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Confronting Global Terrorism and American Neo-Conservatism: The Framework of a Liberal Grand Strategy

Tom Farer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534722
eISBN:
9780191715891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534722.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book brings together and subjects to critical scrutiny the core controversies connected to the so-called ‘War on Terror’: When is it legitimate and prudent to use force? Is torture ever ... More


Justice of the Peace? Future Challenges and Prospects for a Cosmopolitan Court

Steven C. Roach

in Governance, Order, and the International Criminal Court: Between Realpolitik and a Cosmopolitan Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546732
eISBN:
9780191720406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546732.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

The ICC Prosecutor's discretionary resolve in Uganda, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic has exposed many nuanced dimensions of classical and positive forms of ... More


Natural Security: A Darwinian Approach to a Dangerous World

Raphael Sagarin and Jennifer Hyndman (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253476
eISBN:
9780520934313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253476.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Arms races among invertebrates, intelligence gathering by the immune system, and alarm calls by marmots are but a few of nature's security strategies that have been tested and modified over billions ... More


Banditry and Terrorism (Ḥirābah, also Qaṭʿ al-Tarı̄q)

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190910648
eISBN:
9780190910679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190910648.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Beginning with the meaning and definition of the Qur’anic concept of ḥirābah, the chapter proceeds to examine its meaning in the hadith. Then it discusses juristic discourse on how Muslim scholars ... More


The Threat of Global Terrorism

Tony Blair

in A Matter of Principle: Humanitarian Arguments for War in Iraq

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244863
eISBN:
9780520932166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244863.003.0025
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A large portion of the British public says that the government should concentrate on the issues that elected the politicians in 1997: the economy, jobs, living standards, health, education, and ... More


The War on Terrorism and Other Foreign Conflicts, 2001–2008

Louis Kriesberg

in Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190228668
eISBN:
9780190228699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228668.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

The chapter opens with an analysis of President George W. Bush’s foreign policy approach and the trends and views of the American public. A critical examination is made of the Global War on ... More


A Busy Decade: Lessons Learned from Crisis Planning and Response from 1999 to 2009

Michael Berkowitz

in Learning From the Global Financial Crisis: Creatively, Reliably, and Sustainably

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770095
eISBN:
9780804778640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770095.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter presents an account of the lessons that have been learned from the past decade of practice in the field of crisis management. This discipline, which in organizational contexts often ... More


‘Tutelary’ Intervention to Counter the New Unlawful Territorial Situations: A of Military Intervention in International Law?

Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2014: Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190270513
eISBN:
9780190271909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270513.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The unauthorized intervention of the United States and coalition partners in territories under the control of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria and Iraq raises the question of ... More


The Afghanistan War, 2001–?

James H. Lebovic

in Planning to Fail: The US Wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190935320
eISBN:
9780190937263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935320.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With the September 11, 2001 attack by al-Qaeda terrorists on the World Trade Center, the Bush administration conceded to decisional bias. It committed to Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan ... More


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