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Trans-state Muslim Movements and Militant Extremists in an Era of Soft Power

John O. Voll

in Religious Pluralism, Globalization, and World Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195323405
eISBN:
9780199869237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323405.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

In a globalizing world, members of the same religious community, anchored in different parts of the world, have greater capacity to increase their cultural, social, and economic links with one ... More


Seeking the Heart of Islam

Thomas F. Farr

in World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179958
eISBN:
9780199869749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179958.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 8 is woven around the author's trip to Saudi Arabia six months prior to 9/11. There are two faces of Saudi Arabia: Mecca, the birthplace of Islam and the prophet Mohammed, and Riyadh in the ... More


The Leadership Inspires a New Strategy

Michael W. S. Ryan

in Decoding Al-Qaeda's Strategy: The Deep Battle Against America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163842
eISBN:
9780231533270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163842.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter describes the relationship between Osama Bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri, with a focus on the development of a post-9/11 strategy, by examining al-Zawahiri's brief strategic template, ... More


Containment on Steroids?: George W. Bush and Rogue State Rollback

Douglas Little

in Us versus Them: "The United States, Radical Islam, and the Rise of the Green Threat"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626802
eISBN:
9781469628042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626802.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

George W. Bush regarded economic globalization and democratic enlargement as insufficient to contain Iraq, Iran, and other “rogue states.” As a result, he stocked his administration with hard-line ... More


Decoding Al-Qaeda's Strategy: The Deep Battle Against America

Michael Ryan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163842
eISBN:
9780231533270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163842.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book provides an effective framework for analyzing al-Qaeda's plans against America and encourages strategists and researchers to devote greater attention to jihadi ideas rather than jihadist ... More


Bill Clinton and the Middle East: From “Enlargement” to “Dual Containment”

Douglas Little

in Us versus Them: "The United States, Radical Islam, and the Rise of the Green Threat"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626802
eISBN:
9781469628042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626802.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

With the demise of the red threat, Bill Clinton expected globalization to trump militarism and “enlarge” the area of freedom. America’s technological prowess and financial power would contain rogue ... More


(Re)Imagining the Governance of Globalization

Richard Falk

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:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Part Three of the book turns to the question of international society and international relations after September 11, starting with a chapter by Richard Falk, who argues that international society ... More


A Saudi Sandstorm: Revolution, Rivalry, and Terrorism

Geoffrey F. Gresh

in Gulf Security and the U.S. Military: Regime Survival and the Politics of Basing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804794206
eISBN:
9780804795067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794206.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter studies the process that led to the Saudi decision to reestablish a U.S. military basing presence in 1990. Though Saudi Arabia maintained its partnership with the U.S. military ... More


Lord, Make Them Leave—But Not Yet

Andrew Small

in The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia's New Geopolitics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190210755
eISBN:
9780190235703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210755.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by describing how US drones eliminated many of China’s most wanted Muslim separatists in Pakistan beginning in 2009. The chapter describes how China’s general strategy has been ... More


Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World

Claire Finkelstein, Jens David Ohlin, and Andrew Altman (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646470
eISBN:
9780191738975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646470.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

The war on terror is remaking conventional warfare. The protracted battle against a non-state organization, the demise of the confinement of hostilities to an identifiable battlefield, the extensive ... More


The Event

Charles B. Strozier

in Until the Fires Stopped Burning: 9/11 and New York City in the Words and Experiences of Survivors and Witnesses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158985
eISBN:
9780231529921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158985.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter retraces the events of September 11, 2001, beginning with American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 crashing into World Trade Center 1 and 2, respectively, one after the ... More


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