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Terrorism Worldwide, 2016 by Edward Mickolus Terrorism Worldwide, 2016

This third comprehensive study of international terrorist attacks covers 2016, during which the Islamic State suffered several battlefield reversals but still continued its status as the most active, well-financed and well-armed terrorist group worldwide. Regionally- and country-organized, the study covers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/09/2017

The Making of Pakistani Human Bombs by Khuram Iqbal The Making of Pakistani Human Bombs

Based on interviews with failed suicide bombers, officials of Pakistani law enforcement agencies involved in interrogating high-profile self-immolation attacks, and content analysis of Jihadi publications produced in local languages, this book offers the first empirically grounded analysis of suicide terrorism...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Taliban Narratives The Use and Power of Stories in the Afghanistan Conflict by Thomas Johnson Taliban Narratives The Use and Power of Stories in the Afghanistan Conflict

Shines a light on the Taliban's propaganda arm and its impact on the course of the war in Afghanistan.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

Terrorism, Tourism and the End of Hospitality in the 'West' by Maximiliano E. Korstanje Terrorism, Tourism and the End of Hospitality in the 'West'

This book explores how the contemporary threat of terrorism is eroding the concept of hospitality in the West. Going beyond the immediate effects of terrorism that are daily portrayed in the media and have shaped the foreign policy agenda of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/09/2017

Inside Terrorism by Bruce Hoffman Inside Terrorism

Revised edition of the author's Inside terrorism, 2006.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Inside Terrorism by Bruce Hoffman Inside Terrorism

Revised edition of the author's Inside terrorism, 2006.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime Intelligence Gathering, Analysis and Investigations, Fourth Edition by Michael R. (Major & Fusion Center Director, Retired, Miami, Florida, USA) Ronczkowski Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime Intelligence Gathering, Analysis and Investigations, Fourth Edition
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The ability of law enforcement agencies to manage and act upon intelligence is the key to countering terrorism. Likewise, a critical foundation of intelligence-led policing is the proper analysis of all information gained. Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime: Intelligence Gathering,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

The Rage by Julia Ebner The Rage

Explosive account of the vicious circle of far right and Islamist extremism
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Economics of Terrorism by Peter J. Phillips The Economics of Terrorism

Brutality is the defining characteristic of terrorism. It is despairing to learn that this brutality is the outcome of purposeful, rational, human behaviour. In this purposefulness, however, there lies the key to the interpretation, explanation and understanding of terrorist behaviour....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Psychology of Terrorists by Raymond H. Hamden The Psychology of Terrorists

Offers a look at terrorists as individual players with personal motives as well as those of principle. This title presents an analysis of terrorists and terrorist behavior and demonstrates the validity and reliability of profiling to understand ideological motivations and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Jihad and Dawah by Samina Yasmeen Jihad and Dawah

For those studying Islamist movements, terrorism and the link between religion, Muslim philanthropy and politics in Pakistan, Yasmeen's scrupulously researched volume will be essential reading
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

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The Darkest Side of Politics Postwar Fascism, Covert Operations and Terrorism by Jeffrey M. Bale The Darkest Side of Politics Postwar Fascism, Covert Operations and Terrorism

This book examines a wide array of phenomena that arguably constitute the most noxious, extreme, terrifying, murderous, secretive, authoritarian, and/or anti-democratic aspects of national and international politics. Scholars should not ignore these dark sides of politics, however unpleasant they may...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Theories of Terrorism An Introduction by Daniela (Austrian Institute for International Affairs (oiip), Vienna, Austria) Pisoiu, Sandra (Austrian Institute for Int Hain Theories of Terrorism An Introduction
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This book provides students with a multidisciplinary theoretical and methodological introduction to terrorism studies. Terrorism studies has not produced specific theories but has drawn on other fields, from IR, comparative politics, to sociology, psychology, or criminology. This fact is however...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2017

Theories of Terrorism An Introduction by Daniela (Austrian Institute for International Affairs (oiip), Vienna, Austria) Pisoiu, Sandra (Austrian Institute for Int Hain Theories of Terrorism An Introduction
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This new textbook provides students with a multidisciplinary theoretical and methodological introduction to terrorism studies. The book identifies the main theories proposed in the field of terrorism studies as they relate to several issues: why and how individuals and organizations...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Bureaucratizing Islam Morocco and the War on Terror by Ann Marie (Miami University) Wainscott Bureaucratizing Islam Morocco and the War on Terror

This book analyzes Morocco's unique response to counter-terrorism through the development of a religious bureaucracy to define and disseminate Islam.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Improving Homeland Security Decisions by Ali E. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Abbas Improving Homeland Security Decisions

Are we safer from terrorism today and is our homeland security money well spent? This book offers answers and more.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Terrorism in Pakistan The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and the Challenge to Security by N. Elahi Terrorism in Pakistan The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and the Challenge to Security

New research on the emergence and development of Islamist extremism in Pakistan
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Digital World War Islamists, Extremists, and the Fight for Cyber Supremacy by Haroon Ullah Digital World War Islamists, Extremists, and the Fight for Cyber Supremacy

Social media has dominated the discourse of recent events in the Muslim world-from the Arab Spring and its aftermath to ISIS's online recruitment. Yet the roles of social media in these events and the use of the dark web, hacking,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Terrorist Organizations and Weapons of Mass Destruction U.S. Threats, Responses, and Policies by Alethia H. Cook Terrorist Organizations and Weapons of Mass Destruction U.S. Threats, Responses, and Policies

This text analyzes Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) weapons and terrorist groups with a known interest in them. It combines weapons and policy information in one comprehensive and comparative resource for researchers and students interested in key issues in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Taliban Reader War, Islam and Politics in Their Own Words by Alex Strick van Linschoten The Taliban Reader War, Islam and Politics in Their Own Words

A comprehensive sourcebook for scholars and students of Islamist political movements
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Women, Violence, and the Islamic State Resurrecting the Caliphate Through Femicide by V. G. Julie Rajan Women, Violence, and the Islamic State Resurrecting the Caliphate Through Femicide

This book explores the self-proclaimed Islamic State's (IS) perspectives of and violence against women. Since its inception and subsequent rise to power, the IS has established a reputation of ethnic and religiously motivated intolerance and violence. This book highlights how...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East A new approach to disarmament and non-proliferation by Seyed Hossein (Princeton University, USA) Mousavian, Emad Kiyaei Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East A new approach to disarmament and non-proliferation
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This book explores how and why the Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the Middle East proposal has failed to materialize to date. It identifies the current challenges in the region and explores the benefits of establishing a WMDFZ....
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/10/2017

Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East A new approach to disarmament and non-proliferation by Seyed Hossein (Princeton University, USA) Mousavian, Emad Kiyaei Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East A new approach to disarmament and non-proliferation
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This book explores how and why the Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the Middle East proposal has failed to materialize to date. It identifies the current challenges in the region and explores the benefits of establishing a WMDFZ....
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

The Age of Jihad Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East by Patrick Cockburn The Age of Jihad Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East

From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East's disintegration
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Al-Qaeda 2.0 A Critical Reader by Cerwyn Moore Al-Qaeda 2.0 A Critical Reader

An indispensable resource for understanding the evolution of Al-Qaeda since the death of Osama bin Laden
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Healing the wounds of Gukurahundi A participatory action research project by Dumisani Ngwenya Healing the wounds of Gukurahundi A participatory action research project

This book reports on a participatory action research project carried out with a group of former members of the Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army (ZPRA), which was the armed wing of the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) led by the late...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2017

Other books in this genre

African Border Disorders Addressing Transnational Extremist Organizations by Olivier J. Walther African Border Disorders Addressing Transnational Extremist Organizations

Since the end of the Cold War, the monopoly of legitimate organized force of many African states has been eroded by a mix of rebel groups, violent extremist organizations, and self-defence militias created in response to the rise in organized...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2017

Conflict, Violent Extremism and Development New Challenges, New Responses by Andrew Glazzard, Sasha Jesperson, Thomas Maguire, Emily Winterbotham Conflict, Violent Extremism and Development New Challenges, New Responses
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This edited volume examines the implications for international development actors of new kinds of terrorism taking place in civil conflicts. The threat from terrorism and violent extremism has never been greater - at least in the global South where the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2017

War, Denial and Nation-Building in Sri Lanka After the End by Rachel Seoighe War, Denial and Nation-Building in Sri Lanka After the End

This book begins from a critical account of the final months of the Sri Lankan civil war, tracing themes of nationalism, discourse and conflict memory through this period of immense violence and into its aftermath. Using these themes to explore...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing Anarchists and Terrorism in Progressive Era America by Jeffrey A Johnson The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing Anarchists and Terrorism in Progressive Era America

This book places the 1916 San Francisco Preparedness Day Bombing within the broader context of American radicalism and isolationism during the Progressive Era. A concise narrative and key primary documents offer readers an introduction to this episode of domestic violence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing Anarchists and Terrorism in Progressive Era America by Jeffrey A Johnson The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing Anarchists and Terrorism in Progressive Era America

This book places the 1916 San Francisco Preparedness Day Bombing within the broader context of American radicalism and isolationism during the Progressive Era. A concise narrative and key primary documents offer readers an introduction to this episode of domestic violence...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

The Destruction of Cultural Property as a Weapon of War ISIS in Syria and Iraq by Helga Turku The Destruction of Cultural Property as a Weapon of War ISIS in Syria and Iraq

This book aims to advance the understanding of cultural property in armed conflict, and its significance for anti-terrorism and peace-building strategies. As the author argues, ISIS' orchestrated theft and destruction of cultural property has become a tactic of war. Through...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Tribes and Global Jihadism by Virginie Collombier Tribes and Global Jihadism

The first study of an important political nexus in today's Islamist insurgencies, the better to understand their evolution.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Ambassadors of the Working Class Argentina's International Labor Activists and Cold War Democracy in the Americas by Ernesto Seman Ambassadors of the Working Class Argentina's International Labor Activists and Cold War Democracy in the Americas

In the story of Argentina's diplomatic worker attaches dispatched to further Peronism, organized labor became a crucial aspect in defining democracy and perceptions of social justice, freedom, and sovereignty in the Americas.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Ambassadors of the Working Class Argentina's International Labor Activists and Cold War Democracy in the Americas by Ernesto Seman Ambassadors of the Working Class Argentina's International Labor Activists and Cold War Democracy in the Americas

In the story of Argentina's diplomatic worker attaches dispatched to further Peronism, organized labor became a crucial aspect in defining democracy and perceptions of social justice, freedom, and sovereignty in the Americas.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Constructions of Terrorism An Interdisciplinary Approach to Research and Policy by Michael Stohl Constructions of Terrorism An Interdisciplinary Approach to Research and Policy

This publication is part of the Constructions of Terrorism Research Project being carried out through a partnership between TRENDS Research & Advisory, Abu Dhabi, UAE, and the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Constructions of Terrorism An Interdisciplinary Approach to Research and Policy by Michael Stohl Constructions of Terrorism An Interdisciplinary Approach to Research and Policy

This publication is part of the Constructions of Terrorism Research Project being carried out through a partnership between TRENDS Research & Advisory, Abu Dhabi, UAE, and the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Al-Qaida in Afghanistan by Anne Stenersen Al-Qaida in Afghanistan

This book presents an alternative narrative of al-Qaida's aims, goals and strategies prior to the events of 9/11.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Al-Qaida in Afghanistan by Anne Stenersen Al-Qaida in Afghanistan

This book presents an alternative narrative of al-Qaida's aims, goals and strategies prior to the events of 9/11.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

The Cambridge Companion to Religion and Terrorism by Professor James R. Lewis The Cambridge Companion to Religion and Terrorism

Does religion cause terrorism? This volume presents a range of theories and case studies that address this important issue.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

The Cambridge Companion to Religion and Terrorism by Professor James R. Lewis The Cambridge Companion to Religion and Terrorism

Does religion cause terrorism? This volume presents a range of theories and case studies that address this important issue.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

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