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Open Access Book – Understanding Post-9/11 Afghanistan: A Critical Insight into Huntington’s Civilizational Approach

A post-Islamic humanist discourse has the potential to carve the way for peace in post-9/11 Afghanistan and vindicate Islam of its denigration in the contemporary world.

The Women of Daesh: Thinking about a Decade of Research on Women, Gender, and Terrorism

The Women of Daesh: Thinking about a Decade of Research on Women, Gender, and Terrorism

So long as gender stereotypes rule our understandings of women’s participation in terrorism, those understandings will necessarily be partial.

The Politicisation of Orientalism: The Mutation of a Paradigm

The Politicisation of Orientalism: The Mutation of a Paradigm

The politicisation of Orientalism by the West had led to a mutation in the paradigm such that it has become not just a manifestation of imperialism but its instrument.

A Political Geographer in New York: Visiting the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

A Political Geographer in New York: Visiting the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

While scholars have spoken about the WTC and its reconstruction, there is more to be said about the way the visitor is enrolled into the material cultures of 9/11.

NATO and Afghanistan: Lessons Learned?

NATO and Afghanistan: Lessons Learned?

At present, the NATO mission in Afghanistan is a failure. Though the Taliban regime was overthrown, violence continues to plague daily life across the country.

Leaving Without Losing: The War on Terror After Iraq and Afghanistan

Leaving Without Losing: The War on Terror After Iraq and Afghanistan

Just as intervening in Afghanistan and Iraq did not lead the United States to victory, neither will withdrawing from these countries. Although the U.S. is likely to endure negative consequences from its disengagement, withdrawal need not mean defeat.

The War on Terror and the Rise of Neo-Orientalism in the 21st Century

The War on Terror and the Rise of Neo-Orientalism in the 21st Century

There is a growing critique of the hegemonic discourse on the ‘War on Terror’ against the backdrop of an overwhelming silence about the impacts of the global WOT on the non-Western and particularly the Muslim world. The new critique is based on: the dominance of ‘state-centric’ perspectives; the pre-eminence of ‘problem-solving’ approaches; and largely ahistorical accounts of terrorism.

International Law and the Bush Doctrine

International Law and the Bush Doctrine

The Bush doctrine took shape throughout the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, developing in various speeches by the President and high ranking staff. This essay considers how the doctrine complimented, or challenged international law.

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