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Author LAST, EDWARD D

Title STRATEGIC CULTURE AND VIOLENT NON-STATE ACTORS a comparative study of salafi-jihadist groups
Published [Place of publication not identified] ROUTLEDGE, 2020

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Description 1 online resource
Series Contemporary Terrorism Studies
Contemporary terrorism studies.
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of figures -- List of tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- List of acronyms -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb -- Violent non-state actors -- Strategic culture -- Ethnocentrism -- Sources of strategic culture -- Strategic cultural change -- Conclusion -- Note -- References -- Chapter 2: Strategic narrative and strategic practices -- Introduction -- Strategic narrative -- Character -- Strategic practices -- Conclusion -- References
Chapter 3 :Strategic narrative of Al-Qaida -- Introduction -- Historical context -- Characters and plot -- Themes -- Neocolonialism -- Defensive Jihad -- Retribution, reciprocity & collateral damage -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 4: Strategic practices of Al-Qaida -- Introduction -- Asymmetric warfare -- Punishment, provocation and agitation -- Outsourcing violence -- Assassination -- Bombings -- Suicide attacks -- Embassy bombings (1998) -- Maritime suicide bombings -- 9/11 Attacks -- Djerba bombing 2002 -- Mombasa attacks 2002 -- Istanbul bombings 2003
7/7 London bombings 2005 -- Conclusion -- Note -- References -- Chapter 5: Strategic narrative of the GSPC-AQIM -- Introduction -- Historical context -- Characters and plot -- Themes -- Intelligence plots -- Betrayal of the revolution and defiance against reconciliation -- Solidarity with Al-Qaida and fellow jihadists -- Regionalization of the narrative -- Revanchism and restoring Islamic rule -- Colonialism and neocolonialism -- Defensive jihad -- Victimhood and retribution -- Martyrdom -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6: Strategic practices of the GSPC-AQIM -- Introduction -- Insurgency
Ambush -- Raid -- Bombing and sabotage -- Suicide bombing -- Assassination -- Kidnapping and ruse -- Regionalization -- Niger -- Mauritania -- Mali -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 7: Strategic cultural comparison -- Introduction -- Strategic culture -- Characters -- Themes -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: Conclusion -- References -- Appendix: The Maghrebi guerrilla tradition -- Abd al-Qadir and the French Invasion -- Umar al-Mukhtar and the Italian-Sanusi Wars -- Abd al-Karim and the Rif War -- Organisation Sp├ęciale -- Algerian War of Independence (1954-1962)
Mustapha Bouyali -- Armed Islamic Group (GIA) -- References -- Index
Subject Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.
Qaida (Organization)
Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.
Qaida (Organization)
Terrorism -- Africa, North
Terrorism -- Middle East
Islamic fundamentalism -- Africa, North
Islamic fundamentalism -- Middle East
Strategic culture -- Middle East
Non-state actors (International relations) -- Middle East
Islamic fundamentalism.
Non-state actors (International relations)
Strategic culture.
Terrorism.
Middle East.
North Africa.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781000163582
100016358X
9781000163728
1000163725
1000163652
9780429274510
9781000163650
0429274513