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Terror, insurgency, and the state

Terror, insurgency, and the state

ending protracted conflicts

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insurgency -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Terrorism -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Political violence -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Peace-building -- Cross-cultural studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-475) and index

    Statementedited by Marianne Heiberg, Brendan O"Leary, and John Tirman
    GenreCross-cultural studies
    ContributionsHeiberg, Marianne, O"Leary, Brendan, Tirman, John
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC328.5 .T47 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 499 p. :
    Number of Pages499
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17227911M
    ISBN 100812239741
    ISBN 109780812239744
    LC Control Number2006051490

      Harmon focuses on terrorism and insurgency in the lawless expanse of the Sahara Desert and the adjacent, transitional Sahel zone, plus the broader meta-region that includes countries such as Algeria, Mali, and Nigeria, and to a lesser extent, Niger and Mauritania. Global Radical Islamist Insurgency: Al Qaeda and Islamic State Networks Focus Vol. II: —A Small Wars Journal Anthology This anthology—the second of an initial two volume set—specifically covers Small Wars Journal writings on Al Qaeda and the Islamic State spanning the years

    Book Description. The primary objective of this book is to understand the nature of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram’s goal of an Islamic Caliphate, starting in the Borno State in the North East that will eventually cover the areas of the former Kanem-Borno Empire, is a rejection of the modern state system forced on it by the West. The central theme of this volume.   Insurgency is regarded as the internal problem of a sovereign state, and the international community does not interfere in the matter. What is the difference between Terrorism and Insurgency? • Insurgency is a rebellion against authority in place and is mostly localized whereas terrorism knows no boundaries.

    The red spectrum is called TIIP, referring to the three categories of VNSAs contained therein: terrorism, insurgency, and insurgency-plus. In almost all cases, TIIP VNSAs seek to overthrow, weaken, or extract concessions from state actors.   Publisher’s description. The primary objective of this book is to understand the nature of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram’s goal of an Islamic Caliphate, starting in the Borno State in the North East that will eventually cover the areas of the former Kanem-Borno Empire, is a rejection of the modern state system forced on it by the West.


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The result of a multiyear project, Terror, Insurgency, and the State assembles the findings of scholars who conducted extensive field research with rebel groups and governments. This comparative analysis documents the aim of long-standing insurgent groups such as the Tamil Tigers, the IRA, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the Kurdistan Workers' Party, Basque Country and 5/5(1).

This anthology, which offers roughly six hundred and fifty pages of additional analysis, follows the same general conceptual breakdown as the earlier works, and is divided into two major thematic sections--one focusing on jihadi terrorism, insurgency, and the Islamic State in context and the other focusing on US-allied policy and counter-jihadi and counter-Islamic State : Dave Dilegge, Robert J.

Bunker. The result of a multiyear project, "Terror, Insurgency, and the State" assembles the findings of scholars who conducted extensive field research with rebel groups and comparative analysis documents the aim of long-standing insurgent groups such as the Tamil Tigers, the IRA, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the Kurdistan Workers' Party, Basque Country and Liberty, and the People's Liberation Army of the Communist /5(3).

The Heiber, O’Leary and Tirman volume on Terror, Insurgency, and the Terror really about insurgency. It is an ambitious attempt at a systematic comparison of eleven recent insurgencies, with the aim of find out what sorts of policies work to defuse insurgencies, and which do by: Terror, Insurgency, and the State: Ending Protracted Conflicts.

Book January e editors see t heir book as, in part, a res ponse to r ecent arguments by Collier and. Terrorism and Insurgency by Bard E. O'Neill, is an invaluable resource for those interested in understanding insurgency and the relevant factors that lead to its success or failure.

This book appears to be written for a classroom audience (the author in fact provides a proposed semester-length class insurgency complete with lesson plans and. 5 Spartan State Terror: Violence, Humiliation, and the Reinforcement of Social Boundaries in Classical Sparta In: Brill's Companion to Insurgency and Terrorism in the Ancient Mediterranean Author: Ellen G.

Order this book from This in-depth, historical analysis of terrorism investigates the major funding streams of terrorists, insurgents, guerrillas, warlords, militias, and criminal organizations throughout the world as well as the efforts of the international community to thwart their efforts.

6 Air Power, Insurgency and the “War on Terror” Air Power and Insurgency: Some Preliminary Thoughts - Joel Hayward Chapter 9 Air Power’s Role in Asymmetric Operations: The Case of the Second Lebanon War Sarah e Kreps Chapter 10 Air Power and Ethics in the Age of the Global Salafi Jihad AM Ashraf Chapter 11 Starting with a Blank Sheet: Principles of War for a.

The book distinguishes itself from the critical terrorism literature by offering extensive policy prescription throughout the book. the book’s valuable contribution is to map out how ethnicity and state–society relations shape the efficacy and limitations of military measures in Africa.” (African Affairs, Vol.

Assembling original research on insurgency and terrorism in various regions including, the Ancient Near East, Greece, Central Asia, Persia, Egypt, Judea, and the Roman Empire, they provide a deep historical context for understanding these terms, demonstrate the usefulness of insurgency and terrorism as concepts for analysing ancient Mediterranean behavior, and point the way toward future research.

Jones breaks down over seven chapters how an insurgency begins and then goes through the various strategies, tactics, organizational structures, how insurgents use propaganda and gain outside support historically used in an insurgency.

He uses past and current insurgencies to validate his points throughout the book. British counter- insurgency practice in Northern Ireland in the s – a legitimate response or state terror. By PAUL O ’ CONNOR AND ALAN BRECKNELL The UK government has portrayed its role in Ireland as that of the neutral broker, the reluctant peacekeeper.

Summary: "The result of a multiyear project spearheaded by the late Mariane Helberg, Terror, Insurgency, and the State assembles the findings of scholars who conducted extensive field research with rebel groups and governments. The Terrorists of Iraq: Inside the Strategy and Tactics of the Iraq Insurgency – is a non-fiction book about the Iraqi insurgency, written by U.S.

Navy retired cryptology analyst Malcolm was published by CRC Press in The book discusses the terrorist evolution of the Iraqi insurgency which led to the formation of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).

I will argue that, for a time in the early s, GSPC/AQIM may have lost its focus on Islamist ideology and building an Islamic state and evolved into what I shall call a “hybrid” group, as much focused on organized crime, such as contraband trafficking, drug smuggling, human trafficking, and kidnapping for ransom (as opposed to kidnapping.

A systematic, comprehensive, and straightforward textbook for analyzing and comparing insurgencies and terrorist movements, Insurgency and Terrorism was first published in to broad acclaim. Observers, scholars, students, military personnel, journalists, and government analysts worldwide found it.

Malcolm Wrightson Nance (born ) is an American author and media commentator on terrorism, intelligence, insurgency, and torture. He is a former United States Navy senior chief petty officer specializing in naval cryptology.

Nance is an intelligence and foreign policy analyst who frequently discusses the history, personalities, and organization of jihadi radicalization and al-Qaeda and the.

Unfortunately, handling insurgency at the level of our political leadership and bureaucracy has more or less failed. The emphasis of the book is on the military doctrine (military aims, military strategy and concept of operations), intelligence at the state level, conduct of psychology operations, media management and a look into the future.

Abstract. Until recently, failed states were not generally viewed as central to the international security agenda. In the post 9/11 world, however, international security experts are coming to the consensus that threats to international security may arise from areas within states or at boundaries between states that, for various reasons, are not controlled by state authority.

1 These states. In this ground-breaking interdisciplinary study of terrorism, insurgency and the literature of colonial India, Alex Tickell re-envisages the political aesthetics of empire. Organized around key crisis moments in the history of British colonial rule such as the ‘Black Hole’ of Calcutta, the anti-thug campaigns of the s, the Rebellion, anti-colonial terrorism in Edwardian London and.The focus of this section, however, will be on four distinct types of terrorism: ethno-nationalist or ethno-separatist terrorism, right-wing terrorism, state-sponsored terrorism, and religiously motivated terrorism, in particular Islamic fundamentalist terrorism.Using a diversified lens of analysis, the chapters illustrate key elements that spawn insurgency such as insurgents’ beliefs, motivations, aims, leadership characteristics, recruitment methods, operations planning, and responses to state and non-state efforts to contain insurgency.

The book also examines how certain terrorist and insurgent operations can remain in the shadows and become secret wars .