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Oman

Abdulla Juma Alhaj

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume I: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249589
eISBN:
9780191600029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924958X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on representative political institutions and elections held in Qatar. It summarizes Qatari political history and development and outlines the evolution of electoral ... More


Lebanon

Thomas Scheffler

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume I: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249589
eISBN:
9780191600029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924958X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on representative political institutions and elections held in Oman. It summarizes Omani political history and development and outlines the evolution of electoral ... More


Rachid Ghannouchi: A Democrat Within Islamism

Azzam S. Tamimi

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140002
eISBN:
9780199834723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140001.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

By way of an analytical and critical study of the life and thought of Rachid Ghannouchi, leader of the proscribed Ennahda political party in Tunisia, this book seeks to address the obstacles that ... More


Genesis of an Islamist Agenda

Joseph Chinyong Liow

in Piety and Politics: Islamism in Contemporary Malaysia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377088
eISBN:
9780199869527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377088.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter looks at the genesis of the Islamist agenda in Malaysia from the perspective of both Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS) and the United Malays National Organization (UMNO). Using the history ... More


The Question of Democracy

Azzam S. Tamimi

in Rachid Ghannouchi: A Democrat Within Islamism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140002
eISBN:
9780199834723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140001.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In prison from 1980–84 Ghannouchi translates a number of works and writes some of his own on a number of topics including democracy, women's rights, and Palestine.He is influenced by Malik Bennabi, ... More


Implementing a Balanced Counterinsurgency Strategy In Northeast Afghanistan, May 2007–July 2008

Nathan R. Springer

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter the author examines the successful implementation of balanced counterinsurgency strategy in northeastern Afghanistan though the lens of his experience. The author defines a balanced ... More


Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Thomas H. Johnson and Barry Zellen (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The examination of wars and conflicts of the twenty-first century immediately draws one to their culture and sectarian dimensions. The contributors to this volume reflect on the following fundamental ... More


Conclusion

Thomas H. Johnson and Barry Scott Zellen

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

There is little debate concerning the impact culture has on conflict, especially in the form of insurgency and counterinsurgency. Recent history would suggest that the success of a country intending ... More


Introduction

Thomas H. Johnson and Barry Scott Zellen

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The examination of wars and conflicts of the twenty-first century immediately draws one to the culture and sectarian dimensions of a conflict. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California ... More


The Maneuver Company in Afghanistan: Establishing Counterinsurgency Priorities at the District Level

Michael R. Fenzel

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Historically, the rural population in modern Afghanistan has rejected large scale reforms attempted by a central government. Taliban, al-Qaeda, and other foreign fighters use the rural border region ... More


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