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Al-Shabaab in SomaliaThe History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

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

Stig Jarle Hansen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327874
eISBN:
9780199388103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores the history of the Somalia based Al Harakat Al Shabaab from 2005 to 2012, offering the first in-detail history of one of the most important Al-Qaeda affiliates today and the first ... More

Heading EastSecurity, Trade, and Environment between India and Southeast Asia

Heading East: Security, Trade, and Environment between India and Southeast Asia

Karen Stoll Farrell and Sumit Ganguly (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467242
eISBN:
9780199087143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467242.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Security Studies

The end of the Cold War and economic liberalization in India marked a new turn in Indian diplomacy. The ‘Look East’ policy promulgated in the early 1990s entailed several strategic and economic ... More

Islamist Terrorism in EuropeA History

Islamist Terrorism in Europe: A History

Petter Nesser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190264024
eISBN:
9780190638566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264024.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The book provides a comprehensive account of Islamist terrorism in Europe from 1994 until 2015, and a detailed background for understanding the current and future threat. In contrast to existing ... More

Policing AfghanistanThe Politics of the Lame Leviathan

Policing Afghanistan: The Politics of the Lame Leviathan

Antonio Giustozzi and Mohammed Isaqzadeh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327942
eISBN:
9780199388042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327942.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Policing is not a popular topic of serious scholarly research. Although a vast literature on policing exists, it is mostly technical in nature and only rarely analytical. Even the police forces of ... More

Social Science Goes to WarThe Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan

Social Science Goes to War: The Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan

Montgomery McFate and Janice H. Laurence (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190216726
eISBN:
9780190492137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190216726.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The Human Terrain System (HTS) was catapulted into existence in 2006 by the US military's urgent need for knowledge of the human dimension of the battlespace in Iraq and Afghanistan. Its centrepiece ... More

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