Foreword / Admiral Stansfield Turner Introduction / Jeffrry H. Norvitz History and Armed Groups Pirates, Vikings, and Teutonic Knights / Peter T. Underwood The Italian Red Brigades (1969-1984): Political Revolution and Threats to the State / Paul J. Smith Armed Conflict in Cambodia and the UN Response / Carole Garrison Armed Groups and Diplomacy: East Timor's FRETILIN Guerrillas / Gene Christy Adapting to a Changing Environment-The Irish Republican Army as an Armed Group / Timothy D. Hoyt Pseudo Operations - A Double-Edged Sword of Counterinsurgency / Theodore L. Gatchel Present Context and Environment The Threat to the Maritime Domain: How Real Is the Terrorist Threat? / Rohan Gunaratna Armed Groups and the Law / Craig H. Allen Globalization and the Transformation of Armed Groups / Querine H. Hanlon Is It Possible to Deter Armed Groups? / Yosef Kuperwasser / Sanctuary: The Geopolitics of Terrorism and Insurgency / Mackubin Thomas Owens Small Wars Are Local: Debunking Current Assumptions about Countering Small Armed Groups / Peter Curry Piracy and the Exploitation of Sanctuary / Maltin N. Murphy Domestic Terrorism: Forgotten, But Not Gone / Edward J. Valla and Gregory Comcowich The Threat of Armed Street Gangs in America / Edward J. Maggio Prosecuting Homegrown Extremists: Case Study of the Virginia "Paintball Jihad" Cell / Steven Emerson Religion as Inspiration Armed with the Power of Religion: Not Just a War of Ideas / Pauletta Otis Arming for Armageddon: Myths and Motivations of Violence in American Christian Apocalypticism / Timothy J. Demy Glory in Defeat and Other Islamist Ideologies / Mehrdad Mozayyan Thinking Differently about Armed Groups The Erosion of Constraints in Armed-Group Warfare: Bloody Tactics and Vulnerable Targets / Andrea J. Dew Knowledge Transfer and Shared Learning among Armed Groups / James J. F. Forest The "Memory of War": Tribes and the Legitimate Use of Force in Iraq / Montgomery McFate Terrorist or Freedom Fighter? Tyrant or Guardian? / Derek S. Reveron and Jeffrey Stevenson Murer Disrupting and Influencing Leaders of Armed Groups / Elena Mastors and Jeffrey H. Norwitz Armed Groups through the Lens of Anthropology / David W. Kriebel The Shape of Things to Come Children on the Battlefield: The Breakdown of Moral Norms / P. W. Singer The "New Silk Road" of Terrorism and Organized Crime: The Key to Countering the Terror-Crime Nexus / Russell D. Howard and Colleen M. Traughber Shari'a Financing and the Corning Ummah / Rachel Ehrenfeld and Alyssa A. Lappen Terrorism as an International Security Problem / Martha Crenshaw Takin' It to the Streets: Hydra Networks, Chaos Strategies, and the "New" Asymmetry / P. H. Liotta Virtual Sanctuary Enables Global Insurgency / Richard Shultz Armed Groups: Changing the Rules / T. X. Hammes Appendix: United Nations Guidelines on Humanitarian Negotiations with Armed Groups / United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
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Print version: Armed groups : studies in national security, counterterrorism, and counterinsurgency. Newport, Rhode Island : U.S. Naval War College, [2008?] xxvi, 475 pages ; 24 cm