New PDF release: Defying Jihad: The Dramatic True Story of a Woman Who

By Esther Ahmad,Craig Borlase

If you actually love Allah, you are going to die for him.
Your dying will suggest a lot gift for you and your loved ones in heaven.
Only dying will turn out your love.

It was once the ultimate try out. an opportunity to win not just the affection of Allah, however the love of her father—something she had by no means been in a position to earn. Esther took a deep breath and raised her hand within the air. on the age of eighteen, she had simply volunteered to develop into a suicide bomber.

Defying Jihad is the real tale of a woman becoming up lower than radical Islamic rule, knowledgeable to think her final objective was once to serve Allah via loss of life as a jihadist. yet nights earlier than she was once to go away without end, she had a dream . . . one who could switch the process her destiny.

Against all odds, Esther turned a follower of Jesus—even notwithstanding leaving Islam intended her demise sentence. yet instead of kill her instantly, Esther’s livid father challenged her to a chain of public debates with Muslim students: the Bible as opposed to the Quran. If Esther gained, she may well but live to tell the tale. but when the Muslim clerics received, Esther needs to surrender her Christian religion. for a whole month—if she lived that long—Esther will be introduced earlier than the mob day-by-day to safeguard her newfound religion. may God supply her the phrases to argue opposed to Muslim leaders, former acquaintances, or even her personal family?

Defying Jihad is an awesome tale of a lady ready to give up serious about Jesus—and whose lifestyles remodeled from terror to overwhelming love.

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Anne Ameri-Siemens's Ein Tag im Herbst: Die RAF, der Staat und der Fall Schleyer PDF

By Anne Ameri-Siemens

Darf der Staat Menschenleben gegeneinander abwägen? Anne Ameri-Siemens’ ergreifende Chronik des Deutschen Herbstes

Die Tage des Deutschen Herbstes haben sich in das kollektive Gedächtnis gebrannt. Anne Ameri-Siemens erzählt aus verschiedensten Perspektiven, wie der Terror 1977 ein ganzes Land durchdrang und dann, nach der Entführung Hanns Martin Schleyers, die Bundesregierung unter Helmut Schmidt vor die furchtbare substitute stellte: entweder Gefangene freizulassen oder den Tod der Geisel in Kauf zu nehmen. Anne Ameri-Siemens, eine der besten Kennerinnen der Zeit, hat zahlreiche, höchst unterschiedliche Zeitzeugen befragt. Damals politisch Verantwortliche kommen ebenso zu Wort wie Hanns-Eberhard Schleyer; ehemalige RAF-Anwälte ebenso wie Angehörige der Opfer, Polizisten und die Bewacher der RAF-Gefangenen in Stammheim. Das Buch setzt die Menschen, die berichten, in den Kontext ihrer Zeit, lässt die Atmosphäre des Deutschen Herbstes in einzigartiger Weise lebendig werden – Wochen, in denen Politiker im Krisenstab auch severe Lösungen zur Rettung Schleyers diskutierten. Auf diese Weise erzählt «Ein Tag im Herbst» die ganze Geschichte des Terrorjahres 1977, das einmalig struggle und geblieben ist – und die Geschichte der Bundesrepublik bis heute verändert hat.

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Read e-book online The Psychology of Terrorism (Political Violence) PDF

By John Horgan

This new version of John Horgan's severely acclaimed publication is totally revised and expanded.



The e-book provides a serious research of our latest wisdom and figuring out of terrorist psychology. regardless of the on-going look for a terrorist pathology, the main insightful and evidence-based learn so far not just illustrates the inability of any identifiable psychopathology in terrorists, yet demonstrates how frighteningly 'normal' and unremarkable in mental phrases are those that interact in terrorist task. by way of generating a clearer map of the methods that impinge upon the person terrorist, a unique form of terrorist psychology emerges, one that has clearer implications for efforts at countering and disrupting violent extremism in modern-day world.



In this 2d version, Horgan additional develops his method of the arc of terrorism by means of delving deeper into his IED version of Involvement, Engagement and Disengagement – the 3 levels of terrorism skilled through each terrorist. Drawing on new and fascinating learn from the prior decade, with new info from interviews with terrorists starting from al-Qaeda to left-wing revolutionaries, biographies and autobiographies of former terrorists, and insights from ancient and modern terrorist assaults on account that 2005, Horgan provides a completely revised and elevated version of his signature textual content.



This new version of The Psychology of Terrorism can be crucial analyzing for college kids of terrorism and political violence, and counterterrorism experiences, and instructed for forensic psychology, criminology, foreign safeguard and IR in general.


 

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New PDF release: Media Representations of September 11 (Crime, Media, and

By Steven Chermak Ph.D.,Frankie Y. Bailey Ph.D.,Michelle Brown

The terrorist assaults on September eleventh have been distinctive and exceptional in lots of methods, however the day will stand in our stories quite due to our skill to observe the spectacle spread. The blazing towers crumbling into dirt, black smoke emerging from the Pentagon, the unrecognizable continues to be of a fourth plane in a quiet Pennsylvania field—these photos, whereas annoying and surreal, supply a huge car for interdisciplinary discussion inside media reports, exhibiting us how bad nationwide failures are depicted in numerous media. each one contributor to this quantity bargains a clean, enticing viewpoint on how the media remodeled the 9-11 main issue into an ideological travel de strength, reading why convinced readings of those occasions have been most well liked, and discussing the importance of these most well liked meanings.

Yet the participants don't restrict themselves to such usual information mediums equivalent to newspapers and tv. This anthology additionally covers comedian books, songs, advertisements, websites, and different non-traditional media retailers. utilizing quite a lot of interdisciplinary ways, members discover such issues because the period of time devoted to insurance, how the assaults have been awarded within the usa and in another country, how conflicting viewpoints have been addressed, and the way a number of inventive shops handled the tragedy. providing a distinct method of a subject matter of putting up with curiosity and value, this quantity casts a brand new gentle on issues of that day.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Politics of Security in Modern Russia (Post-Soviet by Mark Galeotti

By Mark Galeotti

The Putin period observed a amazing 'securitization' of politics, anything that he has bequeathed to his selected successor, Dmitry Medvedev. The omens from the early days of the Medvedev presidency were combined, marked either through much less confrontational rhetoric in the direction of the West and by means of battle with Georgia and persevered re-armament. Has the Medvedev new release realized the teachings not only from the Soviet period but in addition from the Yeltsin and Putin presidencies, or will protection stay the basis of Russian international and household coverage? totally updated to mirror the evolving Medvedev presidency, the 2008 Georgian battle and the effect of the commercial downturn, this quantity is a miles wanted aim and balanced exam of the ways that protection has performed and keeps to play a valuable position in modern Russian politics. the combo of unique scholarship with vast empirical examine makes this quantity a useful source for all scholars and researchers of Russian politics and defense affairs.

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Read e-book online American Global Strategy and the 'War on Terrorism' PDF

By Professor Hall Gardner

Contemporary overseas occasions, and certainly even the U.S. presidential election, exhibit the continued want for debate and discourse over the path and emphases people overseas policy.

Following the good fortune of the unique hardback book, this revised and up to date paperback re-conceptualizes the 'war on terrorism' and analyzes the character of yankee family and overseas policy-making in the context of ancient and structural constraints upon US coverage. American worldwide procedure and the 'War on Terrorism' addresses a variety of issues which are the most important to realizing the 9-11 trouble and to formulating an affective American and worldwide overseas and protection coverage to accommodate that problem. This learn could be learn by way of modern coverage makers and students of overseas policy.

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Read e-book online The Enemy Within: Terror, Lies, and the Whitewashing of Omar PDF

By Ezra Levant

A arguable examine the headline-making tale of the final Western prisoner at Guantanamo Bay and the bigger implications to nationwide protection, justice, and overseas relations.
 
Omar Khadr is the final Western prisoner on the Guantanamo Bay detention centre. He has been held on the American naval base in view that October 2002, accused of killing a U.S. sergeant in Afghanistan. Khadr used to be fifteen on the time. His defence crew argued that their shopper was once a toddler soldier and may be handled as a sufferer. After numerous years of procedural wrangling, Khadr went prior to a U.S. army courtroom. In October, he pled in charge, in an contract that enables him to be transferred to Canada after one year.
 
This arguable new e-book may be released to coincide with Omar Khadr's go back to Canada in overdue 2011. it is going to comprise stunning information regarding the Khadr relations, Khadr's mental overview, and his trial that has frequently been overlooked within the mainstream media. hard the normal knowledge concerning the Khadr case, The Enemy Within is a provocative examine the definition of "child soldier," lifestyles at Guantanamo Bay, the media assurance of the case, a tainted plea cut price, and the Canadian government's plan for Omar Khadr's rehabilitation upon his go back to Canada.
 
In this hard-hitting publication, Ezra Levant additionally makes use of Khadr's tale to deal with higher questions on how Canadians view immigration, terrorism, legislations and justice, and Canada's courting with the United States.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download e-book for iPad: Las dos Españas: Terror and Crisis in Contemporary Spain by Nicholas Managanas

By Nicholas Managanas

the assumption of a divided Spain, the place one part is opposed to the opposite part, dates again a minimum of to the 19th-century. The narrative of las dos Españas is clear throughout many political and ancient debates working within the Spanish country, and contemporarily it shadows and informs nationwide matters from Catalan independence to the instructing of heritage in faculties. however it is such a lot polemical in debates in regards to the factor of terror in all its manifestations. Las dos Españas takes a multidisciplinary procedure in knowing narratives of terror in modern Spain, in an try and contextualize terrorism socially and politically, in addition to ideologically.

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