The Resource Armed groups : studies in national security, counterterrorism, and counterinsurgency, Jeffrey H. Norwitz, editor

Armed groups : studies in national security, counterterrorism, and counterinsurgency, Jeffrey H. Norwitz, editor

Label
Armed groups : studies in national security, counterterrorism, and counterinsurgency
Title
Armed groups
Title remainder
studies in national security, counterterrorism, and counterinsurgency
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey H. Norwitz, editor
Contributor
Editor
Issuing body
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discussion of armed groups which are considered to include classic insurgents, terrorists, guerrillas, militias, police agencies, criminal organizations, war-lords, privatized military organizations, mercenaries, pirates, drug cartels, apocalyptic religious extremists, orchestrated rioters and mobs, and tribal factions. To study armed groups use of history, political science, anthropology, sociology, theology, and economics are traditional areas of research. The book also delves into matters of ethics, technology, intelligence, education, the law, diplomacy, military science, and even mythology. The book is divided into five sections: History and armed groups, Present context and environment, Religion and inspiration, thinking differently about armed groups, the shape of things to come
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
355.02/18
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6431
LC item number
.A757 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Armed groups : studies in national security, counterterrorism, and counterinsurgency, Jeffrey H. Norwitz, editor
Publication
Distribution
Note
Shipping list no.: 2008-0454-P
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Admiral Stansfield Turner -- Introduction / Jeffrry H. Norvitz -- History and Armed Groups -- Pirates, Vikings, and Teutonic Knights / Peter T. Underwood -- The Italian Red Brigades (1969-1984): Political Revolution and Threats to the State / Paul J. Smith -- Armed Conflict in Cambodia and the UN Response / Carole Garrison -- Armed Groups and Diplomacy: East Timor's FRETILIN Guerrillas / Gene Christy -- Adapting to a Changing Environment-The Irish Republican Army as an Armed Group / Timothy D. Hoyt -- Pseudo Operations -- A Double-Edged Sword of Counterinsurgency / Theodore L. Gatchel -- Present Context and Environment -- The Threat to the Maritime Domain: How Real Is the Terrorist Threat? / Rohan Gunaratna -- Armed Groups and the Law / Craig H. Allen -- Globalization and the Transformation of Armed Groups / Querine H. Hanlon -- Is It Possible to Deter Armed Groups? / Yosef Kuperwasser / Sanctuary: The Geopolitics of Terrorism and Insurgency / Mackubin Thomas Owens -- Small Wars Are Local: Debunking Current Assumptions about Countering Small Armed Groups / Peter Curry -- Piracy and the Exploitation of Sanctuary / Maltin N. Murphy -- Domestic Terrorism: Forgotten, But Not Gone / Edward J. Valla and Gregory Comcowich -- The Threat of Armed Street Gangs in America / Edward J. Maggio -- Prosecuting Homegrown Extremists: Case Study of the Virginia "Paintball Jihad" Cell / Steven Emerson -- Religion as Inspiration -- Armed with the Power of Religion: Not Just a War of Ideas / Pauletta Otis -- Arming for Armageddon: Myths and Motivations of Violence in American Christian Apocalypticism / Timothy J. Demy -- Glory in Defeat and Other Islamist Ideologies / Mehrdad Mozayyan -- Thinking Differently about Armed Groups -- The Erosion of Constraints in Armed-Group Warfare: Bloody Tactics and Vulnerable Targets / Andrea J. Dew -- Knowledge Transfer and Shared Learning among Armed Groups / James J.F. Forest -- The "Memory of War": Tribes and the Legitimate Use of Force in Iraq / Montgomery McFate -- Terrorist or Freedom Fighter? Tyrant or Guardian? / Derek S. Reveron and Jeffrey Stevenson Murer -- Disrupting and Influencing Leaders of Armed Groups / Elena Mastors and Jeffrey H. Norwitz -- Armed Groups through the Lens of Anthropology / David W. Kriebel -- The Shape of Things to Come -- Children on the Battlefield: The Breakdown of Moral Norms / P.W. Singer -- The "New Silk Road" of Terrorism and Organized Crime: The Key to Countering the Terror-Crime Nexus / Russell D. Howard and Colleen M. Traughber -- Shari'a Financing and the Corning Ummah / Rachel Ehrenfeld and Alyssa A. Lappen -- Terrorism as an International Security Problem / Martha Crenshaw -- Takin' It to the Streets: Hydra Networks, Chaos Strategies, and the "New" Asymmetry / P.H. Liotta -- Virtual Sanctuary Enables Global Insurgency / Richard Shultz -- Armed Groups: Changing the Rules / T.X. Hammes -- Appendix: United Nations Guidelines on Humanitarian Negotiations with Armed Groups / United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Control code
ocn891395228
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (502 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781935352266
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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.b32116743
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891395228
  • pebcs1935352261
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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