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A Rage for Order

by Robert F. Worth

In 2011, a wave of revolution spread through the Middle East as protesters demanded an end to tyranny, corruption, and economic decay. From Egypt to Yemen, a generation of young Arabs insisted on a new ethos...


Sensitive Security Information, Certified® (SSI) Body of Knowledge

by American Board for Certification in Home

Sensitive security information (SSI) is a category of sensitive but unclassified information under the United States government's information sharing and control rules. SSI plays a crucial role in all types...


New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures

by Ronald J. Kendall, Steven M. Presley & Seshadri S. Ramkumar

A science-based text, New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures presents research that addresses the growing threat of chemical and biological terrorism as well as the need for improvements...


State Fragility Around the World: Fractured Justice and Fierce Reprisal

by Laurie A. Gould & Matthew Pate

Failed and fragile states often govern through the criminalization of otherwise inconsequential or tolerated acts. These weak states also frequently use kidnapping, murder, and other violent or oppressive tactics...


My Journey into the Heart of Terror: Ten Days in the Islamic State

by Jürgen Todenhöfer

An alarming and enlightening first-hand account of what’s really going on behind the borders of the Islamic State.

ISIS, IS, the Islamic State. The name is chilling. The images are horrific. This is a group...


They Say We Are Infidels: On the Run from ISIS with Persecuted Christians in the Middle East

by Mindy Belz

“Everywhere militants were blowing up Christians, their churches, their shops. They threatened them with kidnapping. They promised to take their children. The message to these ‘infidels’: You have no place...


Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War

by Sebastian Gorka

Since September 11, 2001, America has been at war. And that's about all anyone can say with certainty about a conflict that has cost 7,000 American lives and almost $2 trillion. As long as the most basic strategic...


ISIS: A History

by Fawaz A. Gerges

The Islamic State has stunned the world with its savagery, destructiveness, and military and recruiting successes. What explains the rise of ISIS and what does it portend for the future of the Middle East? In...


Answering Jihad and Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus Collection

by Nabeel Qureshi

This collection includes 2 bestselling ebooks from award-winning author Nabeel Qureshi.

Answering Jihad

From New York Times bestselling author and former Muslim Nabeel Qureshi comes this personal, challenging,...


Answering Jihad

by Nabeel Qureshi

From New York Times bestselling author and former Muslim Nabeel Qureshi comes this personal, challenging, and respectful answer to the many questions surrounding jihad, the rise of ISIS, and Islamic terrorism....


The Killing Game

by Mark Bourrie

On January 21, 2015, a pro-ISIS Twitter account reported that John Maguire, a 23-year-old university drop-out from the Ottawa Valley town of Kemptville, had been killed fighting Kurds in the Syrian city of Kobani....


Knowing al-Qaeda: The Epistemology of Terrorism

by Christina Hellmich & Andreas Behnke

Despite a plethora of studies devoted to it, the current understanding of al-Qaeda and the threat it poses remains vague and ambiguous. Is al-Qaeda a rigidly structured organisation, a global network of semi-independent...


The Dynamite Club: How a Bombing in Fin-de-Siècle Paris Ignited the Age of Modern Terror

by John M. Merriman

Distinguished historian John Merriman maintains that the Age of Modern Terror began in Paris on February 12, 1894, when anarchist Emile Henry set off a bomb in the Café Terminus, killing one and wounding twenty...


Failed States and the Origins of Violence: A Comparative Analysis of State Failure as a Root Cause of Terrorism and Political Violence

by Tiffiany Howard

What makes a terrorist? Is an individual inherently predisposed to be attracted to political violence or does exposure to a certain environment desensitize them in such a way that violence represents a viable...


Financing Terrorism: Case Studies

by Michael Freeman

Without money, terrorists cannot function as organizations and cannot conduct attacks. Yet the questions remain, how vulnerable are terrorists to financial disruptions? Can governments put pressure on their...


Terrorism and Counterterrorism

by Brigitte L Nacos

Focusing on the phenomenon of terrorism in the age of ISIS/ISIL, Terrorism and Counterterrorism investigates this form of political violence in an international and American context and in light of new and historical...


United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists

by Peter Bergen

A riveting, panoramic look at “homegrown” Islamist terrorism from 9/11 to the present

 

Since 9/11, more than three hundred Americans—born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere—have...


Small Wars and their Influence on Nation States: 1500 to the Present

by William Urban

After 1500, European warfare was repeatedly revolutionized by new weapons, new methods for supplying armies in the field, improved fortifications and new tactics for taking fortifications. This allowed empires...


Australia's 'war on terror' Discourse

by Kathleen Gleeson

Too often, existing literature has conflated the discourses that enabled the 'War on Terror', ignoring the contextual specificities of the states that make up the 'Coalition of the Willing'. Australia's 'war...


Re-Visioning Terrorism: A Humanistic Perspective

by Elena Coda & Ben Lawton

Re-Visioning Terrorism: A Humanistic Perspective is an interdisciplinary collection of essays that aims to offer a plurality of visions on terrorism, expanding its meaning across time and space and raising new...