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Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy

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.
CAR Talk: Ethnic and Religious Identity in the Central African Republic - The Predominantly Muslim Seleka Takeover of 2013, Followed by the Mobilization of Christianity by Southern Political Elites
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study examines the prioritization of religious identity among Central Africans in the wake of the 2013 Seleka crisis. Before the Seleka came to power, ethnicity was the identity that had the most political salience in the Central African Republic.
Southeast Asia: ISIS's Next Front - Islamic State Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs) Establishing Networks in Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia, Ways to Detect and Improve Key Vulnerabilities
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,110. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study examines key factors that may help the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) establish a new province, or front, within Southeast Asia. It poses the questions: What conditions have already allowed ISIS's brand of terrorism to spread to the region and how could they enable the terrorist organization to establish a front there?
Why Failing Terrorist Groups Persist Revisited: A Social Network Approach to AQIM Network Resilience - Capability of Al-Qaeda to Conduct Spectacular Attacks Across West Africa and the Sahel Region
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,380. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Despite major Western military efforts to suppress it, AQIM is increasingly able to conduct spectacular attacks across west Africa, further destabilizing an already precarious security environment. The study concludes with recommendations for crafting a strategy tailored to degrading and containing the threat from AQIM and its affiliates.
Islamic State (ISIS) Recruiting in the West: How Dabiq Magazine Frames Recruitment Messages to Appeal to Westerners - Jihadi Terrorism Movement in Iraq and Syria, bin Laden, al-Qaeda and the Taliban
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,360. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
This study evaluates the 15 issues of Dabiq magazine released from July 2014 to July 2016 to quantitatively analyze which of the three messages is presented most often throughout the magazine. Also, it draws correlations to real-world events that could possibly explain what drives IS's messaging approach.
New Terrorism in France - Impact of Transnational Salafist Muslim Jihad Recruiting Wayward Youth With a Narrative of Renewed Identity, Social Media Radicalization and Lone Wolf Islamist Attacks
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Why did France face an increased terror threat in 2012, when 10 years prior to this, it was widely praised for its effective counterterrorism efforts? This work recognizes a new version of global Salafist jihad, which manifests in a decentralized, transnational movement and uses social media to perpetuate a narrative of civilizational conflict.
Nationalist Movements and Transnational Jihad: Fractionalization of the Chechen Separatist Movement - Russian Invasion of Chechnya, Jihadist Influence on Muslim Struggles Including Hamas in Palestine
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,560. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study argues that the fractionalization of the Chechen separatist movement allowed transnational jihadists to gain influence in local politics and finds that strong, centralized political parties or leaders can curb jihadist influence, as seen in the case of Hamas in Palestine.
Multiculturalist Ideology (Part Two): The Rising Tide of Race War Politics
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The background against which the multiculturalism arose.
The U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy: Addressing Radical Ideologies - Study Focusing on Al-Qaeda and ISIS Islamism and Violent Extremism, Evaluation of Preemptive and Preventive Approaches
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,670. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study examines the U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy and National Security Strategy in regards to combating adversaries driven by radical ideologies. This study focuses on Al-Qaeda and The Islamic State's strategic campaigns to propagate their radical Islamist ideology and the spread of violent extremism.
Confessions of an Islamophobe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
While the United States, and indeed most of the Western world, fights an active war against Islamic terrorism, we remain in deep denial about who truly is the enemy.
The Future of the Middle East
Price: Free! Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This e-book asks the representatives from various opposition Islamist movements - political outcasts today, but potential leaders of the Arab world tomorrow - and distinguished Western experts to offer their views on where they think the Middle East is heading and what Western policy should be.