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The Resource Confronting Al Qaeda : new strategies to combat terrorism, Kevin McGrath

Confronting Al Qaeda : new strategies to combat terrorism, Kevin McGrath

Label
Confronting Al Qaeda : new strategies to combat terrorism
Title
Confronting Al Qaeda
Title remainder
new strategies to combat terrorism
Statement of responsibility
Kevin McGrath
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Blending academic objectivity with a clear agenda of devising a new strategic U.S. approach to Al Qaeda, McGrath proposes policy options for confronting terrorism. He asserts that Al Qaeda is primarily a political threat, rather than a military one that challenges the very nature of the U.S. political system and therefore requires a political response. He argues that while coercive means are necessary to reduce Al Qaeda's capacity for violence, a coercive approach alone is insufficient. The U.S., McGrath contends, must politically undercut Al Qaeda by addressing key political disputes that fue
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McGrath, Kevin
Dewey number
363.325/160973
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6432.5.Q2
LC item number
M42 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Qaida (Organization)
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Terrorism
  • United States
  • United States
  • Qaida (Organization)
  • War on Terrorism (2001-2009)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Terrorism
  • United States
Label
Confronting Al Qaeda : new strategies to combat terrorism, Kevin McGrath
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The framework of the U.S.-Al Qaeda struggle -- A game of twister : Al Qaeda strategy versus Bush strategy -- Herding cats : Al Qaeda post-9/11 modus operandi -- The heart of the conflict : the U.S.-Al Qaeda struggle's political dimension -- A question of importance : the Obama administration and Iraq -- A question of priorities : the Obama administration and Iran -- A question of leverage : the Obama administration and Pakistan -- A question of willpower : the Obama administration and Afghanistan -- Conclusion : the Obama administration and the way forward
Control code
754710178
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612510330
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613264138
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 326413
  • 36ef5010-ac46-4f03-9386-abaffb01e2aa
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)754710178
Label
Confronting Al Qaeda : new strategies to combat terrorism, Kevin McGrath
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The framework of the U.S.-Al Qaeda struggle -- A game of twister : Al Qaeda strategy versus Bush strategy -- Herding cats : Al Qaeda post-9/11 modus operandi -- The heart of the conflict : the U.S.-Al Qaeda struggle's political dimension -- A question of importance : the Obama administration and Iraq -- A question of priorities : the Obama administration and Iran -- A question of leverage : the Obama administration and Pakistan -- A question of willpower : the Obama administration and Afghanistan -- Conclusion : the Obama administration and the way forward
Control code
754710178
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612510330
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613264138
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 326413
  • 36ef5010-ac46-4f03-9386-abaffb01e2aa
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)754710178

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