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Iraq Handbook: Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) - Observations, Insights, and Lessons, including Provincial Data and Guide to Provinces
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,120. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The government of Iraq is successfully transitioning from combating an insurgency and rebuilding its infrastructure to a strong sovereign state that no longer requires U.S. government assistance.
Afghanistan Brigade Combat Team (BCT) - Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Unity of Effort Reference Guide, Observations, Insights, and Lessons
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a reference guide for brigade combat team (BCT) commanders and staffs, Battalion commanders and staffs, Provincial reconstruction team (PRT) commanders and staffs, and U.S. government/interagency (IA) representatives serving with BCTs, battalions, and PRTs.
Edges of Radicalization: Ideas, Individuals and Networks in Violent Extremism - Osama bin Laden, Al Qaida, Lone Wolves, Social Networks and the Internet, Counterculture and Jihad, Homophily
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This study argues that the spread of violent extremism cannot be fully understood as an ideological or social phenomenon, but must be viewed as a process that integrates the two forces in a coevolutionary manner.
Shiism and Sectarian Conflict in Pakistan - Identity Politics, Iranian Influence, and Tit-for-Tat Violence - Shia and Sunni, Taliban, Haqqani Network, APSC, Iranian Influence, Benazir Bhutto
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Issues surrounding militancy among the Shi'a community in the Shi'a heartland and beyond continue to occupy scholars and policymakers. During the past year, Iran has continued its efforts to extend its influence abroad by strengthening strategic ties with key players in international affairs, including Brazil and Turkey.
Threat - Diagnosis and Treatment Options - Handbook for Families Facing Threats or Physical Violence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,670. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
A handbook designed for families facing threats or who have experienced physical attacks. The book shares ideas on how to block criminal activities, and how to cope emotionally. Topics reviewed include assassination, hostage-taking, arson, kidnapping, drive-by shooting, safety in church nursery and in school, weapons and permits, legal issues of using lethal force, and effects on the neighborhood.
Dialectics on Global Jihad_The Syrian Front
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Price: Free! Words: 37,720. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is a brief dissertation on ‘global jihad’ focusing on the war in Syria. It presents an argument on the significance of the element of religion in the war and the fact that it can be a beginning for a large-scale religious war.
Self-Inflicted Wounds: Debates and Divisions Within Al-Qaida and its Periphery - Osama bin Laden, Hamas, Hizballah, Muslim Brotherhood, Taliban, Salafists, Sharia Law
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,560. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The United States, its Western allies, and nearly all states in the Islamic world are facing a weakened jihadi enemy, but one still capable of inflicting, or threatening to inflict, spectacular acts of terrorist violence.
The Haqqani Nexus and the Evolution of al-Qa'ida - Afghan Insurgents, Taliban, Jalaluddin Haqqani, Mullah Omar, Waziristan, U.S.-Pakistan Relations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The targeted killing of Usama bin Ladin at a compound in the garrison city of Abbottabad, Pakistan has raised a number of important questions about the infamous global jihadist's local connections.
A False Foundation? Al Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Tribes and Ungoverned Spaces in Yemen - Key Personalities, Origin and Evolution, Marib and al-Jawf Governorate
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,990. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Events in Yemen are moving at a rapid pace. Economic, environmental and political crises that have long limited Yemen's attempts at developing a strong centralized state now threaten to overwhelm the country.
Radical Islamic Ideology in Southeast Asia - al-Qaida, Salafi, Muslim Brotherhood, Wahhabi, Abu Sayyaf, Rajah Solaiman
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
In the years following the attacks of September 11, 2001, the Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) at West Point has extended significant effort to understand the ideologies, strategies, and structures that define terrorist groups, as well as the tactics and techniques they employ to inflict damage on their adversaries.