The Islamophobia Industry: How the Right Manufactures Fear of Muslims

By Nathan Lean

WITH the increase OF “stealth jihad,” “creeping Sharia,” “Islamofascism,” and “terror infants” in areas like “The usa of Islamica,” “Eurabia,” and “Londonistan,” who wouldn’t be scared?

Fear sells and the Islamophobia — a right-wing cadre of highbrow hucksters, bloggers, politicians, pundits, and non secular leaders — is familiar with that every one too good. For years they've got worked backstage to persuade their compatriots that Muslims are the enemy, exhuming the ghosts of Sept. 11 and dangling them ahead of the eyes of horrified populations for nice fortune and fame.

Their plan has worked.

The tide of Islamophobia that's sweeping via Europe and the United States isn't a evidently happening phenomenon. it truly is their design.

In fresh years, Muslim-led terrorist assaults have declined but anti-Muslim prejudice has soared to new peaks. the terror that the Islamophobia has synthetic is so fierce in its grip on a few populations that it drives them to do the unthinkable.

This strong and provocative e-book explores the darkish global of monster making, interpreting intimately an interconnected, and hugely prepared cottage of worry retailers. Uncovering their scare strategies, revealing their reasons, and exposing the pursuits that force them, Nathan Lean casts a shiny and damning mild in this harmful and influential network.

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Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath

By Jennifer C. Hunt

On July 31, 1997, a six-man Emergency carrier staff from the NYPD raided a terrorist mobile in Brooklyn and narrowly avoided a suicide bombing of the recent York subway that will have expense 1000's, in all likelihood hundreds of thousands of lives.

Seven Shots tells the dramatic tale of that raid, the painstaking police paintings concerned, and its paradoxical aftermath, which drew the officials right into a clash with different rank-and-file police and publicity-hungry best brass. Jennifer C. Hunt attracts on her own wisdom of the NYPD and a community of police contacts extending from cop to four-star leader, to track the event of 3 officials at the Emergency provider access crew and the 2 bomb squad detectives who dismantled the dwell equipment. She follows their lives for 5 years, from that near-fatal day in 1997, via their encounters contained in the brutal international of departmental politics, and directly to Sep 11, once they once more placed their lives in danger within the struggle opposed to terrorism, racing contained in the burning towers and sorting in the course of the ash, particles, and physique components. all through this fast-paced narrative, Hunt continues a strikingly fine-grained, street-level view, permitting us to appreciate the law enforcement officials all alone terms—and frequently of their personal phrases. the result's a compelling insider’s photo of the people who paintings in elite devices within the NYPD and the ethical and actual risk and braveness involved.

As gripping as an Ed McBain novel—and simply as steeped in long island cop tradition and personalities—Seven Shots takes readers on an unforgettable trip in the back of the safeguard and into the hearts of latest York urban police.

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Terrorism and Guerrilla Warfare: Forecasts and Remedies

Terrorism and guerrilla war are more and more universal in lots of international locations of the area. This e-book examines the present kingdom of terrorism and guerrilla battle and shows how they might enhance sooner or later. It units out different sorts of terrorism and guerrilla battle and discusses intimately a number of the varieties of guns and methods favoured through terrorists, assessing for every the newest technological alterations and their results. It appears at intelligence, propaganda and communications. It explores the strategies and technique of terrorists and guerrillas and surveys the equipment presently used and being constructed for countering their actions. through the writer illustrates the issues made with examples from round the world.

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After Bali: The Threat of Terrorism in Southeast Asia

This e-book seriously analyses the categorical probability of terrorism in Southeast Asia because the Bali blasts of 12 October 2002 and the US-led warfare on Iraq. It deals a complete and demanding exam of the ideological, socioeconomic and political motivations, trans-regional linkages, and media representations of the terrorist probability within the sector, assesses the efficacy of the nearby counter-terror reaction and indicates a extra balanced and nuanced method of scuffling with the fear chance in Southeast Asia. The individuals contain best students of political Islam within the area, popular terrorism and neighborhood safety analysts, in addition to very popular local reporters and commentators. This represents a powerful and unmatched mix of workmanship.

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The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda

By Ali H. Soufan

A publication that might swap the best way we expect approximately al-Qaeda, intelligence, and the occasions that ceaselessly replaced America.

On September eleven, 2001, FBI distinct Agent Ali H. Soufan was once passed a mystery dossier. Had he obtained it months earlier―when it used to be requested―the assaults on ny and Washington might have been avoided. in the course of his time at the entrance strains, Soufan helped thwart plots worldwide and elicited probably the most very important confessions from terrorists within the warfare opposed to al-Qaeda―without laying rather a lot as a hand on them. every one of these tales have by no means been mentioned prior to, and not by way of an individual with such intimate firsthand knowledge.

This narrative account of America's successes and screw ups opposed to al-Qaeda is key to an figuring out of the terrorist team. we're taken into hideouts and interrogation rooms. we now have a ringside seat at bin Laden's own social gathering of the September 11 bombings. Such riveting information exhibit us not just how terrorists imagine and function but in addition how they are often overwhelmed and taken to justice. sixteen pages of black-and-white illustrations

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The 9/11 Wars

By Jason Burke

From the writer of Al-Qaeda, Jason Burke's The September 11 Wars is an important ebook for figuring out the damaging and volatile global of the twenty first century. On September eleventh, 2001, in a sequence of coordinated suicide assaults, terrorists destroyed New York's international alternate middle and a considerable component of the Pentagon. because the dual Towers fell, the area has visible the invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, the downfall of Saddam Hussein and Osama bin encumbered, bombings, battles, and riots. thousands of individuals have died within the "war on terror." even if reporting at the riots in France or the assault on Mumbai, suicide bombers in Iraq or British troops struggling with in Helmand Province in Afghanistan, Jason Burke's The 11th of September Wars, named 2011 publication of the yr through the Daily Telegraph, Economist, and Independent, tells the tale of an international that modified endlessly whilst the hijacked planes flew out of the bright blue sky above ny on September 11th.

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Political Violence: Belief, Behavior, and Legitimation

A set of unique case reports of other sorts of political violence within the twentieth and twenty first century encouraged by means of the pioneering paintings of Robert Conquest. It focuses on the origins, manifestations and legitimation of such violence and includes the former Soviet Union, Mao's China, Castro's Cuba and radical-militant Islam.

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Terror from the Air (Semiotext(e) / Foreign Agents)

By Peter Sloterdijk

According to Peter Sloterdijk, the 20th century began on a particular day and position: April 22, 1915, at Ypres in West Flanders. That day, the German military used a chlorine fuel intended to exterminate indiscriminately. until eventually then, conflict, as defined by way of Clausewitz and practiced by means of Napoleon, concerned attacking the adversary's very important functionality first. utilizing poison gasoline signaled the passage from classical conflict to terrorism. This terror from the air inaugurated an period within which the most proposal was once now not to focus on the enemy's physique, yet their setting. From then on, what will be attacked in wartime in addition to in peacetime often is the very stipulations precious for life.

This form of terrorism grew to become the matrix of contemporary and postmodern warfare, from global battle I's poisonous gasoline to the Nazi Zyklon B utilized in Auschwitz, from the bombing of Dresden to the assault at the international exchange middle. Sloterdijk is going directly to describe the offensive of recent aesthetics, aesthetic terrorism from Surrealism to Malevich--an "atmo-terrorism" within the arts that parallels the attack on surroundings that had originated in warfare.

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Denial: A Memoir of Terror

By Jessica Stern

Denial is essentially the most very important books i've got learn in a decade....Brave, life-changing, and gripping as a thriller….A travel de force.”
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One of the world’s most advantageous specialists on terrorism and post-traumatic rigidity affliction, Jessica Stern has subtitled her e-book Denial, “A Memoir of Terror.” A courageous and astonishingly frank exam of her personal unsolved rape on the age of fifteen, Denial investigates how the rape and its aftermath got here to form Stern’s destiny and her paintings. the writer of the New York Times extraordinary ebook Terror within the identify of God, Jessica Stern brilliantly explores the character of evil in a rare quantity that Louise Richardson, writer of What Terrorists wish, calls, “Memorable, robust and deeply courageous…a riveting read.”

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Le piège Daech : L’État islamique ou le retour de l’Histoire

By Pierre-Jean Luizard

Rompant avec nombre de commentaires à chaud, l'historien Pierre-Jean Luizard, grand spécialiste de los angeles région, examine l'ascension fulgurante et le fonctionnement de l'État islamique. Dans cet essai, qui fait dialoguer l'actualité immédiate et l. a. grande Histoire, il explique pourquoi nous sommes pris dans le « piège Daech », cet « État-monstre » que l'Occident a largement contribué à faire émerger.

Le groupe État islamique, inconnu il y a encore quelques mois, a fait une entrée fracassante et sanguinaire dans l'actualité internationale. Profitant des crises en chaîne qui secouent l'Irak et l. a. Syrie, « Daech » a pris le contrôle d'une vaste région et dispose aujourd'hui de gigantesques ressources financières. Sa volonté de construire un État le distingue nettement d'Al-Qaïda.

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