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Jennifer C. Hunt

in Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360904
eISBN:
9780226360911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360911.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter outlines the concerns about terrorism that came to the forefront of police consciousness only to momentarily dissipate under the weight of a bloody trial. On February 4, 1999, a ... More


‘A graveyard for the British’? Tactics, military operations, and the paucity of strategy in Aden, 1964–1967

Aaron Edwards

in At the End of Military Intervention: Historical, Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Transition, Handover and Withdrawal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198725015
eISBN:
9780191792472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725015.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The killing of 22 British soldiers in two ambushes on 20 June 1967 in Aden, Britain’s only Middle Eastern colony, threw the withdrawal from Empire into sharp relief. Between 1964 and 1967 the British ... More


A-Legality

Hans Lindahl

in Fault Lines of Globalization: Legal Order and the Politics of A-Legality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199601684
eISBN:
9780191747649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601684.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The chapter provides a comprehensive analysis, in five stages, of the key category of the book as a whole: a-legality develops in five stages. The first stage parses the concept of a-legality into ... More


Accountability for Terrorist Attacks and for Violations Committed in Counter-Terrorism

Elizabeth Stubbins Bates

in Terrorism and International Law: Accountability, Remedies, and Reform: A Report of the IBA Task Force on Terrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199589180
eISBN:
9780191807275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199589180.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the dual imperative of ensuring individual criminal responsibility for terrorist attacks and for serious violations of international humanitarian law and international ... More


Activism, Provocation, and Paranoia

Paul Robinson

in The White Russian Army in Exile 1920-1941

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250219
eISBN:
9780191719547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250219.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Many army members believed in the philosophy of ‘activism’, that the purpose of the army in exile was to act, not to sit around waiting for the Soviet regime to fall. They therefore wished to ... More


Addressing environmental health issues

Luz Claudio, Anjali Garg, and Philip J. Landrigan

in Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses environmental health issues related to the World Trade Center disaster, including asbestos, lead, particulate matter, polychlorinated biphenyls, and other hazards at the World ... More


Addressing mental health needs

Zebulon Taintor

in Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the challenges that terrorism poses to mental health and mental health issues related to the 9/11 attacks. It also describes ways of improving mental health system responses to ... More


Adopting Incitement to Commit War Crimes

Gregory S. Gordon

in Atrocity Speech Law: Foundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190612689
eISBN:
9780190612719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190612689.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Chapter 10 proposes a new atrocity speech offense—incitement to commit war crimes. It demonstrates that any imagined ills related to this proposed expansion of speech criminalization in the military ... More


The Affective Politics of Terror

Andrew A. G. Ross

in Mixed Emotions: Beyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226077390
eISBN:
9780226077567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077567.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the powerful emotions associated with terrorist violence, showing that familiar emotions such as fear and anger were in fact highly adaptive responses— affected by prior ... More


Afghanistan

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/9780226645643.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter, which explores the origins and goals of the two principal groups responsible for suicide terrorism in Afghanistan—the Taliban and Al Qaeda—reveals that the initiation and trajectory of ... More


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