Le piège Daech : L’État islamique ou le retour de l’Histoire

By Pierre-Jean Luizard

Rompant avec nombre de commentaires à chaud, l'historien Pierre-Jean Luizard, grand spécialiste de los angeles région, examine l'ascension fulgurante et le fonctionnement de l'État islamique. Dans cet essai, qui fait dialoguer l'actualité immédiate et l. a. grande Histoire, il explique pourquoi nous sommes pris dans le « piège Daech », cet « État-monstre » que l'Occident a largement contribué à faire émerger.

Le groupe État islamique, inconnu il y a encore quelques mois, a fait une entrée fracassante et sanguinaire dans l'actualité internationale. Profitant des crises en chaîne qui secouent l'Irak et l. a. Syrie, « Daech » a pris le contrôle d'une vaste région et dispose aujourd'hui de gigantesques ressources financières. Sa volonté de construire un État le distingue nettement d'Al-Qaïda.

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Beyond Bin Laden: America and the Future of Terror

Osama bin weighted down was once the main sought after guy in American heritage - an enemy who introduced the USA what President George W. Bush known as "a day of fire", and ushered in a brand new period of terrorism. It took a decade of blood and sacrifice, of selection and frustration, yet ultimately, in a evening raid on the finish of a mud street in Pakistan, the quest for Bin weighted down ended with a gunshot. It was once a dramatic climax to an extended and painful bankruptcy.

But now what? The terrorist chance that has outlined American coverage because the assaults of Sep 11 didn't die with Bin weighted down in his walled compound close to Islamabad. Radicals nonetheless want us damage, and we needs to struggle on.

In this provocative choice of essays, edited and brought by means of Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham, a bunch of penetrating analysts and leaders stay up for the area after Bin encumbered - to the way forward for Al Qaeda, of Afghanistan, of Pakistan. We discover the political, army, and cultural implications of the post-Bin encumbered battle on terror. Beyond Bin Laden provides listeners clever, deeply knowledgeable, and pressing glimpses of what comes subsequent.

Contributors contain:

  • Jon Meacham, govt editor, Random condo
  • James A. Baker III, former Secretary of nation
  • Karen Hughes, former counselor to President George W. Bush and previous below Secretary of kingdom for Public international relations
  • Richard N. Haass, president, Council on international kinfolk
  • Bing West, writer, The unsuitable War, and previous Assistant Secretary of protection for foreign protection Affairs
  • Andrew Exum, fellow, heart for a brand new American safety
  • Daniel Markey, senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on international family
  • Evan Thomas, award-winning historian and previous editor-at-large, Newsweek

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Justice and the Enemy: Nuremberg, 9/11, and the Trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

By William Shawcross

Since the Nuremberg Trials of 1945, lawful international locations have struggled to impose justice worldwide, particularly whilst faced by way of tyrannical and genocidal regimes. yet in Cambodia, the USSR, China, Bosnia, Rwanda, and past, justice has been served haltingly if in any respect within the face of titanic inhumanity. foreign Courts will not be famous world wide. there isn't a world consensus on easy methods to punish transgressors.

The conflict opposed to Al Qaeda is a warfare like no different. Osama bin encumbered, Al Qaeda’s founder, used to be killed in Pakistan via military Seals. Few humans in the USA felt whatever except that justice were served. yet what in regards to the guy who conceived and carried out the 9-11 assaults at the US, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed? what sort of justice does he deserve? The U.S. has attempted to discover the excessive flooring through supplying KSM an ordeal – albeit within the type of army tribunal. yet is that this hypocritical? Indecisive? Half-hearted? Or simply the simplest software of justice attainable for a guy who's implacably against the civilization that the justice procedure helps and springs from? during this publication, William Shawcross explores the visceral debate that those questions have provoked over the correct software of democratic values in a time of battle, and the iconic drawback posed to all victors in battle: how you can deal with the worst of your enemies.

 

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Bomb Squad: A Year Inside the Nation's Most Exclusive Police Unit

By Richard Esposito

An remarkable behind-the-scenes examine the lads who safeguard us from the main scary prospect of lifestyles within the age of terrorism

"In my brain it is all company; i do not fear approximately my kin, i do not fear a couple of functionality that i am doing after paintings, I simply fear approximately what is to hand. and what is handy is that package." --Detective First Grade Joe Putkowski, NYPD Bomb Squad

The manhattan urban Police division Bomb Squad is the oldest such squad within the state, based in 1903. every year its thirty-three contributors make greater than 2 hundred stress-filled "bomb runs," within which they fee suspicious briefcases, defuse hand grenades, or even reply to "art" tasks built with genuine explosives. the general public hardly sees those men--and once they do, it's always from a distance, telephoto photographs of helmeted figures in ninety-pound fits of Kevlar armor.

Starting on December 31, 2003, within the center of the recent Year's Eve motion in instances sq., newshounds Richard Esposito and Ted Gerstein had specific entry to the nation's such a lot elite police unit for a whole yr. Their usually chilling, never-before-told stories from front line supply a unprecedented view of the family struggle on terrorism.

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No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden

By Mark Owen, Kevin Maurer

For the 1st time anyplace, the first-person account of the making plans and execution of the Bin weighted down raid from a army Seal who faced the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his ultimate moments.

From the streets of Iraq to the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips within the Indian Ocean, and from the mountaintops of Afghanistan to the 3rd flooring of Osama Bin Laden’s compound, operator Mark Owen of the U.S. Naval specified battle improvement Group--commonly often called SEAL workforce Six-- has been part of essentially the most memorable distinct operations in heritage, in addition to numerous missions that by no means made headlines.

No effortless Day places readers along Owen and the opposite handpicked participants of the twenty-four-man workforce as they teach for the most important venture in their lives. The blow-by-blow narrative of the attack, starting with the helicopter crash that can have ended Owen’s existence directly via to the radio name confirming Bin Laden’s demise, is an important piece of recent history.

In No effortless Day, Owen additionally takes readers onto the sector of conflict in America’s ongoing battle on Terror and info the choice and coaching technique for some of the most elite devices within the army. Owen’s tale attracts on his adolescence in Alaska and describes the SEALs’ quest to problem themselves on the optimum degrees of actual and psychological patience. With boots-on-the-ground aspect, Owen describes quite a few formerly unreported missions that illustrate the existence and paintings of a SEAL and the evolution of the staff after the occasions of September eleven. In telling the genuine tale of the SEALs whose skills, talents, stories, and unheard of sacrifices resulted in one of many maximum victories within the warfare on Terror, Mark Owen honors the lads who danger every thing for our nation, and he leaves readers with a deep knowing of the soldiers who continue the USA safe.

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The Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Qaeda, and America's War in Arabia

By Gregory D. Johnsen

“The most sensible new e-book on al Qaeda . . . and the simplest e-book on Yemen in years.”—Bruce Riedel, Daily Beast

faraway from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. and al-Qaeda are struggling with a clandestine conflict of drones and suicide bombers in an unforgiving nook of Arabia.

The final Refuge charts the increase, fall, and resurrection of al-Qaeda in Yemen during the last thirty years, detailing how a gaggle that the us as soon as defeated has now turn into one of many world’s most threatening threats. a professional on Yemen who has spent years at the flooring there, Gregory D. Johnsen makes use of al-Qaeda’s Arabic conflict notes to reconstruct their international as they take goal on the usa and its allies. Johnsen brings readers in-side al-Qaeda’s education camps and secure homes because the terrorists plot poison assaults and debate the best way to deliver down an airliner on Christmas Day. The final safe haven is an eye-opening examine the successes and screw ups of scuffling with a brand new kind of struggle in a single of the main turbulent nations on the planet.

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Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices

By Mosab Hassan Yousef, Ron Brackin

Son of Hamas is now on hand with an all-new bankruptcy approximately occasions because the book’s unlock similar to the revelation of Mosab’s Israeli intelligence handler’s precise id, and fatherland Security’s attempt to deport the author.
Since he was once a small boy, Mosab Hassan Yousef has had an within view of the lethal terrorist workforce Hamas. The oldest son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, a founding member of Hamas and its most well liked chief, younger Mosab assisted his father for years in his political actions whereas being groomed to imagine his legacy, politics, prestige . . . and gear. yet every little thing replaced while Mosab grew to become clear of terror and violence, and embraced as a substitute the lessons of one other recognized heart East chief. In Son of Hamas, Mosab unearths new information regarding the world’s most threatening 17 November and unveils the reality approximately his personal function, his agonizing separation from family members and fatherland, the harmful selection to make his newfound religion public, and his trust that the Christian mandate to “love your enemies” is the single approach to peace within the center East.

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Mastermind: The Many Faces of the 9/11 Architect, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed

By Richard Miniter

The bestselling writer of Shadow War and Losing Bin Laden exposes the sinister Al Qaeda mastermind at the back of 9-11.

Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the architect of the September 11 assaults, has performed some of the greatest terrorist plots of the prior two decades, together with the 1993 global exchange heart bombing, the Millennium Plots, and the beheading of Daniel Pearl. because the international awaits his trial, bestselling writer and investigative journalist Richard Miniter brings to existence his stunning actual tale.

in line with a couple of hundred interviews with govt officers, generals, diplomats and spies-from the us, Europe, the Arab international, and Afghanistan-and at the flooring reporting from Morocco, Egypt, Israel, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Guantánamo Bay, Miniter finds never-before-reported Al Qaeda plots and amazing new information about the Sept. 11 assaults.

He additionally indicates how Khalid Shaikh Mohammed used to be radicalized in the USA and takes us inside of terrorist secure homes, CIA struggle rooms, and the cages of Guantánamo Bay.

whereas completely mentioned and strongly sourced, this can be a pounding narrative that reads like a mystery.

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Cyberterrorism: Understanding, Assessment, and Response

This can be the 1st booklet to provide a multidisciplinary method of cyberterrorism. It strains the possibility posed by means of cyberterrorism at the present time, with chapters discussing attainable technological vulnerabilities, capability motivations to interact in cyberterrorism, and the demanding situations of distinguishing this from different cyber threats. The publication additionally addresses the variety of power responses to this probability by way of exploring coverage and legislative frameworks in addition to a variety of options for deterring or countering terrorism in cyber environments. The case reviews through the e-book are international in scope and comprise the U.S., uk, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

With contributions from individual specialists with backgrounds together with diplomacy, legislations, engineering, desktop technology, public coverage and politics, Cyberterrorism: figuring out, overview and reaction bargains a leading edge research of latest debate on, and concerns surrounding, cyberterrorism. This international scope and variety of views ascertain it truly is of significant curiosity to teachers, scholars, practitioners, policymakers and different stakeholders with an curiosity in cyber protection.

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