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Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy

From Winning to Losing: ISIS's Behavioral Consistency and Inconsistency Since Zarqawi - Evolution of Islamic State Terrorist Organization Behavior and Doctrine, Violence and Islamist Apocalypticism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Terrorist groups in the Middle East continue to pose a challenge to U.S. interests and a threat to the security of the United States and its allies. It is important to understand what factors drive the behavior of these groups and how they adapt to certain challenges.
Why Rebels Govern: Explaining Islamist Militant Governance and Public Goods Provision - Studies of Hezbollah, Hamas, and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Legitimacy and Territorial Control
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,140. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Rebel groups and insurgencies have been an important topic of study for several decades, particularly with the rise and success of groups like Hezbollah, al-Qaeda, Hamas, and the Islamic State. When rebel groups are discussed in the media and in popular culture, they are generally portrayed purely as violent organizations bent on imposing strict religious doctrines on an unwilling population.
Lessons in Ideology: A Study of the Relationship Between Formal Education, Socialization, and Violent Extremism - Islamic Salafi Schools in Indonesia, Muhammadiyah Schools, Beyond Bali Education
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Western governments have invested considerable resources in counter-violent extremism (CVE) programs in an effort to reduce the spread of terrorism both domestically and internationally. One approach, formal education, holds potential as a long-term strategy for preventing violent extremist ideologies from taking hold in a community.
The Homegrown Jihadi Terrorist: The Threat of ISIS-Inspired Radicalization in the United States - American Foreign Fighters for Violent Islamist Extremism, Minnesota Cluster and Game Theory Analysis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,040. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
As this study establishes, the influence of Islamist extremists has expanded into the United States. The terrorist organization known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has attracted many U.S. citizens to support its radical perspective of Islam.
Unscientific America: 9/11, Harris, and Chomsky
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
This book serves as a concise and incisive introduction into various aspects of the 9/11 issue and does so in a unique fashion. Among other things, it gives expression to an overview of the transformation that took place in the understanding of Peter Michael Ketchum, a former employee of NIST, with respect to the issue of 9/11; the book also critiques the 9/11 ideas of Sam Harris and Noam Chomsky.
Salafi-Jihadism: A 1,400-Year-old Idea Rises Again - Terrorist Groups al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, and ISIS, Examination of Historical Events from 1960 Through 1979 Leading to Militarization of Salafism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Salafi-Jihadist groups such as al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, and ISIS threaten U.S. national security and the stability of the Middle East. The ongoing fighting in Syria and Iraq and Salafi-Jihadist global terrorist attacks from Paris to Mali show that we understand relatively little about how this radical ideology propounds violent goals and propels its followers to devise strategies to achieve them.
Nationalist to Transnational Insurgency: State Repression and Violent Extremist Scale Shift - History of Chechen and Somali Insurgencies, Formation and Destruction of ICU, Al-Shabaab and ISIS
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This research recommends five changes to the U.S. military approach to defeating violent extremist organizations. The first is the introduction of a scale of conflict to U.S. military doctrine in JP 3-0 with intra-state, inter-state, extra-state, non-state, and transnational scales.
Guarding History: The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Memory of the Iran-Iraq War - Preserving the History of the Sacred Defense, Imposed War, From Classic to Revolutionary Warfare, Lessons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study focuses on the official history collection program by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) during the Iran-Iraq War. From the beginning, the IRGC understood that this conflict would be a significant event in the life of the new Islamic Republic.
An Assessment of Likelihood: Potential Cooperation Between Mexican Drug Cartels and Al Qaeda or ISIS - Stark Differences in Group Identity, Ideology, Decision-making Makes Cooperation Unlikely
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The likelihood of cooperative relationships between Mexican drug cartels and Al Qaeda's core or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a matter of debate and U.S. national security. Despite the significance of the issue, the topic is widely void of objective analysis.
A Half Century of Insurgency: The Ongoing Efforts of the Philippines to Quell the Insurgency in the South - Comparative Study of Russia's Counterinsurgency in Chechnya, Moro Islamic Liberation Front
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Southern Philippines has remained embroiled in insurgency for nearly 50 years. This study traces the insurgency through three distinct phases: the first two phases represent an ethno-nationalist insurgency, and the latest phase results from a qualitative shift toward a Pan-Islamic insurgency.
Why Do Americans Go Abroad to Fight in Foreign Conflicts? Islamic State ISIS Recruitment to the Battlefields of Syria and Iraq Using Bidirectional Social Media Network Connections, Integration Deficit
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Since proclaiming the caliphate in 2014, the Islamic State (ISIS) has been recruiting men and women to the battlefields of Syria and Iraq from countries around the world. This study explores why American men and women volunteered to join ISIS and leave behind their families, their friends, and the comforts of American society.
Veiled "Bombshells": Women's Participation in Islamist Extremist Organizations - Evolving Active Roles by Women in Violent Organizations, HAMAS, al-Qaeda, Islamic State ISIS, Suicide Bombing Martyrs
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,970. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Faced with what seems to be a growing trend within violent extremist organizations, states, militaries, policymakers, and academics are confronted with a vital question: Are women purely serving as baby factories for future terrorists, as sex slaves, as logistical support, and as sacrificial lambs; or, do they have a more active, combatant role?
Strategic Communications: The State Department Versus the Islamic State - Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications (CSCC) Countering ISIS Propaganda and Recruitment Efforts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
As the battle against the Islamic State unfolds on the battleground and in cyberspace, the U.S. government has declared its commitment to disrupt—and ultimately defeat—the terrorist group. The Islamic State, also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and ISIS, has become one of the most deadly and influential terrorist groups in the Middle East.
Conditions for Mission Completion in Low Intensity Conflict: Operation Enduring Freedom - Philippines (OEF-P), Achievements in Countering Violent Extremists and al-Qaeda, Southern Islands Future
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,890. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
In 2015, the U.S. officially concluded combat operations in the Philippines ending the 14-year mission. The general view among experts is that Operation Enduring Freedom-Philippines (OEF-P) achieved its underlying objectives and the U.S. government concluded combat operations determining OEF-P met U.S. strategic goals.
A Holistic Strategy? Examining How Armed Drone Strikes Interact With Other Elements of National Power - Predator and Reaper UAV Usage in Yemen and Somalia Counterterrorism Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Armed drones, technically known as MQ-1B Predators and MQ-9 Reapers, have become a preferred tool in U.S. counterterrorism operations. The use of armed drones in counterterrorism strategy, however, has spurred worldwide debate over the morality, legality, accountability, and effectiveness of the campaigns.
One Hundred Little Victories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,300. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
One Hundred Little Victories is the anthem for freedom of religion in America. No religion in the modern world is as feared and misunderstood as Islam. It haunts the popular imagination as an extreme faith that promotes terrorism, authoritarian government, female oppression, and Civil War. In this vital narrative, Andrew Lafleche addresses this prejudiced view by offering an unapologetic account.
The Insurgency Business: The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, 2010-2016 - Comprehensive Survey of Capability to Manage Money, Manpower, and Materiel, Recruiting to Support the Caliphate
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,750. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Even though its caliphate has been reduced in size and scope in 2017, the IS's entrepreneurial capability to effectively manage money, manpower, and materiel has enabled it to develop its brand as the deadliest and most widely known terrorist organization. The narrative of the IS being a governing body promoted a value proposition of financial stability, security, religious structure for worship.
Virtue and Vice: Morality Police and Social Control in Islamic Regimes - Comparative Study of Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Taliban in Afghanistan, Projecting Power and Suppressing Dissent
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
What role do morality police play in the social control programs of Islamic states? How are those forces employed, and what are the effects of those forces on society? These issues were explored through a comparative study of morality policing programs in Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Taliban.
Monsters of Munster: Lessons From the Apocalyptic Narrative of the Anabaptist Kingdom - Brutal Violence from Collective Madness, Collective Identity and Religion Shaping Group Internal Dynamics
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,520. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity / History
This study examines the role of apocalyptic narrative in shaping collective identity and collective action to help better understand groups that turn to violence. Because such narratives deal with the ultimate and supernatural, they can be effective in causing believers to disregard worldly consequences and forgo worldly benefits to support transcendent goals.
Examining Changing American Perceptions of the Terrorist Threat: From the Oklahoma City Bombing to Al Qaeda - News Media, Web, Popular Culture, Politicians, and Terrorism Industry Creating Psychosis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,430. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Future policies and research focusing on risk communication, counterterrorism economics, and intelligence transparency may be essential to breaking this collective psychosis cycle found after the 9/11 attacks.

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