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Al Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Global Jihadist MovementWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Al Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Global Jihadist Movement: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Daniel Byman

Published in Print: 
01 October 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569092
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190217259.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190217259
On the morning of September 11, 2001, the entire world was introduced to Al Qaeda and its enigmatic leader, Osama bin Laden. But the organization that changed the face of terrorism forever ... More
AuthoritarianismWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Authoritarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Erica Frantz

Published in Print: 
15 November 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569641
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190880194.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190880194
Despite the spread of democratization following the Cold War’s end, all signs indicate that we are currently seeing a resurgence of authoritarianism. Around forty percent of the world’s ... More
Cybersecurity and CyberwarWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Peter W. Singer and Allan Friedman

Published in Print: 
23 January 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570081
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199918096.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199918096
Dependence on computers has had a transformative effect on human society. Cybernetics is now woven into the core functions of virtually every basic institution, including our oldest ones. ... More
SanctionsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Sanctions: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Bruce W. Jentleson

Published in Print: 
09 January 2022
Series: 
What Everyone Needs to Know
Published Online: 
26 January 2023
eISBN: 
9780197598801
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780197530313.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780197530313
Even before the extensive sanctions imposed on Russia for its 2022 invasion of Ukraine, it was hard to browse the news without seeing reports of yet another set of sanctions. The US has ... More
Secession and State CreationWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Secession and State Creation: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

James Ker-Lindsay and Mikulas Fabry

Published in Print: 
Oct 2022
Series: 
What Everyone Needs to Know
Published Online: 
Jan 2023
eISBN: 
9780197668115
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190494056.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190494056
What makes a state? This question has attracted more and more attention in recent years with Catalan's illegal vote for independence from Spain and Palestine's ongoing search for ... More

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