Hizballah: Terrorism, National Liberation, or Menace?
by Sami G. Hajjar
Publisher: Strategic Studies Institute 2002
Number of pages: 59
The author reviews the history of Hizballah since its inception in 1982, and examines its role in the recent political turmoil of Lebanon and the region. The challenge that Hizballah poses to U.S. policy in the Middle East involves complicated strategic issues, not merely problems of terrorism that could be dealt with by countermeasures.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Barry Rubin - Smashwords
The title was chosen in great sincerity because the theme here is to explain how the region's modern history really is a tragedy. Terrible mistakes were made; the wrong roads were chosen. Bloodthirsty ideology took hold ...
by David Aaron - RAND Corporation
The book presents actual statements and writings of jihadis expressing their views on virtually every subject relevant to their cause, with introductory and contextual material that provides the background and origins of what they are saying.
by William John Cox - Smashwords
A history of Iran and its conflict with the United States and Israel over its uranium enrichment program, a discussion of the likelihood of war between the parties and a proposal for a comprehensive nuclear weapons policy for all nations.
by James Dobbin - RAND Corporation
The American engagement in Iraq has been looked at from many perspectives: the flawed intelligence that provided the war's rationale, the failed effort to secure an international mandate, the rapid success of the invasion, etc.