Pakistan: Between Mosque and Military

By Husain Haqqani

Among U.S. allies within the battle opposed to terrorism, Pakistan can't be simply characterised as both good friend or foe. Nuclear-armed Pakistan is a vital heart of radical Islamic principles and teams. considering that Sept. 11, the selective cooperation of president common Pervez Musharraf in sharing intelligence with the us and apprehending al Qaeda individuals has ended in the belief that Pakistan could be able to surrender its longstanding ties with radical Islam. yet Pakistan's prestige as an Islamic ideological country is heavily associated with the Pakistani elite's worldview and the praetorian targets of its army. This booklet analyzes the origins of the relationships among Islamist teams and Pakistan's army, and explores the nation's quest for identification and safeguard. Tracing how the army has sought U.S. aid through making itself worthwhile for matters of the moment—while carrying on with to reinforce the mosque-military alliance inside Pakistan—Haqqani deals another view of political advancements because the country's independence in 1947.

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The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Terrorism (No-Nonsense Guides)

By Jonathan Barker

This is a hugely available heritage of terrorism that appears at middle examples from the center East, cases of kingdom terrorism, and terrorist fringes of political hobbies. It covers the theories justifying and guiding terrorist acts and the conflict of pictures that accompanies them.

Jonathan Barker has taught political technology on the universities of Toronto, Arizona, and Dar es Salam. He has researched neighborhood politics in Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, and India. His different books contain Street-Level Democracy and Rural groups below Stress.

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God's Terrorists: The Wahhabi Cult and the Hidden Roots of Modern Jihad

By Charles Allen

In contemporary post-9/11 international, the typical information indicates us pictures of enthusiast warring parties and suicide bombers keen to die in holy warfare, martyrs for jihad. yet what are the roots of this militant fundamentalism within the Muslim global? during this insightful and wide-ranging heritage, Charles Allen unearths a solution within the eighteenth-century reform move of Muhammed ibn Abd al-Wahhab and his followers--the Wahhabi--who sought the recovery of Islamic purity and declared violent jihad on all who adverse them, Moslems and pagans alike. because the Wahhabi educating unfold within the 19th century, first, to the Arabian peninsula, after which, to the zone round the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, their fans introduced with them a vicious model of political ideology and militant clash. The Wahhabi deeply stimulated the rulers of contemporary Saudi Arabia and their institution of a strict Islamic code. A extra militant expression of Wahhabism took root within the mountains of Afghanistan and Pakistan, the place fierce tribes have waged holy battle for nearly 2 hundred years. The ranks of the Taliban and al-Qaeda this day are jam-packed with younger males who have been taught the Wahhabi theology of Islamic purity whereas rifles have been pressed into their fingers for the sake of jihad. God's Terrorists sheds surprising mild at the old roots of contemporary terrorism and indicates how this harmful theology lives on today.

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Inside Gitmo: The True Story Behind the Myths of Guantanamo Bay

By Gordon Cucullu

The U.S. army reformatory at Guantánamo Bay—known to the general public as Gitmo—has been referred to as the yank Gulag, a scene of medieval horrors the place blameless farmers and goat herders swept up in Afghanistan and Iraq were sequestered, tortured, and abused for years on finish with no entry to criminal assistance or simple clinical services.

Gordon Cucullu, a retired military colonel, was once so appalled through those stories that he determined to determine for himself. In a chain of visits he inspected each nook of the camp and interviewed dozens of group of workers, from guards and interrogators to chefs and nurses. The result—coming simply because the Obama management desires to shut the facility—is a riveting description of lifestyle for either prisoners and guards. Cucullu describes the six camps reserved for various degrees of compliance, info the remedy of prisoners, and examines their reports intimately, together with the strategies used to interrogate them, the nutrition they devour, their remedy, how they convey with each other, and the numerous inventive methods they contrive to attack and injure their guards.

While a few prisoners have been certainly taken care of harshly within the early days, whilst the rapidly outfitted camp used to be flooded with battlefield captures and fears ran excessive of one other 9/11-style assault, Cucullu unearths that those excesses have been quick corrected. present therapy and oversight exercises exceed the factors of any maximum-security criminal on the earth.

Despite what the general public has heard, those aren't blameless goatherds yet committed jihadists whose overriding goal—as they themselves candidly say—is to kill americans. may still they now be published to come to the struggle, possibly on American soil? learn this publication and judge for yourself.

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Understanding Terrorist Innovation: Technology, Tactics and Global Trends

By Adam Dolnik

This publication explores the thoughts and advances in terrorist strategies and applied sciences to aid fill the space within the modern terrorism literature by way of constructing an empirical thought of terrorist innovation. the most important query matters the worldwide old tendencies in terrorist innovation, in addition to the severe elements chargeable for the diversities in practices between terrorist organizations.

The first a part of the booklet presents an outline of the strategies and expertise utilized by terrorists within the final century and identifies the most important developments for the longer term. the second one half compares 4 differing terrorist enterprises with the purpose of picking key elements in generating cutting edge strategies and weaponry. the quantity offers a historic clarification of the tendencies in terrorist innovation and likewise has coverage relevance, because the skill to spot signature features of innovation-prone terrorist businesses is a severe point in predictive probability evaluation.

Understanding Terrorist Innovation can be of serious curiosity to scholars of terrorism experiences, defense reports and political technological know-how in general.

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Le Prince vert : du Hamas aux services secrets israéliens

By Mosab Hassan Yousef, Ron Brackin

De 1997 à 2007 Mosab Hassan Yousef était le «Prince vert».
C'est sous ce nom de code qu'il renseignait l. a. Sécurité intérieure israélienne, le Shin wager, tout en militant au sein du Hamas, l'une des enterprises palestiniennes les plus radicales.
Arrêté au sortir de l'adolescence par l'armée israélienne, il bascule lorsqu'en criminal il est confronté à los angeles barbarie dont font preuve les membres du Hamas envers les autres prisonniers palestiniens. À sa libération, mettant constamment sa vie en risk, il devient los angeles pièce maîtresse des prone secrets and techniques israéliens au sein de l'organisation cofondée par son père, un informateur si précieux que son lifestyles n'est connue que d'une poignée de hauts responsables de l'État hébreu.
Agent double au cœur de los angeles poudrière du Proche-Orient, Mosab Hassan Yousef a vécu au plus près, et des deux côtés, les événements de los angeles seconde Intifada. Il livre ici un témoignage inédit sur l. a. répression dans les territoires occupés, l. a. guerre civile qui oppose depuis 1993 les différentes factions palestiniennes, le fonctionnement du Shin wager et l'organisation des attentats-suicides par les terroristes du Hamas.
Si Mosab Hassan Yousef est allé jusqu'à rompre avec ses proches, son peuple et son identité, c'est d'abord pour entraver los angeles spirale infernale des attentats et des représailles. Jamais il n'a touché d'argent en échange et ses informations et son seul yet a toujours été de sauver des vies dans les deux camps – l. a. liste des attentats qu'il a aidé à déjouer, parfois au dernier second, est là pour le prouver.
Document exceptionnel à l'image des Mémoires des plus grands espions, Le Prince vert nous plonge dans le quotidien du peuple palestinien entre désir de paix et sanctification du martyre.

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Cutting Edge (Tom Clancy's Power Plays, Book 6)

By Tom Clancy, Jerome Preisler

WIRED.

 

Africa turns into the conflict flooring in 21st-century struggle. As fiberoptic cable is laid down round the continent, entities struggle to regulate it. One is UpLink Communications, headed by means of Roger Gordian. The pan-African fiberoptic ring is his so much ambitious—and expensive—endeavor thus far. His nemesis, Harlan Devane, is penetrating the community. buying and selling in black industry commodities with terrorists and rogue states, the cable bargains him limitless entry to a most dear product: details. to make sure his good fortune, Devane makes his movement midway around the globe. He hits Gordian the place it hurts—and kidnaps his daughter. Now, Gordian needs to belief his UpLink crew as by no means earlier than, as they try on land and sea to show the tables opposed to Devane…once and for all.

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Borderline

By Allan Stratton

Life's hard for Sami Sabiri, a humorous, gutsy fifteen-year-old caught at a personal college the place he is the one Muslim child. yet issues are approximately to get much worse.

When Sami catches his father in a lie, he will get suspicious . . . and he is not the single one. In a flash, the FBI descends on his domestic and Sami's relatives turns into the guts of a global terrorist research. Now, as his international unravels, Sami needs to give you the chance to avoid wasting his father, his family members, and his life.

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The Rule of Nine: A Paul Madriani Novel (Paul Madriani Novels)

By Steve Martini

“Steve Martini is knowledgeable at solid out of date, gimmick-free storytelling.”
—Steve Berry, writer of The Paris Vendetta

“Take it from a prosecutor—Steve Martini has created the most charismatic safeguard lawyers in mystery fiction.”
—Linda Fairstein, writer of Lethal Legacy

In The Rule of Nine, New York Times bestseller Steve Martini units his well known protagonist, protection lawyer Paul Madriani, at the path of a perilous extremist who’s hellbent on destroying the complete excellent courtroom with one lethal stroke. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette loves Martini’s “richly attention-grabbing characters, masterful plots, and lovely writing,” and his most recent blockbuster is a walk in the park to enthrall Brad Thor and Vince Flynn readers in addition to the ever-growing military of Paul Madriani fans.

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NATO's Secret Army: Operation Gladio and Terrorism in Western Europe (Contemporary Security Studies)

By Daniele Ganser

The CIA and the British mystery carrier MI6, in collaboration with the army alliance NATO and eu army mystery prone organize a community of clandestine anticommunist armies in Western Europe after international struggle II. the key squaddies have been informed on distant islands within the Mediterranean and in unorthodox war facilities in England and within the usa by way of the golf green Berets and SAS detailed Forces. The community was once armed with explosives, laptop weapons and high-tech communique apparatus hidden in underground bunkers and mystery hands caches in forests and mountain meadows. In a few international locations, the key military associated up with right-wing terrorists who in a mystery warfare engaged in political manipulation, harassment of left wing events, massacres, coup d'etats and torture.

Codenamed "Gladio" ('the sword'), the Italian mystery military used to be uncovered in 1990 by means of Italian leading Minister Giulio Andreotti to the Italian Senate, whereupon the clicking referred to the "the top saved, and so much destructive, political-military mystery considering that global battle II" (Observer, 18. November 1990) and saw that "The tale turns out immediately from the pages of a political thriller." (The Times, November 19, 1990). Ever seeing that, so-called 'stay-behind' armies of NATO have additionally been stumbled on in France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxemburg, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, Austria, Greece and Turkey. They have been across the world coordinated via the Pentagon and NATO and had their final recognized assembly within the NATO-linked Allied Clandestine Committee (ACC) in Brussels in October 1990.

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