Die DDR und der internationale Terrorismus by Matthias Bengtson-Krallert

By Matthias Bengtson-Krallert

Die schon lange Zeit von westlichen Medien und Politikern vermutete Verbindung zwischen der DDR und dem internationalen Terrorismus wurde unmittelbar nach dem Mauerfall zu einer traurigen Gewissheit, deren tatsächliches Ausmaß selbst Experten überraschte. Doch der Kampf gegen den Imperialismus und die westliche Welt vereinte, und so unterstützte der SED-Staat nicht nur vermeintlich „fortschrittliche Kräfte" oder „Befreiungsbewegungen" wie die Palästinensische Befreiungsorganisation (PLO), sondern hatte auch Kontakt zu Terrorgrößen wie Wadi Haddad, Abu Daud, Abu Nidal oder dem overseas gesuchten Top-Terroristen „Carlos". Matthias Bengtson-Krallert beschreibt die engen Kontakte zwischen der DDR-Führung und den Terrorgruppen ihrer Zeit und bezieht dabei auch die Möglichkeiten einer terroristischen Mitverantwortung der DDR bei den West-Berliner Anschlägen auf das französische Kulturzentrum Maison de France (1983) und die Diskothek l. a. Belle (1986) mit ein. Stimmt die those, wonach sich arabische und palästinensische „Terrorgäste" ebenso wie deren Unterstützer einer ostdeutschen Hilfe stets sicher sein durften?

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The Mediterranean Dimension of the European Union's Internal by S. Wolff

By S. Wolff

european inner safeguard issues corresponding to migration, police and judicial cooperation are at the present time a part of ecu international coverage. This publication indicates how these issues dominate the ecu time table in the direction of Mediterranean international locations. Adopting a rational-choice institutionalist technique, it explores ecu coverage and the strategic offerings made after the 2011 Arab revolts.

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The Political Economy of Investment in Syria (Studies in the by Linda Matar

By Linda Matar

Linda Matar examines Syria's failure to advertise employment-generating funding sooner than the rebellion. Tackling the thorny factor of the inapplicability of recent funding concept to a constructing nation, she situates the research of funding in Syria in its old context and examines the socioeconomic constitution and political preconditions that set the process capital accumulation. Matar argues that the category in command of improvement, which oversaw the allocation of assets in the course of the Hafiz and Bashar Assad regimes, induced a obstacle of capital accumulation. Difficult-to-access info and knowledge compiled from fieldwork show how neoliberal reforms didn't construct efficient potential and in its place enriched a number of via non permanent speculative and mercantile ventures. efficient funding in Syria sooner than the rebellion lurched downward, and the foremost similar socio-economic variables undefined. those deteriorating stipulations contributed to the social explosion in 2011. Exploring the bad caliber and volume of funding, this research probes how the cant of the unfastened marketplace served as a veneer in the back of which the institutional judgements distorted source of revenue distribution in a fashion that may unavoidably bring about cave in.

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Political Violence in Context: Time, Space and Milieu by Lorenzo Bosi,Niall Ó Dochartaigh,Daniela Pisoiu

By Lorenzo Bosi,Niall Ó Dochartaigh,Daniela Pisoiu

Context is essential to realizing the explanations of political violence and the shape it takes. This ebook examines how time, area and supportive milieux decisively form the trend and speed of such violence.

While a lot of the paintings during this box makes a speciality of person psychology or radical ideology, Bosi, Ó Dochartaigh, Pisoiu and others take a clean, cutting edge examine the significance of context in producing mobilisation and shaping styles of violence.

The circumstances handled diversity extensively throughout area and time, from Asia, Africa and Europe to the Americas, and from the Irish uprising of 1916 throughout the Marxist insurgency of Sendero Luminoso to the ‘Invisible Commando’ of Côte d’Ivoire. They surround a variety of different types of violence, from separatist guerrillas via Marxist insurgents and Islamist militants to nationalist insurrectionists and the exact sorts of city violence that experience emerged on the boundary among crime and politics.

Chapters supply new theoretical views at the decisive significance of the spatial and temporal contexts, and supportive milieux, within which events to clash are embedded, and from which they draw energy.

'Time, house and milieux have for too lengthy been silences within the study on social hobbies. This so much welcome assortment is helping fill the distance via theoretical reflections and empirical proof, and it contextualizes political violence, recognising the significance of contingency and organisation inside a relational approach.'
Donatella della Porta, eu college Institute

'This is a wonderful quantity which exhibits why, whilst and the way social contexts form the dynamics of violence. Combining theoretical insights with meticulous and extensive ranging empirical experiences from around the world, this publication makes a robust case for the centrality of relational research within the examine of violent conflicts.'
Siniša Malešević, collage collage Dublin

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Research Methods in Critical Security Studies: An by Mark B. Salter,Can E. Mutlu

By Mark B. Salter,Can E. Mutlu

This new textbook surveys new and emergent equipment for doing learn in severe safety experiences, thereby filling a wide hole within the literature of this rising box.

New or serious protection reports is starting to be as a box, yet nonetheless lacks a transparent technique; the varied variety of the most foci of analysis (culture, practices, language, or our bodies) signifies that there's little coherence or dialog among those 4 colleges or ways.

In this ground-breaking choice of clean and emergent voices, new tools in serious protection experiences are explored from a number of views, offering sensible examples of winning study layout and methodologies. Drawing upon their very own stories and tasks, thirty-three authors deal with the subsequent turns over the process six finished sections:

  • Part I: examine Design

  • Part II: The Ethnographic Turn

  • Part III: The perform Turn

  • Part IV: The Discursive Turn

  • Part V: The Corporeal Turn

  • Part VI: the cloth Turn

This booklet might be crucial interpreting for upper-level scholars and researchers within the box of serious protection stories, and of a lot curiosity to scholars of sociology, ethnography and IR.



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Predicting Suicide Attacks: Integrating Spatial, Temporal, by Walter L. Perry,Claude Berrebi,Ryan Andrew Brown,John

By Walter L. Perry,Claude Berrebi,Ryan Andrew Brown,John Hollywood,Amber Jaycocks

As a part of an exploration of the way to foretell what determines the ambitions of suicide assaults, RAND carried out a proof-of-principle research of even if including sociocultural, political, fiscal, and demographic elements could improve the predictive skill of a strategy that involved in geospatial good points. This attempt case occupied with terrorist bombing incidents in Israel, however the findings point out that the method benefits additional exploration.

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The Psychology of Terrorism Fears by Samuel Justin Sinclair,Daniel Antonius

By Samuel Justin Sinclair,Daniel Antonius

The psychology of terrorism, in its most simple shape, is ready worry. even though lecturers proceed to discuss the which means of terrorism, the result for sufferers of terrorism is especially frequently worry and terror. Many learning the consequences of terrorism have centred extra completely on discrete psychopathological constructs, so much of that are clinically established. paradoxically, those paradigms fail to recognize the primacy of easy worry within the context of terrorism, in addition to how worry impacts humans in either optimistic and unfavorable ways-above and past no matter if one meets standards for a medical disorder.

The reasons of this booklet are to unpack the complexity of terrorism fears and to provide a brand new paradigm for figuring out the psychology of terrorism. As such, this e-book offers empirical and theoretical frameworks for figuring out worry as a dynamic technique that motivates and impacts humans on a myriad of degrees, from the person to society at huge. The ebook additionally highlights the ambiguity of the way worry can negatively influence humans and societies, but additionally be a vital strength underlying resilience and post-traumatic development. eventually, The Psychology of Terrorism Fears discusses how society has replaced because of terrorism, and particularly, how our personal platforms for dealing with terrorism may well in reality give a contribution to fear.

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Morte di un presidente: Quello che né lo Stato né le BR by Paolo Cucchiarelli

By Paolo Cucchiarelli


«Perché los angeles verità, cari amici, è più grande di qualsiasi tornaconto. Datemi da una parte milioni di voti e toglietemi dall'altra parte un atomo di verità ed io sarò comunque perdente».
Aldo Moro

«L'Italia è un Paese senza verità. Bisogna rifondare los angeles verità se si vuole rifondare lo stato. Senza l. a. verità su Moro, siamo davvero perduti».
Leonardo Sciascia

Questa inchiesta si propone di dissolvere le ombre che avvolgono il più importante omicidio politico della storia repubblicana, l’assassinio di Aldo Moro. in step with cogliere quell’«evidenza invisibile» segnalata da Leonardo Sciascia già nell’agosto del 1978, Paolo Cucchiarelli ci offre una ricostruzione inedita del caso Moro, fondata sull’analisi dei tanti indizi materiali che raccontano un’altra storia rispetto a quella narrata dai protagonisti della vicenda: le BR, innanzitutto, ma anche i rappresentanti dello Stato, a tutti i livelli e di ogni fazione politica. Pochi e apparentemente insignificanti granelli di sabbia depositati sui vestiti che lo statista indossava il giorno della sua morte conducono il lettore verso los angeles definizione di una trama complessa, ma in grado di demolire il castello di bugie e contraddizioni che negli anni ha reso impossibile l’accertamento della verità, fuori e dentro le aule dei tribunali. Ciò che fino a oggi sembrava incomprensibile o caotico – le allusioni delle lettere di Moro dalla «prigione del popolo», il comportamento paradossale dei suoi carcerieri, le oscillazioni dei politici, il coinvolgimento del Vaticano, della malavita organizzata, di Gladio, della P2, dei servizi segreti statunitensi, e soprattutto l’identità di chi uccise il presidente della DC – appare finalmente chiaro e dotato di saldatura logica. Morte di un Presidente è un libro destinato a miles discutere perché svela quel «segreto» del caso Moro che in troppi, a quasi quarant’anni dai fatti, hanno ancora interesse a difendere.

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The Absent State by Neelesh Misra

By Neelesh Misra

The spiralling situation in Jammu and Kashmir; the Naxalite-Maoist risk that appears intensifying with each passing day; the anxious achieve of proxy governments run through militant teams in Manipur and Nagaland – this day, 1 / 4 of India is being held hostage through violence and anarchy. What has driven the rustic, which has in a different way held jointly via doubtless insurmountable odds long ago, to the sting? Who and what's chargeable for the scenario because it stands at the present time? In a sequence of dispatches from the epicentres of what they name the country’s ‘battle zones’, Neelesh Misra and Rahul Pandita unveil the tensions, frustrations and heartbreaks, and the demanding situations and justifications, which are daily realities in those areas. Civil directors discuss the common misappropriation of improvement cash in tribal and distant parts; defense and police group of workers describe severe confrontations within the face of insufficient education and gear; insurgent ranks and previous insurgents display how unemployment, loss of schooling and rampant exploitation have fuelled their defiance opposed to the institution and inspired secessionist actions; self-styled vigilantes assert their have to offer what they give thought to ‘security’ and ‘justice’ in components that experience noticeable little of both. And, on the middle of the on-going turmoil, usual humans mourn the lack of their family – to hunger, loss of healthcare amenities and militancy – whilst they voice their call for to be heard. The tales are many; the solid diversified. but, jointly, they current an alarming photograph of systemic failure at the a part of the Indian country. A effective reminder of the errors that the govt. of India can't have the funds for to copy, The Absent nation is a piece of significant importance – an important learn for somebody who desires to make experience of the tumult of our times.

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