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Countering Global Terrorism and Insurgency, Calculating the Risk of State Failure in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq, by N. Underhill

Summary
Explores current debates around religious extremism as a means to understand and re-think the connections between terrorism, insurgency and state failure. Using case studies of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq, she develops a better understanding of the underlying causes and conditions necessary for terrorism and insurgency to occur
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Preface; 1 Understanding Terrorism, Insurgency, and State Failure; The problems of defining terrorism; What are the most common types of terrorism?; Insurgency; The problems of defining insurgency; What are the most common types of insurgency?; State failure; Defining and understanding state failure; Assessing and ranking a failed states; Summary; 2 Assessing the Connections between State Failure, Insurgency, and Terrorism; Failed states, terrorism, and insurgency: what are the connections?; State failure = a terrorist/insurgent threat?; Summary
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
1st ed. 2014.
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (261 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781137383716

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