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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


The Era of Troubles (2010– )

Stig Jarle Hansen

in Al-Shabaab in Somalia: The History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327874
eISBN:
9780199388103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327874.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter elaborates on how the Ramadan offensive in 2010 destroyed trust in Al-Shabaab, and how Al-Shabaab took more than six months to ease down, and how the quality of Al-Shabaab institutions ... More


The Apogeum Of The Quetta Shura, 2005–9

Antonio Giustozzi

in The Taliban at War: 2001 - 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190092399
eISBN:
9780190099640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092399.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Funding to the Taliban started accruing in substantial amounts in 2005, mostly reaching the so-called Quetta Shura. This allowed it to emerge as the main center of Taliban power, and gradually start ... More


The Emergence Of Alternative Centres Of Power To Quetta

Antonio Giustozzi

in The Taliban at War: 2001 - 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190092399
eISBN:
9780190099640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092399.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The Miran Shah Shura predated the Quetta Shura, but only in 2007 did it start to drift away and become more and more autonomous. The main grudge held against the Quetta Shura was the concentration of ... More


The Crisis Of The Quetta Shura 2009–13

Antonio Giustozzi

in The Taliban at War: 2001 - 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190092399
eISBN:
9780190099640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092399.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The US surge in southern Afghanistan in 2009-11 put the Quetta Shura under heavy stress, at a time when the Shuras of Miran Shah and Peshawar were trying to expand at its expense. The Quetta Shura ... More


The Troubled Comeback Of The Quetta Shura 2014-

Antonio Giustozzi

in The Taliban at War: 2001 - 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190092399
eISBN:
9780190099640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092399.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

From 2014 the Quetta Shura started recovering influence among the Taliban, mostly due to its ability to re-direct funding away from other centers of power. Still the Quetta Shura remained divided ... More


The Islamic State

James Toth

in Sayyid Qutb: The Life and Legacy of a Radical Islamic Intellectual

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199790883
eISBN:
9780199332601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790883.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter ten discusses Islamic politics and government. It examines how an Islamic state differs from modern nation-states and whether it is a theocracy. It discusses the caliphate and his duties and ... More


The Organic Rule of Law

Ganesh Sitaraman

in The Counterinsurgent's Constitution: Law in the Age of Small Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199930319
eISBN:
9780190260156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199930319.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the rule of law during conflict, the formal and sociological views of law, counterinsurgency's rule of law, hybrid justice in Afghanistan, and policing during ... More


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