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  1. The Kurdish Conflict

    International Humanitarian Law and Post-Conflict Mechanisms

    By Kerim Yildiz, Susan Breau

    This book is highly topical considering the recent resurgence of violence by the PKK, the incursions into Northern Iraq by the Turkish army and security forces and Turkey's EU accession negotiations. Turkey has become an increasingly important player in Middle Eastern geopolitics. More than two...

    Published June 20th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Climate Conflict

    How Global Warming Threatens Security and What to Do about It

    By Jeffrey Mazo

    Series: Adelphi series

    Climate change has been a key factor in the rise and fall of societies and states from prehistory to the recent fighting in the Sudanese state of Darfur. It drives instability, conflict and collapse, but also expansion and reorganisation. The ways cultures have met the climate challenge provide...

    Published March 21st 2010 by Routledge

  3. Conflict and Insurgency in the Contemporary Middle East

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Series: Middle Eastern Military Studies

    Political violence and instability in the Middle East is arguably the world's most important political issue. The region is certainly the globe's leading area for turmoil, war, and violence; and its conflicts have continuously involved Western countries both directly and indirectly. This book...

    Published February 27th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Israel's Wars

    A History since 1947, 3rd Edition

    By Ahron Bregman

    Series: Warfare and History

    Since its foundation, the state of Israel has endured almost constant violence. Israel's Wars is a fascinating and essential insight into the turbulent history of this troubled country. From the 1947–8 Jewish-Palestinian struggle for mastery of the land of Palestine to the on-going Al-Aqsa...

    Published December 1st 2009 by Routledge

  5. Israeli Counter-Insurgency and the Intifadas

    Dilemmas of a Conventional Army

    By Sergio Catignani

    Series: Middle Eastern Military Studies

    This volume analyzes the conduct of the Israel Defence Forces’ (IDF) counter-insurgency operations during the two major Palestinian uprisings (1987-1993 and 2000-2005) in the Territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. It employs primary and secondary resources to produce a comprehensive analysis...

    Published November 26th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Muslims in the West after 9/11

    Religion, Politics and Law

    Edited by Jocelyne Cesari

    Series: Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

    This book is the first systematic attempt to study the situation of European and American Muslims after 9/11, and to present a comprehensive analysis of their religious, political, and legal situations. Since 9/11, and particularly since the Madrid and London bombings of 2004 and 2005, the Muslim...

    Published November 17th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The United States, International Law, and the Struggle against Terrorism

    By Thomas McDonnell

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    This book discusses the critical legal issues raised by the US responses to the terrorist threat, analyzing the actions taken by the Bush administration during the so-called "War on Terrorism" and their compliance with international law. Thomas McDonnell highlights specific topics of legal interest...

    Published October 26th 2009 by Routledge

  8. War in Iraq

    Planning and Execution

    Edited by Thomas G. Mahnken, Thomas A. Keaney

    Series: Strategy and History

    This volume provides a collection of insightful essays on all phases of the Iraq War: both US-led major combat operations to defeat the Ba’athist regime as well as efforts to reconstruct the country and defeat the insurgency. Written by leading scholars on the Iraq War, many of whom have practical...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Territorial Conflicts in World Society

    Modern Systems Theory, International Relations and Conflict Studies

    Edited by Stephen Stetter

    Series: New International Relations

    By bringing into dialogue modern systems theory and international relations, this text provides theoretically innovative and empirically rich perspectives on conflicts in world society. This collection contrasts Niklas Luhmann’s theory of world society in modern systems theory with more classical...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Dilemmas of Statebuilding

    Confronting the contradictions of postwar peace operations

    Edited by Roland Paris, Timothy D. Sisk

    Series: Security and Governance

    This book explores the contradictions that emerge in international statebuilding efforts in war-torn societies. Since the end of the Cold War, more than 20 major peace operations have been deployed to countries emerging from internal conflicts. This book argues that international efforts to...

    Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge