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The New Threat
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Jason Burke
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-07 - Publisher: The New Press

From Syria to Somalia, from Libya to Indonesia, from Yemen to the capitals of Europe, Islamic militancy appears stronger, more widespread, and more threatening than ever. In The New Threat prizewinning frontline reporter Jason Burke cuts through the mass of opinion and misinformation to explain the nature of the threat
The New Threat From Islamic Militancy
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Jason Burke
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-27 - Publisher: Random House

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2016 In The New Threat renowned expert and prize-winning reporter Jason Burke provides the clearest and most comprehensive guide to Islamic militancy today. From Syria to Somalia, from Libya to Indonesia, from Yemen to the capitals of Europe, Islamic militancy appears stronger, more widespread and
Fundamentalism at Home and Abroad
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Gerald A. Arbuckle
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-05 - Publisher: Liturgical Press

For most people, fundamentalism in the modern world has become synonymous with a radical form of Islam, but fundamentalism in many shapes and forms is also very much present in Western societies. Yes, fundamentalist economic, political, nationalistic, and religious movements are aplenty in the West. Using the lens of cultural
The New Terrorism
Language: en
Pages: 139
Authors: Stefan Goertz, Alexander E. Streitparth
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-07 - Publisher: Springer

In light of asymmetrical security threats in western democracies as well as in conflict regions, this timely book examines the actors, strategies and tactics of Islamist terrorism and transnational organized crime around the globe. The authors develop an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the ideologies, forms of cooperation, and technological means
The BBC, The 'War on Terror' and the Discursive Construction of Terrorism
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Jared Ahmad
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-21 - Publisher: Springer

In the years since the September 11th 2001 attacks, the al-Qaeda phenomenon has become one of the most written about, yet crucially misunderstood, threats of the 21st century. But despite the sheer volume of literature produced during the ‘war on terror’ period, few studies have sought to consider the way