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Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi'ite South Beirut

Lara Deeb and Mona Harb

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153650
eISBN:
9781400848560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153650.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

South Beirut has recently become a vibrant leisure destination with a plethora of cafés and restaurants that cater to the young, fashionable, and pious. What effects have these establishments had on ... More


After Civil War: Bosnia and Herzegovina, El Salvador, and Lebanon

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at the army building in three very different political environments: the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Lebanese civil war (1975–90), and the civil war in El Salvador ... More


Force Against Non-State Actors as Armed Conflict

Noam Lubell

in Extraterritorial Use of Force Against Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584840
eISBN:
9780191594540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584840.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter begins the examination of whether international humanitarian law is an appropriate legal framework that can be applied to extraterritorial force against non-state actors. This includes ... More


Concluding Chapter

Noam Lubell

in Extraterritorial Use of Force Against Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584840
eISBN:
9780191594540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584840.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter utilises the analysis conducted throughout the book, and applies it in the context of two cases. The first is the conflict between Israel and the Hezbollah in the summer of 2006. The ... More


How Fighting Ends: Asymmetric Wars, Terrorism, and Suicide Bombing

Audrey Kurth Cronin

in How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693627
eISBN:
9780191741258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693627.003.0028
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In campaigns involving suicide terrorism, individual operatives and parent societies can rarely ‘surrender’ in the conventional wartime sense; however, terrorist organizations sometimes terminate ... More


The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Law and Practice

Amal Alamuddin, Nidal Nabil Jurdi, and David Tolbert (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199687459
eISBN:
9780191767111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687459.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book provides an analytical overview of the establishment and functioning of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, the newest and most controversial of the UN-sponsored international criminal ... More


Israeli National Security: A New Strategy for an Era of Change

Charles D. Freilich

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190602932
eISBN:
9780190602963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190602932.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book is the most comprehensive study to date of Israel’s national security. It combines an exhaustive analysis of the military, diplomatic, demographic, and societal challenges Israel faces, ... More


Nonstate Actors: A Comparative Analysis of Change and Development within Hamas and Hezbollah

Bahgat Korany

in The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163531
eISBN:
9781617970368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Hamas and Hezbollah are often perceived and categorized as being alike, as a result of similarities in their organizational structure, ideology, and activities. They exhibit comparable ... More


Leaving Lebanon: The Unilateral Withdrawal, 2000

Charles D. Freilich

in Zion's Dilemmas: How Israel Makes National Security Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451041
eISBN:
9780801465741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451041.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines Israel's withdrawal from Lebanon in 2000, eighteen years after the invasion. The withdrawal was carried out unilaterally on May 23, in a hasty and disorderly fashion, under ... More


Social welfare and religion in the Middle East: A Lebanese perspective

Rana Jawad

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349538
eISBN:
9781447303510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349538.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

As religion continues to regain its centrality in both academic and policy circles around the world, this book presents a new framework which examines the complex social and political dynamics ... More


The Arab Media and the Discourse of Conflict

El Mustapha Lahlali

in Contemporary Arab Broadcast Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639090
eISBN:
9780748671304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639090.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter is devoted to an analysis of the coverage of the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict in 2006. The genre of language employed in the coverage of the conflict in Arab media channels reveals their ... More


Postwar Iraq

Stephen Benedict Dyson

in The Blair Identity: Leadership and Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079993
eISBN:
9781781702178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079993.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Tony Blair's foreign policy following the invasion of Iraq continued to display the features of a high perceived degree of influence over events, certainty in the framing of issues, and the use of ... More


The Annapolis Denouement

Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel, and Shibley Z. Telhami

in The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451478
eISBN:
9780801465864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451478.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at George W. Bush's second term, during which the administration supported Palestinian elections that brought Hamas—a Palestinian Islamic fundamentalist organization—to power. This ... More


Back Again: The Second Lebanon War, 2006

Charles D. Freilich

in Zion's Dilemmas: How Israel Makes National Security Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451041
eISBN:
9780801465741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451041.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines Israel's second war with Lebanon, which erupted in 2006 after two Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers were kidnapped and eight killed in a Hezbollah attack along the Lebanese ... More


The Coastal Settlements of Ouzaii and Jnah: Analysis of an Upgrading Project in Beirut

Falk Jähnigen

in Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165405
eISBN:
9781617971358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165405.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the many social actors involved in urban planning for two informal settlements in the same southern suburb of Beirut. It studies resident committees that support Hezbollah and ... More


Indirect Power Projection and Ideational Balancing after Khomeini

Lawrence Rubin

in Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790796
eISBN:
9780804792103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790796.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Saudi Arabia and Egypt's threat perception and policies of this type of ideational threat during the 1990s and 2000s. This chapter shows that ideational power can threaten ... More


To the hilt: Assad’s allies dig in

Christopher Phillips

in The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217179
eISBN:
9780300222173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217179.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter investigates Assad's allies, particularly Iran, and their support for the regime. From the beginning of Syria's civil war, Assad's allies were more willing to ensure the regime's ... More


Dealing with a Nuclear Iran and Asymmetric Challenges

Jacquelyn K. Davis and Robert L. Pfaltzgraff

in Anticipating a Nuclear Iran: Challenges for U.S. Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166225
eISBN:
9780231535946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166225.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the implications of Iran's nuclear development for hybrid warfare and deterrence of nonstate and rogue actors. Nuclear weapons will greatly enhance Iran's ability to conduct ... More


State Involvement in Terrorism

Boaz Ganor

in Global Alert: The Rationality of Modern Islamist Terrorism and the Challenge to the Liberal Democratic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172127
eISBN:
9780231538916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172127.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter tackles what is usually a less conspicuous aspect of the terrorist threat: state support for terrorism. It parses this support into its ideological, financial, and military components, ... More


The Hybrid Terrorist Organization

Boaz Ganor

in Global Alert: The Rationality of Modern Islamist Terrorism and the Challenge to the Liberal Democratic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172127
eISBN:
9780231538916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172127.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter fully explores the metamorphosis from “classic” to “hybrid” terrorist organization, in which the hybrid terrorist organization takes on the features of the classic in terms of conducting ... More


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