Post Tagged with: "counterterrorism"

Interview – Loretta Napoleoni

Interview – Loretta Napoleoni

Loretta Napoleoni discusses the finances of terror networks, the challenge of countering ISIS, and the attraction of China’s economic model for developing countries.

Interview – Max Abrahms

Interview – Max Abrahms

Max Abrahms defends his proposition that terrorism is a losing tactic, reflects on the varying motives behind terrorism, and suggests an approach for countering ISIS.

Review – Confessions of a Terrorist: A Novel

Review – Confessions of a Terrorist: A Novel

Jackson’s radical use of a fictional format to examine orthodox terrorism studies allows him to explore the terrorist figure and its debated legitimacy in a unique way.

EU Counterterrorism Policy: A Paper Tiger?

EU Counterterrorism Policy: A Paper Tiger?

On paper, EU counterterrorism policy looks impressive. However, the success of this requires an assessment of the available legal instruments and institutional structures at all levels.

Interview – Nick Pratt

Interview – Nick Pratt

Colonel Nick Pratt discuses successful counter-insurgency practices, the Obama administration’s drone program, women terrorists, and future international security threats.

The Myth of George W. Bush’s Foreign Policy Revolution

The Myth of George W. Bush’s Foreign Policy Revolution

The dominant theme in the literature on the War on Terror is the assumption that the war and its discourses originated with the Bush administration. However, the War on Terror can actually be traced to earlier administrations, specifically those of Reagan and Clinton.

After Beslan: Changes in Russia’s Counterterrorism Policy

After Beslan: Changes in Russia’s Counterterrorism Policy

The Beslan crisis had an immediate impact on Moscow’s counterterrorism policy but also had considerable broader political implications. It became a trigger for ambitious reforms and will shape features of Russia’s policies for years to come.

Targeted Killing: The Limits of Power

Targeted Killing: The Limits of Power

Targeted killing is a legal, legitimate and effective form of active self-defense provided it is conducted in accordance with international law, morality and a narrow definition of legitimate target.

Counterterrorism: altering international norms in the twenty-first century

Counterterrorism: altering international norms in the twenty-first century

Twenty-first century counterterrorism is affecting key global norms and institutions. It forms part of a trend emerging in the international security agenda that seeks to alter existing structures, norms and institution to favour the objectives of powerful actors in the contemporary security environment.

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