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Systems Approach to Management of Disasters: Methods and Applications

by Slobodan P. Simonovic

The main goal of this text is to introduce the systems approach to disasters management community as an alternative approach that can provide support for interdisciplinary activities involved in the management...

Hatred at Home

by Andrew Welsh-Huggins

One day in 2002, three friends ? a Somali immigrant, a Pakistan?born U.S. citizen, and a hometown African American ? met in a Columbus, Ohio coffee shop and vented over civilian casualties in the war in Afghanistan....

Ali & Ali

by Marcus Youssef, Guillermo Verdecchia & Camyar Chai

In this sequel to the hilarious and hard-hitting The Adventures of Ali & Ali and the aXes of Evil, the agitprop collaborative team of Camyar Chai, Guillermo Verdecchia, and Marcus Youssef turns its idiosyncratic...

Counterinsurgency in Crisis

by David Ucko, Robert Egnell & Colin Gray

Long considered the masters of counterinsurgency, the British military encountered significant problems in Iraq and Afghanistan when confronted with insurgent violence. In their effort to apply the principles...

National Security and Arms Control in the Age of Biotechnology

by Daniel M. Gerstein

This book accessibly and expertly details the history and implications of the BWC—the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention—a controversial arms control agreement drafted in the 1970’s meant to supplement...

German Jihad

by Guido Steinberg

Since 2007, the German jihadist scene has become Europe's most dynamic, characterized by an extreme anti-Americanism, impressive international networks, and spectacularly effective propaganda. German jihadists...

The Afghan War in 2013: Meeting the Challenges of Transition

by Anthony H. Cordesman, Bryan Gold & Ashley Hess

After more than a decade of fighting in Afghanistan, the United States and its allies are set to transfer security responsibilities to Afghan forces in 2014. This transition poses many challenges, and much will...

The New Pearl Harbor Revisited

by David Ray Griffin

In 2004, David Ray Griffin published The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions about the Bush Administration and 9/11. Translated into several languages, it helped spark a worldwide movement demanding "9/11...

Historical Dictionary of Terrorism

by Stephen Sloan & Sean K. Anderson

The United States Department of Defense defines terrorism as 'the calculated use of unlawful violence or threat of unlawful violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies...

Pastels and Pedophiles

by Mia Bloom & Sophia Moskalenko

Two experts of extremist radicalization take us down the QAnon rabbit hole, exposing how the conspiracy theory ensnared countless Americans, and show us a way back to sanity.

In January 2021, thousands descended...

Invisible Martyrs

by Farhana Qazi

Farhana Qazi draws on her background as a pioneering counterterrorism professional and a devout Muslim to offer an insider's view of what drives girls and women to join radical Islamic movements and how we can...

A Mighty Fortress

by H. A. Covington

The next book of H. A. Covington?s Northwest novel trilogy, A Mighty Fortress picks up where A Distant Thunder left off, and serves as a bridge to the final novel in the series, The Hill of the Ravens. In a...

The Shade of Swords: Jihad and the Conflict between Islam and Christianity

by M.J. Akbar

The Shade of Swords: M.J. Akbar writes the first cohesive history of jihad. From the Prophet Muhammed to the presence of British and American troops in Afghanistan, and more recently in Iraq, Akbar shows how...

The Universal Enemy

by Darryl Li

No contemporary figure is more demonized than the Islamist foreign fighter who wages jihad around the world. Spreading violence, disregarding national borders, and rejecting secular norms, so-called jihadists...

War Party

by Greg Ardé

Cadre deployment means that the ANC and the state are inextricably intertwined. In KwaZulu-Natal, which has long been the powder keg of South Africa, it?s a monster that means people of competing patronage networks...

Pakistan Before and After Osama

by Imtiaz Gul

Explicating the pre- and post-Bin Laden Pakistan, Imtiaz Gul relooks at questions plaguing the nation: Why and how this country became home to the world’s most wanted terrorist? Bin Laden’s escape from the...

26/11 Mumbai Attacked

by Ashish Khetan, Bachi Karkaria, Chris Khetan & George Koshy et al.

Bringing together the careful research and analyses of renowned journalists and police officials, 26/11 Mumbai Attacked explicates the reality behind the brazen attack on India's sovereignty in November 2008...

The Illicit Economy in Turkey

by Mahmut Cengiz & Mitchel P. Roth

This book offers a rare insight into the transnational expansion and various corners of the illicit economy in Turkey including the smuggling of pharmaceuticals, oil, antiquities, drugs, nuclear materials and...

Irregular Soldiers and Rebellious States

by Michael P. Noonan

With the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq seemingly drawing down, and with new calls to focus on the threats of great power competition posed by states such as China and Russia on the rise, what will happen to U.S....

Compassionate Counterterrorism

by Leena Al Olaimy

From purchasing pay-per-view pornography to smoking pot, many so-called Muslim terrorists prove by their actions that they aren't motivated by devotion to religion, Leena Al Olaimy argues. So why do they really...