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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


Introduction

Alan B. Krueger

in What Makes a Terrorist: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196077
eISBN:
9781400888979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196077.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter looks at the state of discourse on terrorism following the September 11 attacks. Although there is a certain surface appeal to blaming economic circumstances and lack of ... More


War in Iraq versus Containment

Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphy, and Robert H. Topel

in Guns and Butter: The Economic Causes and Consequences of Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012812
eISBN:
9780262255387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012812.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the cost of the war in Iraq. It investigates the resources required to contain a hostile Iraqi government had the U.S. and coalition partners not intervened and evaluates the ... More


Introduction

Husband Charles and Alam Yunis

in Social cohesion and counter-terrorism: A policy contradiction?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428011
eISBN:
9781447303381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428011.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book examines the apparent tension between the inherent logics of the two constructions of the Muslim population, as the two related policies of Community Cohesion and counter-terrorism ... More


Civil Liberties and War

in In Time of War: Understanding American Public Opinion from World War II to Iraq

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226043586
eISBN:
9780226043463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043463.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the days and weeks after 9/11, some worried that the government's offensive against terrorist activity might undermine the democratic foundations of American society. To address this concern, a ... More


Movement in the 1930s

Uma Das Gupta (ed.)

in Friendships of 'Largeness and Freedom': Andrews, Tagore, and Gandhi : An Epistolary Account, 1912-1940

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199481217
eISBN:
9780199091133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481217.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

For the country and for the three friends, there was a mounting struggle in the 1930s. The struggles were particularly over the Provisional Settlement, Indian terrorist activities, and the absence of ... More


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