The Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Qaeda, and America's War in by Gregory D. Johnsen

By Gregory D. Johnsen

“The top new ebook on al Qaeda . . . and the simplest publication on Yemen in years.”—Bruce Riedel, day-by-day Beast
Far from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. and al-Qaeda are struggling with a clandestine battle of drones and suicide bombers in an unforgiving nook of Arabia.

The final shelter charts the increase, fall, and resurrection of al-Qaeda in Yemen over the past thirty years, detailing how a bunch that the us as soon as defeated has now turn into one of many world’s most deadly threats. a professional on Yemen who has spent years at the flooring there, Gregory D. Johnsen makes use of al-Qaeda’s Arabic conflict notes to reconstruct their global as they take objective on the usa and its allies. Johnsen brings readers in-side al-Qaeda’s education camps and secure homes because the terrorists plot poison assaults and debate how one can convey down an airliner on Christmas Day. The final safe haven is an eye-opening examine the successes and screw ups of scuffling with a brand new kind of conflict in a single of the main turbulent international locations on this planet.

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Terrorism, Security and the Power of Informal Networks by David Martin Jones, Ann Lane, Paul Schulte

By David Martin Jones, Ann Lane, Paul Schulte

This leading edge paintings examines the concept that of the casual community and its functional application in the context of counterterrorism. Drawing jointly quite a number practitioner and educational services it explores the nature and evolution of casual networks, addressing the advanced dating among kinship teams, transnational linkages and the position that globalization and new applied sciences play of their formation and sustainability. by way of analysing the casual department of networked association within the context of safeguard policy-making, the chapters during this publication search to deal with 3 questions: * how do casual networks function? * which mix of things attracts participants to shape such networks? * what are their constructions? casual networks are unavoidably elusive due to their advert hoc improvement, amorphous buildings and cultural specificity yet they're still pivotal to the way in which enterprises behavior company. opting for and manipulating such networks is significant to potent policy-making. Terrorism, defense and the facility of casual Networks argues that casual networks are very important to policy-makers and their mastery is necessary to good fortune either in tackling the demanding situations of adverse networks and within the methods of organizational reform at present preoccupying governments. Practitioners, policy-makers and researchers within the fields of foreign politics, diplomacy, historical past and political technological know-how will locate a lot to curiosity them during this well timed source.

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One of Us: The Story of a Massacre in Norway -- and Its by Åsne Seierstad, Sarah Death

By Åsne Seierstad, Sarah Death

One of The manhattan occasions booklet Review's Ten top Books of 2015 and a NYT Bestseller

Widely acclaimed as a masterpiece, Åsne Seierstad’s One of Us is key studying for a time whilst mass killings are so grimly frequent.

On July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik detonated a bomb outdoors the Norwegian major minister's place of work in primary Oslo, killing 8 humans. He then proceeded to a adolescence camp at the wooded island of Utøya, the place he killed sixty-nine extra, so much of them teenage individuals of the country's governing Labour celebration. In One of Us, the journalist Åsne Seierstad tells the tale of this bad day and its reverberations. How did Breivik, a talented baby from an prosperous local in Oslo, develop into Europe's so much reviled terrorist? How did he accomplish an spectacular one-man homicide spree? and the way did a famously peaceable and wealthy nation take care of the slaughter of such a lot of of its young?

As in her overseas bestseller The Bookseller of Kabul, Seierstad excels on the bright portraiture of lives below tension. She delves deep into Breivik's formative years, displaying how a hip-hop and graffiti aficionado turned a right-wing activist, a profitable entrepreneur, after which a web video game addict and self-styled grasp warrior who believed he may possibly keep Europe from the specter of Islam and multiculturalism. She writes with equivalent intimacy approximately Breivik's sufferers, tracing their political awakenings, teenage flirtations and hopes, and ill-fated trips to the island. by the point Seierstad reaches Utøya and relates what occurred there, we all know either the killer and people he'll kill. within the book's ultimate act, Seierstad describes Breivik's tumultuous public trial. As Breivik took the stand and articulated his principles, a complete state debated even if he will be deemed insane, and requested why a devastating series of police error allowed one guy to take action a lot harm.

One of Us is without delay a mental research of violent extremism, a dramatic precise crime procedural, and a compassionate inquiry into how a privileged society copes with homegrown evil. Lauded in Scandinavia for its literary benefit and ethical poise, One of Us is the genuine tale of 1 of our age's such a lot tragic events.

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Contending with Terrorism: Roots, Strategies, and Responses by Michael E. Brown, Owen R. Coté, Sean M. Lynn-Jones, Steven

By Michael E. Brown, Owen R. Coté, Sean M. Lynn-Jones, Steven E. Miller, Owen R. Coté Jr.

"It is tough to be stimulating and instructive on a subject matter that has held as a lot cognizance as has terrorism for a decade and extra. however the essays during this quantity mix these features for the advantage of scholars and specialists alike. The reader will come away with necessary new insights and perspectives."--Philip B. Heymann, James Barr Ames Professor of legislations, Harvard legislations university, writer of Terrorism, Freedom, and protection (Philip B. Heymann )

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Individual Preparedness and Response to Chemical, by Lynn E. Davis, Tom LaTourrette, David E. Mosher, Lois M.

By Lynn E. Davis, Tom LaTourrette, David E. Mosher, Lois M. Davis, David R. Howell

Deals feedback approximately how members can organize for chemical, radiological, nuclear, or organic assaults and what activities they could take to guard their very own future health, defense, and lives.

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The West's Road to 9 11: Resisting, Appeasing and by David Carlton

By David Carlton

The West's highway to Sept. 11 deals an in depth rationalization of the dealing with of the problem of terrorism via the united states, the united kingdom and the West over the past thirty years. David Carlton contends that anti-terrorist rhetoric by means of the Governments of the West usually masked indifference to the actions of many practitioners of non-state violence; and that during the case of the U.S. it didn't hesitate even to sponsor these terrorist events if deemed supportive of its wider geopolitical pursuits.

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Terrorism: A History by Randall Law

By Randall Law

Terrorism is among the forces defining our age, however it has additionally been round because many of the earliest civilizations. This distinct examine of the historical past of terrorism — from old Assyria to the post-9/11 conflict on Terror — places terrorism into vast ancient, political, non secular and social context. The booklet leads the reader in the course of the moving understandings and definitions of terrorism in the course of the a while, and its non-stop improvement of topics allows a fuller figuring out of the makes use of of and responses to terrorism.

The examine of terrorism is continually starting to be and ever altering. In Terrorism: A heritage, Randall legislation provides scholars and basic readers entry to this wealthy box during the most recent study mixed with a much-needed long-range old point of view. He largely covers jihadism, the Israeli/Palestinian clash, Northern eire and the Ku Klux Klan plus lesser identified hobbies in Uruguay, Algeria or even the pre-modern makes use of of terror in old Rome, medieval Europe and the French Revolution, between different subject matters.

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Terrorists and Terrorism in the Contemporary World by David J. Whittaker

By David J. Whittaker

Terrorists and Terrorism within the modern international is an available creation to the terrorists and their psychology in an old context. targeting numerous trendy terrorist teams including a few much less infamous ones, readers are inspired to consider the mind-set, motivation and strategies of terrorists. David J. Whittaker additionally discusses the issues of countering those terrorists.

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Science and Technology Policies for the Anti-Terrorism Era: by A. James, Editor

By A. James, Editor

The goals of the papers integrated during this NATO quantity have been to seriously give some thought to the technological know-how and expertise regulations useful for protection opposed to terrorism and different threats to safeguard; to evaluate the priorities for governments, universities, nationwide laboratories and commercial companies; to spot how governments and the technological know-how and expertise group can so much successfully interact to reinforce our safeguard; and to proportion the reports of coverage makers and coverage analysts. the significance and relevance of this feature of papers to the coverage group is mirrored within the seniority of the participants. those incorporated Dr. Parney Albright who held the placement of Assistant Secretary for technology & expertise on the US division of place of birth protection in addition to senior figures from the united kingdom domestic place of work, united kingdom place of work of technology & know-how, the eu fee and NATO.IOS Press is a global technology, technical and scientific writer of fine quality books for teachers, scientists, and execs in all fields. a number of the components we post in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and knowledge platforms -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All features of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The wisdom economic system -Urban stories -Arms keep an eye on -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences

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