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The Prince of Counterterrorism: Washington's favorite Saudi, Muhammad bin Nayef, is the scourge of al-Qaida and Iran but no friend of those who want to see major reforms in the kingdom

by Bruce Riedel

In The Prince of Counterterrorism, Brookings Senior Fellow Bruce Riedel tells the story of Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef (MBN) and his contributions to the security of the kingdom and the Arab world. In the spring of 2015, King Salman removed his brother from the line of succession, and chose instead  his nephew, MBN, as his heir. Riedel explains why this decision is critical for the U.S. as MBN has been America's closest Saudi ally in the fight against terrorism, even helping to thwart attacks from al-Qaida on the U.S. However, while MBN's leadership is critical in countering the growth of groups like al-Qaida and ISIS, Riedel shows why he is unlikely to support social reforms within the kingdom.THE BROOKINGS ESSAY: In the spirit of its commitment to high-quality...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Freedom & Security, International, Terrorism
Size: 19 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 September 2017 onward  

Al-Qaeda & Islamic State: History, Doctrine, Modus Operandi and U.S. Strategy to Degrade and Defeat Terrorism Conducted in the Name of Sunni Islam: Sunni ... Recommendations for U.S. Government

by Paul Kamolnick and Strategic Studies Institute

Dr. Kamolnick's book is a meticulously documented investigation and comparison of the al-Qaeda and the Islamic State across three key strategically relevant dimensions: essential doctrine, beliefs, and worldview; strategic concept, including terrorist modus operandi; and in the final chapter, specific implications, and recommendations for current U.S. Government policy and strategy.Contents: Belief-System, Creed, Worldview, DoctrineThe Al-Qaeda Organization Sunni Islamic OrthodoxySunni-Salafism/"Fundamentalism"The Muwahhidun/Wahhabism/Salafi-Wahhabism Muslim Brotherhood-Salafi-WahhabiThe "Base of the Jihad"; Al-QaedaFrom Qa'idat Al-Jihad to Bin LadenismFrom Bin Ladenism Back to Qa'idat Al-JihadPost-Arab Spring Qa'idat Al-Jihad"What is Qa'idat Al-Jihad?" In a Nutshell:Fazul Abdullah and Ada...

Genre: History, Military, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Freedom & Security, Terrorism
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 September 2017 onward  

TERRORISM AND NIGERIA: The Boko Haram Scourge

by Janvier Tchouteu and Janvier T. Chando

In this account on the specter of Islamic Fundamentalism with its jihadist strain that is haunting Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and the broader Lake Chad Basin, we are presented with an insight into terror, how it influences a group that uses a twisted notion of religion and history to justify its dehumanizing acts and the reaction it is getting from the rest of the civilized world.

Smooth flowing and deep in analysis and presentation of facts, it provides a platform on ways the countries can overcome terrorism, division and incomprehension to become better nations....

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Freedom & Security, Terrorism
Size: 25 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 September 2017 onward  

Who are The Union-Nationalists of Cameroon (The Kamerunists)?

by Janvier Tchouteu

Boko Haram, the world's deadliest terrorist group in 2015 that operates in the Lake Chad Basin shared by Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria has brought the Central African region into the limelight of the global war against terrorism dominated by Islamic fundamentalism with its jihadist strain. It has exposed the vulnerabilities of the security apparatus of Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria; and it has highlighted the inherent threats posed by the terminal malady of the autocratic systems in Cameroon and Chad.While Popular Democracy in Nigeria and Niger has produced purposeful leaderships that are capable of rallying the people and reforming the systems in these countries to tackle the Boko Haram threat and move these countries forward, the moribund French-imposed system in Cameroon gets...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Freedom & Security, Ideologies, Terrorism
Size: 15 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 September 2017 onward  

Sicurezza, Terrorismo e Società – 2/2015

by AA.VV.

Sicurezza, Terrorismo e Società (Security, Terrorism and Society) è una rivista scientifica online che intende promuovere una riflessione sui numerosi aspetti che caratterizzano la dimensione “sicurezza” nel mondo globale, con particolare attenzione alle derive di tipo terroristico, senza nessuna preclusione culturale. Lo scopo della rivista è di promuovere il dialogo tra academici, analisti e policy maker sui temi della sicurezza e del rischio nella società contemporanea.La prospettiva assunta è quella propria delle scienze sociali, con le quali si confrontano e si combinano competenze, antropologiche,comunicative, economiche, giuridiche, politologiche, sociologiche e tecnologiche. Si tratta pertanto di un approccio multidisciplinare considerato necessario per affrontare sia sul ...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Freedom & Security, Terrorism
Size: 198 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.30 / 5
7 reviews

Confessions of a Terrorist: The Declassified Document

by Richard Jackson

In a claustrophobic concrete cell, two men face each other across a bare table. One is a wanted terrorist, the other a British intelligence officer. But this is no ordinary interrogation, and as they talk deep into the night and violent secrets are revealed, the line between interrogator and confessor begins inextricably to blur. Who, then, is the real terrorist? And will they pay for their guilt in blood?Confessions of a Terrorist [The Declassified Document] is an extract from the explosive first novel by Richard Jackson, one of the world’s leading experts on terrorism and professor of peace studies at the University of Otago, New Zealand....

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Freedom & Security, Terrorism
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 September 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
12 reviews

In the Skin of a Jihadist: Free Sampler: Inside Islamic State’s Recruitment Networks

by Anna Erelle

FREE SAMPLER FROM THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERWhen Anna Erelle, a young journalist, goes undercover online to discover how today’s most ruthless terrorists use social media to recruit disaffected young women like the girls from Bethnal Green, her investigation spins into a harrowing nightmare.In this extract, Erelle creates ‘Mélodie’ – a twenty-year-old convert to Islam on Facebook – who is immediately Skyped by a man named Bilel, in Syria. Bilel is the French right-hand man of the most dangerous militant in the world, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Caliph of Islamic State. He offers Mélodie a way to fill the boredom in her young life: he cares about her, offers beautiful things, spiritual purpose and, in less an idyllic life. Bilel’s seduction is honey-tongued and forceful – an...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Freedom & Security, Ideologies, Terrorism, Religion & Spirituality
Size: 240 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 August 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

The Believer: How an Introvert with a Passion for Religion and Soccer Became Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Leader of the Islamic State

by William McCants

In The Believer Will McCants tells the story of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State (a.k.a. ISIS), a group so brutal and hardline that even al-Qaida deemed them to extreme. Baghdadi, an introverted religious scholar with a passion for soccer, now controls large swaths of land in Iraq and Syria. McCants shows how Baghdadi became radicalized in the Saddam Hussein era and found his path to power after connecting with other radicals in an American prison during the Iraq war, culminating in his declaration of a reborn Islamic empire bent on world conquest....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Freedom & Security, International, Terrorism
Size: 21 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 August 2017 onward  

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