Battle for Syria International Rivalry in the New Middle East
ISBN: PB: 9780300249910, Yale University Press, August 2020
384 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Updated with two new chapters, this book exposes the profound influence of the United States, Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Qatar in Syria's bloody conflict and explores the implications of the perceived decline of American power in the Mid...
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Another Kind of War The Nature and History of Terrorism
ISBN: PB: 9780300188813, Yale University Press, September 2019
520 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 26 black&white illus.
In the years since 9/11, there has been a massive surge in interest surrounding the study of terrorism. This volume applies distinguished military historian John Lynn's lifetime of research and teaching experience to this difficult topic. As a form o...
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Road Before Me Weeps On the Refugee Route Through Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780300241228, Yale University Press, March 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 colour illus.
War and chaos in Syria and Iraq, violence in Afghanistan, and hopelessness in countries bordering war zones have spurred several million refugees and migrants to set out for Europe. The West Balkans, from Turkey through Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, S...
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Useful Enemies When Waging Wars is More Important Than Winning Them
ISBN: PB: 9780300205435, Yale University Press, October 2014
320 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm
There are currently between twenty and thirty civil wars worldwide, while at a global level the Cold War has been succeeded by a "war on drugs" and a "war on terror" that continues to rage a decade after 9/11. Why is this, when we know how destructiv...
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End of the Chinese Dream Why Chinese People Fear the Future
ISBN: PB: 9780300197211, ISBN: HB: 9780300169249, Yale University Press, October 2013
352 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Glossy television images of happy, industrious, and increasingly prosperous workers show a bright view of life in twenty-first-century China. But behind the officially approved story is a different reality, Gerard Lemos reveals in this extensively re...
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Mexico Democracy Interrupted
ISBN: HB: 9780300160314, Yale University Press, July 2012
320 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 30 black&white illus.
In 2000, Mexico's long invincible Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) lost the presidential election to Vicente Fox of the National Action Party (PAN). The ensuing changeover – after 71 years of PRI dominance – was hailed as the beginning of a ne...
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Libya The Rise and Fall of Qaddafi
ISBN: HB: 9780300139327, Yale University Press, May 2012
304 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 20 black&white illus.
For a reader unfamiliar with the history of Libya, Muammar Qaddafi might be mistaken for a character in fiction. His eccentric leadership as the nation's "Brother Leader", his repressive regime, sponsorship of terrorist violence, unique vision of the...
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Apocalyptic Realm Jihad in South Asia
ISBN: HB: 9780300173789, Yale University Press, March 2012
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
This hard hitting and timely book explores the roots of militant Islam in South Asia and how it has grown to become a source of profound global alarm. Dilip Hiro tracks the growth of the jihadist movement from its first violent activities in Afghanis...
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Prison and the American Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780300171495, Yale University Press, May 2011
258 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
How did a nation so famously associated with freedom become internationally identified with imprisonment? After the scandals of Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, and in the midst of a dramatically escalating prison population, the question is particular...
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First Strike America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9780300124484, Yale University Press, October 2010
240 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Can the use of force first against a less-than-imminent threat be both morally acceptable and consistent with American values? In this timely book, Mark Totten offers the first in-depth, historical examination of the use of preemptive and preventive...
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