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Global Jihad : A Brief History

Subjects: Political violence--Religious aspects--Islam; Islam and politics--History--21st century; Jihad--History--21st centuryPOLITICAL SCIENCE / Terrorism; HISTORY / Middle East / General; POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern

  • Abstract: Most violent jihadi movements in the twentieth century focused on removing corrupt, repressive secular regimes throughout the Muslim world. But following the 1979 Soviet invasion of ...

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Losing Control : Global Security in the Twenty-first Century

Subjects: Post-communism; Security, International--History--21st century; Security, International--History--20th centuryPOLITICAL SCIENCE / Security (National & International); HISTORY / Military / General; HISTORY / Military / Strategy

  • Abstract: 'Outstanding... combines a glimpse behind the security screens with a sharp analysis of the real global insecurities - growing inequality and unsustainability'- New Internationalist Written ...

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Suicide Terrorists and Terrorism: A Suicidologist Critically Reviews the Research

Subjects: Suicidal behavior--Research; Suicide bombers--Psychology; Suicide--PsychologyPOLITICAL SCIENCE / Terrorism

  • Abstract: There has never been a thorough review of the research and speculation on suicide terrorism. The author has read roughly 600 articles ...

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Globalizing Collateral Language : From 9/11 to Endless War

Subjects: Violence; Rhetoric--Political aspectsPOLITICAL SCIENCE / Terrorism; POLITICAL SCIENCE / Security (National & International); PHILOSOPHY / Language

  • Abstract: Language is never just a means of communication. It terrorizes. And, especially in times of war, it has the ability to target civilians and generate ...

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Friend or Foe : Militia Intelligence and Ethnic Violence in the Lebanese Civil War

Subjects: Ethnic conflict--LebanonPOLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern; HISTORY / Middle East / General; HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century / General

  • Abstract: When civil conflicts break out in plural societies, violence often occurs along group divides—running the risk of spiraling into ethnic cleansing. Yet for militants ...

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