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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 and 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.
Iranian Natural Gas: Opportunities and Risks - Exploration of U.S. Strategic Political Scenarios of Cooperation, Confrontation, and Hybrid Approach, Impact of JCPOA Withdrawal by Trump Administration
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
This thesis investigates the Islamic Republic of Iran's current natural gas sector and explores the opportunities to monetize its proved natural gas reserves. According to BP statistics, Iran owns the world's second-largest proved natural gas reserves, totaling 33.2 trillion cubic meters, or 17.2% of the world's total proved reserves.
Gaza and the Language of Genocide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,030. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Gaza and the Language of Genocide is a c.48,000 word long scholarly work about how language can mask reality, be uncoupled from reality and help distort reality. The first half shows, using case studies from Nazi Germany, the American war in Vietnam and the ongoing Israeli operations in and around Gaza, how the use and abuse of language plays a central role in facilitating genocide.
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 and 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.
How Does United States Security Assistance Affect Host Nation Democratization? Analysis of State and Defense Department Help to Lebanon and Pakistan Effect on Political Rights and Civil Liberties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
How does U.S. security assistance affect host nation democratization? This thesis analyzes Department of State and Department of Defense assistance over time to Lebanon and Pakistan to evaluate its effects on the host nation's political rights and civil liberties, measured by Freedom House ratings.
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 and 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 and 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.
Sowing the Seeds of Civil War: Regime Destabilization and the Adoption of Neoliberal Economic Policies in Syria by President Bashar al-Assad - Harm to Agriculture, Iraq Refugees, Severe Drought
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,370. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Syria's devolution into civil war over the last five years has left that country devastated. The conditions there raise several questions about the causes of pronounced socioeconomic stratification between the political elite and the average citizen, which steadily worsened after President Bashar al-Assad came to power in 2000 and eventually resulted in a civil war.
The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to ISIS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,960. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The comprehensive history of the role of war and terror in the spread of Islam.
Assessment of the Effectiveness of Economic Sanctions: The Cases of Iran, North Korea, Myanmar, and Cuba - Factors Determining the Value and Outcome of Sanctions and Promotion of Democratic Reforms
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This study investigates what factors influence the effectiveness of economic sanctions in changing behavior of targeted states. U.S. and UN leaders often turn to economic sanctions rather than military force to achieve international political objectives, believing that sanctions are as effective as, and more humane than, military force.
Admitting Syrian Refugees: Is the Threat of Islamic State Infiltration Justified? Risk Posed by ISIS, ISIL, al-Qaeda From Resettlement in America, Background Checks and Vetting for Asylum Seekers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,290. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Millions of refugees have fled Syria because of directed violence from the Assad regime and by the Islamic State. The United States has a choice between admitting refugees to aid in human suffering, or to restrict Syrians based on security concerns.
U.S. Policy in the Israeli-Palestinian Dispute - Peace Agreement Resulting in an Independent Palestinian State Increasingly Unlikely, History of the Peace Process, Influence of Hard-Line Factions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,070. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
The purpose of this thesis is to examine why a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority that would result in an independent Palestinian state appears increasingly unlikely.
Blurry Vision: Institutional Impediments to Reform in Saudi Arabia - KSA Monarchy Autocratic Power and Patronage Policies, Struggling to Implement Economic and Social Reform Under Vision 2030 Program
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,910. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
This thesis examines why the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) struggles to implement economic and social reform. Analyzing interconnected political, economic, and social causes that manifest in the structure of the state and society, the resource curse, and market inefficiencies, the ultimate barrier to reform is the kingdom's political dynamics.
Crónicas Anunciadas del YEMEN
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Crónicas Anunciadas del Yemen, crónicas de la guerra y agresión sobre el Yemen, el país más pobre del mundo árabe con sus riquezas de energía bajo tierra, donde por sus costas pasa más del 40% por ciento de la producción petrolera del mundo, en el estrecho Al-Mandeb, y donde su pueblo secuestrado por los intereses de la guerra contra su tierra.
Deterrence vs. Assurance: The U.S. Naval Presence in the Persian Gulf - Strategy about Iranian Aggression in Strait of Hormuz, Role of Saudi Arabia, Warship Deterrence May Be Misguided and Unnecessary
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Providing assurance to Saudi Arabia seems to have a positive impact on regional stability. If the Navy seeks to use its warships as a stabilizing force in the region, it should restructure its strategy and employ ships in ways that provide assurance, not deterrence.
Amazing stories about seeking knowledge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This book contains short stories about the imams of the Muslims
Deconstructing the Syrian War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The mainstream narrative about the Syrian war is sheer propaganda. The truth about this war: it was Project Mujahideen 2.0 - a proxy war waged with extremists and terrorists. To understand this war, is to know how the world works. This book has shocking revelations about the Syrian war, ISIS, propaganda, globalism and even social engineering.
Porodica Božijeg Poslanika
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,480. Language: Bosnian. Published: August 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Shi'a, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Članovi Poslanikove porodice, ili Ehlul Bejt, smatraju se za savršeni uzor u životu muslimana jer su oni prenosili učenje Allahovog Poslanika, odrasli u njegovoj kući i slijedili njegove stope.
Musul ve Azınlıkları
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,930. Language: Turkish. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Musul ve Azınlıkları, günümüzde yaşanan işgallerin bir kez daha tarih sahnesine çıkardığı Ortadoğu halklarının bir panoramasını sunar. Tarihsel halkların sınırlarıyla yeni yeni kurulan modern ulus devletlerin sınırlarının çatıştığı bu coğrafyada yazar, antik çağların, dini ve etnik azınlıkların, birbiri ardına kurulup yıkılan uygarlıkların izini sürer. Dünyada (artık karmaşık bir ırklar mozaiğinin
Rana istorija islama, Sejid Safdar Husein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,650. Language: Serbian. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Osvrt na životopis Božijeg poslanika Muhammeda i četvorice kalifa koji su bili na vlasti nakon njegove smrti.

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