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Compensation for the Victims of September 11

Samuel Issacharoff and Anna Morawiec Mansfield

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The September 11th Victims Compensation Fund can only hesitatingly find its place within a comprehensive study of reparation programs. While the origin of the Fund lies in the political exigencies ... More


The Terrorist's Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations

Jacob N. Shapiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157214
eISBN:
9781400848645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157214.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

How do terrorist groups control their members? Do the tools that groups use to monitor their operatives and enforce discipline create security vulnerabilities that governments can exploit? This is ... More


Al‐Qaeda, September 11, 2001

Stephen Holmes

in Making Sense of Suicide Missions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199276998
eISBN:
9780191707735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276998.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Many of the key actors in the 9/11 drama articulated their grievances using archaic religious language. But the very fact that the code involved is ancient while the behaviour that needs to be ... More


Cyber Threats: The Emerging Fault Lines of the Nation State

Susan W Brenner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385014
eISBN:
9780199855414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385014.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

As new technologies develop, terrorist groups are developing new methods of attack by using the Internet, and by using cyberspace as a battlefield, it has become increasingly difficult to discover ... More


Where Do We Go from Here?

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This short introductory chapter provides a brief analysis of the high‐yield (junk bond) market in the USA in 2001 and 2002, discussing the multitude of influences upon it, including the September 11, ... More


The Shield and the Cloak: The Security of the Commons

Gary Hart

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306163
eISBN:
9780199850693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306163.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book outlines the fundamental changes with which America must grapple when confronting a terrorist threat that has no state and no geographic home base and thus offers no genuine target for the ... More


The Missing Martyrs: Why There Are So Few Muslim Terrorists

Charles Kurzman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199766871
eISBN:
9780199897414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766871.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Why are there so few Muslim terrorists? With more than a billion Muslims in the world—many of whom supposedly hate the West and ardently desire martyrdom—why don't we see terrorist attacks every day? ... More


The Worst Death: The Difference between Losing a Parent and Losing a Child

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter focuses on individuals dealing with the worst kind of death of loved ones. It discusses the difference between losing a parent and losing a child, and describes the case of a 15-year-old ... More


European Sanctions against Individuals: Classification and Origins

Christina Eckes

in EU Counter-Terrorist Policies and Fundamental Rights: The Case of Individual Sanctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199573769
eISBN:
9780191722158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573769.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter distinguishes the two types of European sanctions against individuals and places them in the international legal context. It briefly discusses the Security Council resolutions that led ... More


Introduction

Christina Eckes

in EU Counter-Terrorist Policies and Fundamental Rights: The Case of Individual Sanctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199573769
eISBN:
9780191722158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573769.003.0000
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the purpose of the book, which is to examine the complex institutional and substantive issues arising from the EU's practice of listing and ... More


Conclusions

Christina Eckes

in EU Counter-Terrorist Policies and Fundamental Rights: The Case of Individual Sanctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199573769
eISBN:
9780191722158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573769.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This concluding chapter wraps up the discussion and summarizes the findings. Community sanctions should be distinguished from Union lists of terrorist suspects. Despite repeated annulments by the EU ... More


Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector

Sara Roy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159676
eISBN:
9781400848942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Many in the United States and Israel believe that Hamas is nothing but a terrorist organization, and that its social sector serves merely to recruit new supporters for its violent agenda. Based on ... More


Introduction

Jacob N. Shapiro

in The Terrorist's Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157214
eISBN:
9781400848645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157214.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the importance of having a clear understanding of the organizational side of terrorism. Understanding why the managerial problems of terrorists resemble those of ... More


Organizing Al-Qa’ida in Iraq’s Operations and Finances

Jacob N. Shapiro

in The Terrorist's Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157214
eISBN:
9781400848645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157214.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines one of the most prominent terrorist groups in the last twenty years, al-Qa'ida in Iraq (AQI), using a host of the group's internal documents to study its financial and ... More


Uncertainty and Control in Russia

Jacob N. Shapiro

in The Terrorist's Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157214
eISBN:
9781400848645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157214.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyzes the organization of pre-Revolutionary Russian terrorist groups in the 1880s and 1900s. Understanding these groups is useful in many ways. First, and most important, many of the ... More


Waging War on Terror

Robert Wuthnow

in Be Very Afraid: The Cultural Response to Terror, Pandemics, Environmental Devastation, Nuclear Annihilation, and Other Threats

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730872
eISBN:
9780199777389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730872.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the threat of peril driven home to Americans by the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York and Washington. Moral responsibility in 2001 reflected how it had come to be ... More


Weapons of Mass Destruction

Robert Wuthnow

in Be Very Afraid: The Cultural Response to Terror, Pandemics, Environmental Devastation, Nuclear Annihilation, and Other Threats

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730872
eISBN:
9780199777389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730872.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on how the 9/11 attacks merged with and animated the discussion of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). By the first anniversary of 9/11, public officials and commentators were ... More


EU Counter-Terrorist Policies and Fundamental Rights: The Case of Individual Sanctions

Christina Eckes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199573769
eISBN:
9780191722158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573769.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

Sanctions against private individuals have been widely used in the fight against terrorism, but not without significant controversy. This book examines the complex institutional and substantive ... More


Dialogics, Agency, and Democracy

Guillermo O'Donnell

in Democracy, Agency, and the State: Theory with Comparative Intent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587612
eISBN:
9780191723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587612.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter begins with a description of life under what may be considered a perfect negation of democracy and its underlying values of recognition of agency and citizenship: the terrorist state ... More


Anatomy of the Red Brigades: The Religious Mind-set of Modern Terrorists

Alessandro Orsini

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449864
eISBN:
9780801460913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449864.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Red Brigades were a far-left terrorist group in Italy formed in 1970 and active all through the 1980s. Infamous around the world for a campaign of assassinations, kidnappings, and bank robberies, ... More


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