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Crowded OrbitsConflict and Cooperation in Space

Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space

James Clay Moltz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159128
eISBN:
9780231528177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines the competing themes of space competition and cooperation while providing readers with an understanding of the basics of space technology, diplomacy, commerce, science, and ... More

Dangerous TradeArms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation

Dangerous Trade: Arms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation

Jennifer Erickson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170963
eISBN:
9780231539036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book assesses the impact of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) that was approved by the United Nations in 2013 and which set legally binding standards to regulate global arms exports. It explores the ... More

Decoding Al-Qaeda's StrategyThe Deep Battle Against America

Decoding Al-Qaeda's Strategy: The Deep Battle Against America

Michael Ryan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163842
eISBN:
9780231533270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163842.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book provides an effective framework for analyzing al-Qaeda's plans against America and encourages strategists and researchers to devote greater attention to jihadi ideas rather than jihadist ... More

Democracy and Islam in Indonesia

Democracy and Islam in Indonesia

Alfred Stepan and Mirjam Künkler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161916
eISBN:
9780231535052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161916.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this volume, political scientists, religious scholars, legal theorists, and anthropologists examine the theory and practice of Indonesia's democratic transition and consider whether it can serve ... More

Derailing Democracy in AfghanistanElections in an Unstable Political Landscape

Derailing Democracy in Afghanistan: Elections in an Unstable Political Landscape

Noah Coburn and Anna Larson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166201
eISBN:
9780231535748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166201.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book provides an in-depth portrait of Afghanistan's recent elections as experienced by individuals and communities, and reveals how the elections have actively contributed to instability, ... More

The Dissent PapersThe Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond

The Dissent Papers: The Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond

Hannah Gurman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158725
eISBN:
9780231530354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Beginning with the Cold War and concluding with the 2003 invasion of Iraq, this book explores the overlooked opposition of U.S. diplomats to American foreign policy in the latter half of the ... More

Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and XinjiangUnrest in China's West

Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China's West

Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231169981
eISBN:
9780231540445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169981.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Despite more than a decade of rapid economic development, rising living standards, and large-scale improvements in infrastructure and services, China’s western borderlands are awash in a wave of ... More

From Resilience to RevolutionHow Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East

From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East

Sean Yom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175647
eISBN:
9780231540278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175647.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Based on comparative historical analyses of Iran, Jordan, and Kuwait, Sean L. Yom examines the foreign interventions, coalitional choices, and state outcomes that made the political regimes of the ... More

German JihadOn the Internationalization of Islamist Terrorism

German Jihad: On the Internationalization of Islamist Terrorism

Guido Steinberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159920
eISBN:
9780231500531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159920.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Since 2007, the German jihadist scene has become Europe's most dynamic, characterized by an extreme anti-Americanism, impressive international networks, and spectacularly effective propaganda. German ... More

Global AlertThe Rationality of Modern Islamist Terrorism and the Challenge to the Liberal Democratic World

Global Alert: The Rationality of Modern Islamist Terrorism and the Challenge to the Liberal Democratic World

Boaz Ganor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172127
eISBN:
9780231538916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172127.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book describes the motivations that lead to modern Islamist terrorism and the different stages in the execution of a terrorist attack. Challenging the certainty that liberal democratic values ... More

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