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Diplomatic Security: A Comparative Analysis

Eugenio Cusumano and Christopher Kinsey (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780804791052
eISBN:
9781503608986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791052.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The inviolability of diplomatic personnel and premises is a cornerstone of interstate relations and international law. As epitomized by the murder of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens in Benghazi, ... More


The War in North Africa, 1940–43: An Overview of the Role of the Union of South Africa

James Jacobs

in El Alamein and the Struggle for North Africa: International Perspectives from the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165818
eISBN:
9781617971297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165818.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In comparison to other countries, the South African contribution to the war in North Africa was small, making the country's role to be part of a larger team. But during the most crucial battle of ... More


Risk Management in US Diplomatic Security

Thomas Stocking

in Diplomatic Security: A Comparative Analysis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780804791052
eISBN:
9781503608986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791052.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over the last thirty-five years, the Department of State (DoS) has experienced four wrenching incidents: the 1983 Beirut embassy bombings; the 1998 East Africa embassy bombings; the 2007 Nisour ... More


Libya

Asaad Al-Saleh

in Voices of the Arab Spring: Personal Stories from the Arab Revolutions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163187
eISBN:
9780231538589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163187.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the insurrection in Libya following the arrest of lawyer Fathi Terbil, who was representing the families of those killed in Abu Salim prison in Tripoli in 1996. When Terbil was ... More


Libya: A Slippery Slope

Brendan R. Gallagher

in The Day After: Why America Wins the War but Loses the Peace

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739620
eISBN:
9781501739637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739620.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter delves into how postwar planning unfolded during the Libya conflict from March to October 2011. It also explores how the Obama administration handled the tasks of postwar planning, as ... More


Barqa Reborn?: Eastern Regionalism and Libya’s Political Transition

Sean Kane

in The Libyan Revolution and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190210960
eISBN:
9780190492151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210960.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines Libya’s eastern region from September 2011 to June 2012 and the socioeconomic drivers behind the growth of Islamism and “federalism”. It charts its history as a traditional and ... More


The War in Libya: The Political Rationale for France

François Heisbourg

in Political Rationale and International Consequences of the War in Libya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767480
eISBN:
9780191821479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767480.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Without France’s political initiative, diplomatic activity, and military engagement, it is arguable that the war in Libya would not have taken place. France’s decision to promote and lead ... More


Finding Their Place: Libya’s Islamists During and After the Revolution

Mary Fitzgerald

in The Libyan Revolution and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190210960
eISBN:
9780190492151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210960.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the evolution of Islamist groups in Libya, including the Muslim Brotherhood, Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, the spectrum of Salafist groups, al-Qaida and jihadist networks, and ... More


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