Download E-books State Violence: Northern Ireland 1969-1997 PDF

By Raymond Murrey

During this booklet the writer chronicles the abuse via the British nation of emergency legislation: harassment and intimidation of civilians; accidents and deaths attributable to rubber and plastic bullets; collusion among British safety forces, British intelligence and loyalist paramilitaries; unjust killings and murders by way of the protection forces; over the top punishments and degrading strip-searches in prisons – abuses neglected by way of all yet a handful of people and civil rights organizations.

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Download E-books Brave New War: The Next Stage of Terrorism and the End of Globalization PDF

By John Robb

""For my funds, John Robb, a former Air strength officer and tech guru, is the futurists' futurist.""
--""Slate""

The counterterrorism professional John Robb finds how an analogous know-how that has enabled globalization additionally permits terrorists and criminals to affix forces opposed to better adversaries with relative ease and to hold out small, low-cost actions--like sabotaging an oil pipeline--that generate an incredible go back. He indicates how fighting the shutdown of the world's oil, high-tech, and fiscal markets may rate us the object we have now come to worth the most--worldwide monetary and cultural integration--and what we needs to do now to guard by contrast new approach to warfare.

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Download E-books Le piège Daech : L’État islamique ou le retour de l’Histoire PDF

By Pierre-Jean Luizard

Rompant avec nombre de commentaires à chaud, l'historien Pierre-Jean Luizard, grand spécialiste de los angeles région, examine l'ascension fulgurante et le fonctionnement de l'État islamique. Dans cet essai, qui fait dialoguer l'actualité immédiate et los angeles grande Histoire, il explique pourquoi nous sommes pris dans le « piège Daech », cet « État-monstre » que l'Occident a largement contribué à faire émerger.

Le groupe État islamique, inconnu il y a encore quelques mois, a fait une entrée fracassante et sanguinaire dans l'actualité internationale. Profitant des crises en chaîne qui secouent l'Irak et l. a. Syrie, « Daech » a pris le contrôle d'une vaste région et dispose aujourd'hui de gigantesques ressources financières. Sa volonté de construire un État le distingue nettement d'Al-Qaïda.

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Download E-books The Good Terrorist (Vintage International) PDF

By Doris Lessing

The solid Terrorist follows Alice Mellings, a lady who transforms her domestic right into a headquarters for a gaggle of radicals who plan to hitch the IRA. As Alice struggles to bridge her ideology and her bourgeois upbringing, her partners come upon unforeseen demanding situations of their quest to incite social switch opposed to complacency and capitalism. With a nuanced feel of the intersections among the non-public and the political, Nobel laureate Doris Lessing creates in The strong Terrorist a compelling portrait of domesticity and uprising.

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Download E-books United States of Jihad: Americans Fighting for Radical Islam--from al-Qaeda to ISIS PDF

By Peter L. Bergen

[b]In the wake of the assaults at castle Hood, the Boston Marathon, and in Paris, here's a riveting, panoramic examine "homegrown" Islamist terrorism, from Sep 11 to the present
Since Sep 11, a few three hundred Americans--born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere--have been indicted or convicted of terrorism fees. a few have taken the struggle in a foreign country: americans have been between those that deliberate the assaults in Mumbai, and extra lately a dozen US electorate have sought to hitch ISIS. Others have acted solely on American soil. What motivates them, how are they expert, and what will we sacrifice in our competitive efforts to trace them?

Paced like a detective tale, United States of Jihad will inform the entwined tales of the most important actors at the American entrance. one of the perpetrators are Anwar al-Awlaki, the hot Mexico-born radical cleric who turned the 1st American citizen killed through a CIA drone and who mentored the Charlie Hebdo shooters; Samir Khan, whose encourage webzine has rallied terrorists world wide, together with the Tsarnaev brothers; and Omar Hammami, an Alabama local and hip hop fan who turned a fixture in al Shabaab's propaganda movies until eventually fatally displeasing his superiors. Drawing on his huge community of intelligence contacts, from the nationwide Counterterrorism heart and the FBI to the NYPD, Peter Bergen additionally bargains an inside of examine the occasionally arguable strategies of the companies monitoring strength terrorists--from infiltrating mosques to large surveillance; on the bias skilled via blameless observant Muslims by the hands of legislations enforcement; on the critics and defenders people regulations on terrorism; and more. 

Lucid, conscientiously researched, and choked with interesting new information, United States of Jihad is the definitive account of the americans who've embraced militant Islam either the following and overseas.

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Download E-books Shadow World: Resurgent Russia, The Global New Left, and Radical Islam PDF

THE mystery struggle opposed to AMERICA
America is at battle and the stakes are large. The struggle is not only in Iraq and Afghanistan, it's a international contest among the U.S., radical Islam, a resurgent Russia, and a virulent New Left that's coming to energy in Latin the US and stalking the corridors of strength world wide, together with the us. those 3 enemies of the USA are separate yet they cooperate--and in his lovely new publication, Shadow international, Robert Chandler exhibits how. In Shadow global you are going to learn:

* Why "post-Communist" Russia is absolutely not "post-Communist" in any respect, yet represents an insidious new strategic danger to the United States
* How "cultural communism" has rejuvenated the novel Left's clients round the world
* Why American-style democracy is wasting out to Castro and Hugo Chavez-style communism in Latin America
* How radical Islam has allied itself to the hot Left--and why this makes radical Islam much more risky than before

Shadow international finds, in a fashion no different booklet has performed, the recent strategic realities of the post-Cold battle, post-9/11 international. Provocative, insightful, thorough, it really is crucial interpreting if you happen to are looking to see the twenty first century as America's century, and never the century of her enemies.

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Download E-books Long Long War: Voices From the British Army in Northern Ireland 1969-98 PDF

By Ken Wharton

This is often the tale of the concerns in Northern eire informed from the point of view of the British infantrymen who served there among 1969 and 1998. This was once a warfare opposed to terrorists who knew no mercy or compassion; a warfare related to sectarian hatred and violent demise. Over 1,000 British lives have been misplaced in a spot simply half-hour flying time clear of the mainland. The British military used to be despatched into Northern eire on August 14, 1969 through the Wilson govt as legislation and order had damaged down and the inhabitants (mainly Catholics) and estate have been at grave threat. among then and 1998 a few 300,000 British troops served in Northern eire. this can be their tale - of their personal phrases - from first to final. There are tales from probably the most seminal moments within the interval of the worries in Northern eire - certain debts of firefights at Crossmaglen from the commanders at the floor on the time; a big tale from a British military sniper in Londonderry, 1973; an account from the 1st squaddie at the scene at Penny Lane after the 1988 funeral killings of the 2 corporals; the 1988 Ballygawley trainer blast which killed eight mild squaddies, with a first-hand account via one of many survivors; the case of the lacking Christmas membership cash within the Ardoyne; Gerry Adams' 'birthday treat' at a car checkpoint, money owed by means of simple outfits intelligence officials at the streets of Belfast ... and lots of extra. The courageous women and men of the Ulster Defence Regiment, a lot of whom have been murdered of their houses or at their offices, occupy a well known position within the book.The writer has additionally carried out loads of unique examine to supply a roll of honor for all carrier group of workers killed in Northern eire. a big contribution to analyze, the record differs to its 'official' MoD counterpart to a stunning measure. It contains greater than 20 names sooner than the 1st reliable casualty, Gunner Robert Curtis (1971) and greater than 10 after the final authentic casualty, L/Bombardier Stephen Restorick (1997). Receiving a notable quantity of cooperation from Northern eire veterans desirous to inform their tale, the writer has compiled a vibrant and unforgettable list. Their reviews - unhappy and poignant, anxious and violent, brave within the face of adversity, even downright hilarious - make for compelling studying. Their voices must be heard. "In this wonderful and wide-ranging number of first-hand money owed from the British military in Northern eire, Ken Wharton has assembled tales from males of all ranks which are continually informative, occasionally funny and infrequently deeply relocating. A becoming tribute to the British soldier in a crusade that lasted approximately 3 decades."Adrian Gilbert, writer of POW: Allied Prisoners in Europe 1939-1945 (The Sunday instances most sensible army Books 2006) "A compelling tale, instructed within the refreshingly easy prose of a soldier-scribe. this is often the story of that different warfare on terror - one fought over a number of, bloody many years, and principally within the shadows. Lest we forget." Damien Lewis, bestselling writer of Operation convinced demise and Bloody Heroes "Here ultimately is the genuine voice of the veterans of a gruelling and thankless crusade. strong, revealing and moving." Patrick Bishop, bestselling writer of three Para and Bomber Boys.

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Download E-books Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan PDF

By Greg Mortenson

From the writer of the number 1 bestseller Three Cups of Tea, the ongoing tale of this decided humanitarian’s efforts to advertise peace via education

In this dramatic first-person narrative, Greg Mortenson alternatives up the place Three Cups of Tea left off in 2003, recounting his relentless, ongoing efforts to set up colleges for ladies in Afghanistan; his wide paintings in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after a major earthquake hit the zone in 2005; and the original methods he has equipped relationships with Islamic clerics, armed forces commanders, and tribal leaders. He stocks for the 1st time his broader imaginative and prescient to advertise peace via schooling and literacy, in addition to concerning army issues, Islam, and women—all woven including the numerous wealthy own tales of the folk who've been excited by this impressive two-decade humanitarian effort.

Since the 2006 booklet of Three Cups of Tea, Mortenson has traveled around the U.S. and the realm to percentage his imaginative and prescient with thousands of individuals. He has met with heads of kingdom, most sensible army officers, and top politicians who all search his recommendation and perception. the continuing exceptional luck of Three Cups of Tea proves that there's an keen and devoted viewers for Mortenson’s paintings and message.

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Download E-books The Ethics and Efficacy of the Global War on Terrorism: Fighting Terror with Terror (Twenty-first Century Perspectives on War, Peace, and Human Conflict) PDF

Proposing the reader with provocative articles that severely study the morality of the battle on terrorism because it has advanced over the last 8 years, this publication contains articles that successfully handle particular elements of the warfare on terrorism which are lacking or underrepresented in moral discourse when you consider that Sept. 11

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Download E-books After Bali: The Threat of Terrorism in Southeast Asia PDF

This booklet severely analyses the categorical hazard of terrorism in Southeast Asia because the Bali blasts of 12 October 2002 and the US-led conflict on Iraq. It deals a complete and demanding exam of the ideological, socioeconomic and political motivations, trans-regional linkages, and media representations of the terrorist probability within the sector, assesses the efficacy of the nearby counter-terror reaction and indicates a extra balanced and nuanced method of battling the phobia risk in Southeast Asia. The members comprise prime students of political Islam within the area, well known terrorism and nearby defense analysts, in addition to very popular local reporters and commentators. This represents a powerful and unrivaled mixture of workmanship.

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