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International Society and America's War on Terrorism

Jason Ralph

in Defending the Society of States: Why America Opposes the International Criminal Court and its Vision of World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214310
eISBN:
9780191706615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214310.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The evidence presented in previous chapters contributes to the general argument that the US defends the idea of a society of states because it is in the kind of society that America can preserve a ... More


Oil Money, Terrorist Financing, and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Steve A. Yetiv

in The Petroleum Triangle: Oil, Globalization, and Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450020
eISBN:
9780801463396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450020.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter offers a rough sketch of likely oil-related sources of income and their salience in the development and role of Al-Qaeda. Oil money has not been important to single or even multiple ... More


Violence, Order, and Terror

Richard Devetak

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In his chapter on the rise of terrorism, the author points to two principal challenges to international society: first, terrorism challenges the state's monopoly of legitimate violence (which is also ... More


Explaining September 11: The Oil Factor

Steve A. Yetiv

in The Petroleum Triangle: Oil, Globalization, and Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450020
eISBN:
9780801463396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450020.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter analyzes what motivated the 9/11 attacks and what has motivated Al-Qaeda more broadly, with an eye toward answering a particular question: to what extent has Al-Qaeda been motivated by ... More


Al Qaeda

in Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226645605
eISBN:
9780226645643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645643.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the suicide terrorism campaign of Al Qaeda. It outlines the group's origins, its visionary goals of restoring the Caliphate, its strategic calculus aimed at removing Western ... More


The Deadly Nexus of Globalization, Oil, and Terrorism

Steve A. Yetiv

in The Petroleum Triangle: Oil, Globalization, and Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450020
eISBN:
9780801463396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450020.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter explains how globalization and Middle Eastern oil have combined to contribute to terrorism. Oil-related funds helped create both Al-Qaeda and the Taliban, which housed and supported ... More


The Construction of Al Qaeda and Iraq as Linked Antagonists

Adam Hodges

in The “War on Terror” Narrative: Discourse and Intertextuality in the Construction and Contestation of Sociopolitical Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199759590
eISBN:
9780199895335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759590.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Central to any narrative are the principal characters, and this chapter uses data from presidential speeches to illustrate the way two disparate enemies of the United States—Iraq and Al Qaeda—are ... More


The Dependence of Policy Outcomes on Processes of Choice

Philip B. Heymann

in Living the Policy Process

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The case of defining torture in the “War on Terror”, the political processes chosen, and the people chosen to carry them out, produces results that nobody wants while targeting outcomes that only a ... More


Conclusion

Steve A. Yetiv

in The Petroleum Triangle: Oil, Globalization, and Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450020
eISBN:
9780801463396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450020.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes some key points and analyzes the question of how globalization has impacted the struggle between the terrorists and the United States and its allies. This book has ... More


Introduction

Steve A. Yetiv

in The Petroleum Triangle: Oil, Globalization, and Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450020
eISBN:
9780801463396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450020.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the book's main themes. The book tells the story of oil, globalization, and terrorism, or what is referred to as the petroleum triangle. It is a story in which ... More


The Sources of Conflict between Groups and Primary Examples

Ervin Staub

in Overcoming Evil: Genocide, Violent Conflict, and Terrorism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195382044
eISBN:
9780199864942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382044.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter identifies the major sources and some properties of group conflict as a background to later chapters. Topics covered include the material sources of conflict, the psychological bases of ... More


Jihadist Globalism versus Imperial Globalism: The Great Ideological Struggle of the Twenty-First Century?

Manfred B. Steger

in The Rise of the Global Imaginary: Political Ideologies from the French Revolution to the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199286942
eISBN:
9780191700408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286942.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Although justice globalists made up the vast majority of those millions who protested worldwide against corporate-led globalisation, they were not the only political camp opposed to it. As the ... More


Conclusion: Humanitarian Intervention after 11 September

Jennifer M. Welsh

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter assesses the debate over humanitarian intervention in the light of the events of September 11, 2001. On the one hand, it can be argued that 9/11 has reversed the momentum ... More


Rising Anti-Americanism in the Global Audience

Steve A. Yetiv

in The Petroleum Triangle: Oil, Globalization, and Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450020
eISBN:
9780801463396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450020.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the factors fueling anti-Americanism and support or sympathy for Al-Qaeda around the world. It considers the historical perspective in the Middle East and beyond: that the ... More


Origins

Stig Jarle Hansen

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327874
eISBN:
9780199388103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327874.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter describes how Al-Shabaab started as a small network, piggy-backing on the Sharia courts of Mogadishu to come to power. It describes its roots in former Afghanistan veterans that joined ... More


Ayman al-Zawahiri and the rise of ISIL

Donald Holbrook

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190650292
eISBN:
9780190686499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650292.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyses statements released by Ayman al-Zawahiri in the context of MENA uprisings and the rise of the Islamic State organization. The chapter traces Zawahiri’s aggregate narrative ... More


The Iraq War and the War on Terror: The Global Jihad After Iraq

Steven Simon (ed.)

in Balance Sheet: The Iraq War and U.S. National Security

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760133
eISBN:
9780804772044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760133.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the impact of the Iraq War on the war on terror. It suggests that the global perceptions of U.S. operations in Iraq have fueled anti-American and anti-Western sentiment, which ... More


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 Strategic Implications of Targeted Drone Strikes for US Global Counterterrorism

Audrey Kurth Cronin

in Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal, and Strategic Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226258058
eISBN:
9780226258195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226258195.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reviews the strategic logic of US counterterrorism objectives and examines whether drone strikes ‘work’ as an effective counterterrorism security policy. The focus is on the use of drone ... More


Counter-Terrorism

Ian Johnstone

in The Power of Deliberation: International Law, Politics and Organizations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394931
eISBN:
9780199894543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394931.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The legal and institutional framework for counter-terrorism has evolved in recent years, accelerated by the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Combined with concerns about weapons of mass ... More


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