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Al-Shabaab in SomaliaThe History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

Al-Shabaab in Somalia: The History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

Stig Jarle Hansen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327874
eISBN:
9780199388103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores the history of the Somalia based Al Harakat Al Shabaab from 2005 to 2012, offering the first in-detail history of one of the most important Al-Qaeda affiliates today and the first ... More

The Cybersecurity DilemmaHacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

Ben Buchanan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665012
eISBN:
9780190686543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665012.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why do nations break into one another's most important computer networks? There is an obvious answer: to steal valuable information or to attack. But this isn't the full story. This book draws on ... More

Heading EastSecurity, Trade, and Environment between India and Southeast Asia

Heading East: Security, Trade, and Environment between India and Southeast Asia

Karen Stoll Farrell and Sumit Ganguly (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467242
eISBN:
9780199087143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467242.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Security Studies

The end of the Cold War and economic liberalization in India marked a new turn in Indian diplomacy. The ‘Look East’ policy promulgated in the early 1990s entailed several strategic and economic ... More

In Their Own WordsUnderstanding Lashkar-e-Tayyaba

In Their Own Words: Understanding Lashkar-e-Tayyaba

C. Christine Fair

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190909482
eISBN:
9780190077891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909482.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This path-breaking volume reveals a little-known aspect of how Lashkar-e-Tayyaba, a jihadist terrorist group, functions in Pakistan and beyond by translating and commenting upon a range of ... More

Inside the Enemy's ComputerIdentifying Cyber Attackers

Inside the Enemy's Computer: Identifying Cyber Attackers

Clement Guitton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190699994
eISBN:
9780190848507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699994.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Attribution — tracing those responsible for a cyber attack — is of primary importance when classifying it as a criminal act, an act of war, or an act of terrorism. Three assumptions dominate current ... More

The ISIS ReaderMilestone Texts of the Islamic State Movement

The ISIS Reader: Milestone Texts of the Islamic State Movement

Haroro J. Ingram, Craig Whiteside, and Charlie Winter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197501436
eISBN:
9780197520789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501436.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

In the wake of its "Caliphate" declaration in 2014, the self-described Islamic State has been the focus of countless academic papers, government studies, media commentaries and documentaries. Despite ... More

Islamist Terrorism in EuropeA History

Islamist Terrorism in Europe: A History

Petter Nesser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190264024
eISBN:
9780190638566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264024.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The book provides a comprehensive account of Islamist terrorism in Europe from 1994 until 2015, and a detailed background for understanding the current and future threat. In contrast to existing ... More

Islamophobia and RadicalisationA Vicious Cycle

Islamophobia and Radicalisation: A Vicious Cycle

Tahir Abbas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190083410
eISBN:
9780190099657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083410.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Since the 1970s, there have been three challenges to traditional, homogeneous ‘national’ identities across the Western world: political and socioeconomic inequality; neoliberal globalization; and ... More

Jihadism TransformedAl-Qaeda and Islamic State's Global Battle of Ideas

Jihadism Transformed: Al-Qaeda and Islamic State's Global Battle of Ideas

Simon Staffell and Akil Awan (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190650292
eISBN:
9780190686499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650292.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Jihadist narratives have evolved dramatically over the past five years, driven by momentous events in the Middle East and beyond; the death of bin Laden; the rise and ultimate failure of the Arab ... More

Policing AfghanistanThe Politics of the Lame Leviathan

Policing Afghanistan: The Politics of the Lame Leviathan

Antonio Giustozzi and Mohammed Isaqzadeh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327942
eISBN:
9780199388042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327942.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Policing is not a popular topic of serious scholarly research. Although a vast literature on policing exists, it is mostly technical in nature and only rarely analytical. Even the police forces of ... More

Reconsidering American Civil-Military RelationsThe Military, Society, Politics, and Modern War

Reconsidering American Civil-Military Relations: The Military, Society, Politics, and Modern War

Lionel Beehner, Risa Brooks, and Daniel Maurer (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197535493
eISBN:
9780197535530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535493.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores contemporary civil-military relations in the United States. Much of the canonical literature on civil-military relations was either written during or references the Cold War, while ... More

Scripts of TerrorThe Stories Terrorists Tell Themselves

Scripts of Terror: The Stories Terrorists Tell Themselves

Benedict Wilkinson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197521892
eISBN:
9780197536148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197521892.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores terrorism as a strategic choice-- one made carefully and deliberately by rational actors. Through an analysis of the terrorist groups of Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Yemen, this book ... More

Social Science Goes to WarThe Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan

Social Science Goes to War: The Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan

Montgomery McFate and Janice H. Laurence (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190216726
eISBN:
9780190492137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190216726.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The Human Terrain System (HTS) was catapulted into existence in 2006 by the US military's urgent need for knowledge of the human dimension of the battlespace in Iraq and Afghanistan. Its centrepiece ... More

The State in North AfricaAfter the Arab Uprisings

The State in North Africa: After the Arab Uprisings

Luis Martinez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197506547
eISBN:
9780197520796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197506547.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Ever since independence, revolts and riots in North Africa have structured relations between society and the state. While the state has always managed to restore order, the unexpected outbreak of the ... More

The Taliban at War2001 - 2018

The Taliban at War: 2001 - 2018

Antonio Giustozzi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190092399
eISBN:
9780190099640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092399.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

How does the Taliban wage war? How has its war changed over time? Firstly, the movement’s extraordinary military operation relies on financial backing. This volume analyses such funding. The ... More

Terrorist in Search of HumanityMilitant Islam and Global Politics

Terrorist in Search of Humanity: Militant Islam and Global Politics

Faisal Devji

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190076801
eISBN:
9780197520741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076801.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

A global society has come into being, but possesses as yet no political institutions of its own. In his book, Faisal Devji argues that new forms of militancy, like that of Al Qaeda, achieve meaning ... More

A Woman's PlaceUS Counterterrorism Since 9/11

A Woman's Place: US Counterterrorism Since 9/11

Joana Cook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197506554
eISBN:
9780197520727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197506554.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The 9/11 attacks fundamentally transformed how the U.S. approached terrorism, and led to the unprecedented expansion of counterterrorism strategies, policies, and practices. While the analysis of ... More

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