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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 21st 2010 by Routledge

  2. Armed Groups and the Balance of Power

    The International Relations of Terrorists, Warlords and Insurgents

    By Anthony Vinci

    Series: LSE International Studies Series

    This new book provides a framework for understanding the international relations of armed groups, including terrorist organizations, insurgencies and warlords, which play an increasingly important role in the international system. Specifically, the book argues that such groups can be...

    Published May 27th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Women and Political Violence

    Female Combatants in Ethno-National Conflict

    By Miranda Alison

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book directly challenges the stereotype that women are inherently peaceable by examining female combatants’ involvement in ethno-national conflicts. Drawing upon empirical case studies of Sri Lanka and Northern Ireland, this study explores the ways in which women have traditionally been...

    Published May 16th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The De-Radicalization of Jihadists

    Transforming Armed Islamist Movements

    By Omar Ashour

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book is the first detailed study of the causes of de-radicalization in armed Islamist movements. It is based on frontline research that includes interviews with Jihadist leaders, mid-ranking commanders, and young sympathizers, as well as former security and intelligence officers and state...

    Published April 30th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Counterinsurgency

    Doctrine, operations, and challenges

    Edited by Thomas Rid, Thomas Keaney

    This textbook offers an accessible introduction to counterinsurgency operations, a key aspect of modern warfare. Featuring essays by some of the world’s leading experts on unconventional conflict, both scholars and practitioners, the book discusses how modern regular armed forces react, and should...

    Published April 16th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Islamist Militancy in Bangladesh

    A Complex Web

    By Ali Riaz

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In an unprecedented show of force, organization and skill, two proscribed Islamist militant organizations exploded more than 450 bombs within a span of less than an hour throughout Bangladesh on 17 August 2005 sending a strong message that they were a force to be reckoned with. This...

    Published April 8th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Multilateral Counter-Terrorism

    The global politics of cooperation and contestation

    By Peter Romaniuk

    Series: Global Institutions

    Contemporary terrorism is a global phenomenon requiring a globalized response. In this book Peter Romaniuk aims to assess to what extent states seek multilateral responses to the threats they face from terrorists. Providing a concise history and a clear discussion of current patterns of...

    Published March 12th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Homeland Security Dilemma

    Fear, Failure and the Future of American Insecurity

    By Frank P. Harvey

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book explores the paradox of the ‘security dilemma’ in International Relations, as applied to the post-9/11 context of homeland security. The book's central argument can be summed up by the following counterintuitive thesis: the more security you have, the more security you will need. It...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Psychology of Strategic Terrorism

    Public and Government Responses to Attack

    By Ben Sheppard

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This new volume explores terrorism and strategic terror, examining how the public responds to terrorist attacks, and what authorities can do in such situations. The book uses a unique interdisciplinary approach, which combines the behavioural sciences and international relations, in order to...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  10. The International Politics of Mass Atrocities

    The Case of Darfur

    Edited by David R. Black, Paul D. Williams

    Series: Security and Governance

    The ongoing crisis in Darfur, Sudan has stimulated a huge amount of political and academic interest across the world. The crisis has been both reflective and constitutive of key areas of contestation and change within contemporary international society. This book examines the crisis in Darfur as...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge