Post Tagged with: "Terrorism"

10th Anniversary Interview – Cynthia Enloe

10th Anniversary Interview – Cynthia Enloe

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

The Separability of Jihad

The Separability of Jihad

It may be in the social origins of the psychology of jihad, rather than in foreign policy, that we might best begin some meaningful work on exploring this phenomenon.

A New Age of Violence: Terrorism as an Asymmetrical and ‘Existential Threat’

A New Age of Violence: Terrorism as an Asymmetrical and ‘Existential Threat’

The process of terrorism morphing from a violent asymmetrical-threat to an asymmetrical- and existential-threat, signals a profound change in its trajectory.

Afghanistan: A Subaltern State Suffering from Terrorism

Afghanistan: A Subaltern State Suffering from Terrorism

The process of eliminating the influence of Taliban and other groups in Afghanistan remains slow, as the country’s economic and political development is still chaotic.

Strategy Not Sacrilege: State Terrorism as an Element of Foreign Policy

Strategy Not Sacrilege: State Terrorism as an Element of Foreign Policy

Relying on case studies of Pakistan and the U.S., this essay argues that the state’s use of terrorism be more fully integrated into the study of foreign policy.

Back to the Future? Martial Law and the Peace Processes in the Philippines

Back to the Future? Martial Law and the Peace Processes in the Philippines

Military rule and restrictive measures towards civilians will spark more discontent and violence in Mindanao, meaning that peace is unlikely to happen anytime soon.

The Next Front in a Very Long War

The Next Front in a Very Long War

War memorials are ways in which nations define the conflict for posterity and thus are intensely political in presence and purpose.

Revenge of Zarqawi: The Islamic State Attacks in Iran

Revenge of Zarqawi: The Islamic State Attacks in Iran

From its inception, the Islamic State has focused on the Shi’a as the main enemy. The attack in Iran may serve to increase tensions in the already volatile Middle East.

Russians as Terrorist Victims

Russians as Terrorist Victims

If we are ever to co-exist in peace and with mutual understanding with Russia, we could begin by signalling that Russian victims of terrorism are no less important than others.

A Critical Geopolitical Analysis of Elite’s Responses to Terrorist Attacks

A Critical Geopolitical Analysis of Elite’s Responses to Terrorist Attacks

Critical analysis is a valuable geopolitical framework to deconstruct, embody and historicize the features of the polarized world emerging from the Paris attacks.

Review – Fauda

Review – Fauda

At once familiar and revelatory for television-watching audiences, Fauda is one of the most realistic artistic portrayals of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict available.

Understanding Post-9/11 Afghanistan

Understanding Post-9/11 Afghanistan

A humanistic re-interpretation of the Quran would be a crucial step towards vindicating Islam against its distortion and demonisation by hegemonic aspirants.

Transnational Terrorism

Transnational Terrorism

Terrorist groups are products of their time and, just everyday citizens, live in a globalised world. They are both shaped by globalisation and contribute to it by their actions.

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