : 9781442274990
Genre : Political Science
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Recent events, including the rise of the Islamic State and its overt recruitment of Western women, have once again brought the issue of women participating in terrorist organizations to the forefront. Yet much remains to be understood about why women join terrorist organizations and why groups choose to incorporate them into their structures and operations. Women in Modern Terrorism, which draws from a unique dataset compiled over a decade, tackles these questions and analyzes women’s inclusion in terrorist organizations since the beginning of modern terrorism, covering both religious and ethno-nationalist terrorism and conflict. The text opens with a discussion of the definition of terrorism before examining key issues, such as how and why women join terrorist groups, what women’s inclusion in terrorist organizations reveals about the nature and longevity of both the groups and the conflicts, the future of women’s role in terrorist organizations and attacks (particularly given the rise of new terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq), and the types of attacks women perpetrate and how they compare across groups. By looking at case studies, including Hizballah, Chechnya, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Al Qaeda, Boko Haram, Al Shaabab, and more, this text shows that women’s inclusion in various terrorist organizations is largely a pragmatic choice by the group. It also highlights the cross-pollination of ideas between differently motivated groups. All these issues, along with the role of the media and the Internet in radicalization and recruitment processes, are explored to provide an exhaustive account of the many roles for women in terrorist groups today.
Category: Political Science

Al Qaeda S Global Crisis

Author : V. G. Julie Rajan
ISBN : 9781317645375
Genre : Political Science
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This book focuses on the crises facing Al Qaeda and how the mass killing of Muslims is challenging its credibility as a leader among Islamist jihadist organizations. The book argues that these crises are directly related to Al Qaeda’s affiliation with the extreme violence employed against Muslims in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan in the decade since 9/11. Al Qaeda’s public and private responses to this violence differ greatly. While in public Al Qaeda has justified those attacks declaring that, for the establishment of a state of ‘true believers’, they are a necessary evil, in private Al Qaeda has been advising its local affiliates to refrain from killing Muslims. To better understand the crises facing Al Qaeda, the book explores the development of Central Al Qaeda’s complex relationship with radical (mis)appropriations and manifestations of takfir, which allows one Muslim to declare another an unbeliever, and its unique relationship with each of its affiliates in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The author then goes on to consider how the prominence of takfir is contributing to the deteriorating security in those countries and how this is affecting Al Qaeda’s credibility as an Islamist terror organization. The book concludes by considering the long-term viability of Al Qaeda and how its demise could allow the rise of the even more radical, violent Islamic State and the implications this has for the future security of the Middle East, North Africa and Central/South Asia. This book will be of much interest to students of political violence and terrorism, Islamism, global security and IR.
Category: Political Science

Annual Editions Violence And Terrorism 08 09

Author : Thomas Badey
ISBN : 0073397768
Genre : Law
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This Eleventh Edition of ANNUAL EDITIONS: VIOLENCE AND TERRORISM provides convenient, inexpensive access to current articles selected from the best of the public press. Organizational features include: an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; a general introduction; brief overviews for each section; a topical index; and an instructor’s resource guide with testing materials. USING ANNUAL EDITIONS IN THE CLASSROOM, ISBN 0073301906 is offered as a practical guide for instructors. ANNUAL EDITIONS titles are supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.
Category: Law

Islam And New Global Realities

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ISBN : 1589300610
Genre : Islamic fundamentalism
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A detailed response to the most common questions people are asking about the attack of September 11th, 2001, the reality of Islamic Fundamentalism, and how to share God's love with Muslims in every corner of the world.
Category: Islamic fundamentalism

Politics Of The Modern Arab World

Author : Laleh Khalili
ISBN : 0415455634
Genre : Arab countries
File Size : 35.53 MB
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Covers the Arab world, from Morocco to the borders of Iran, with the focus primarily on the 20th Century. By choosing a wide array of authors, many of whom are from the region or from the non-Anglophone world, the full breadth of worldwide scholarship on the modern Arab world is on display.
Category: Arab countries

History In Dispute The Middle East Since 1945 First Series

Author : Benjamin Frankel
ISBN : STANFORD:36105117946918
Genre : History
File Size : 53.41 MB
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Addresses heavily debated questions by offering different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe. This volume covers the Middle East since World War II. Provides students with an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, helps stimulate critical thinking and provides ideas for papers and assignments.
Category: History

Global Studies

Author : Suzanne Ogden
ISBN : 0717271315
Genre : China
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Describes the geographical, cultural, sociopolitical, and economic aspects of Western Europe.
Category: China

Canada And September 11

ISBN : 1550592408
Genre : History
File Size : 56.31 MB
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The events of September 11, 2001, left 3,000 Americans dead and resulted in the "War on Terror," which Canada joined. After the initial shock and disbelief over what had happened, personal and public responses ranged from deep sympathy for the victims to an acknowledgement that the U.S. had finally tasted the kind of horror that many other countries in the world have experienced. A debate ensued in Canada about the kind of response the country should undertake, about the explanations for the events and the implications new security and surveillance measures would have for established freedoms and the values of civil society.
Category: History


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ISBN : UOM:39015079680479
Genre : Best books
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Category: Best books