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Goertz / Streitparth The New Terrorism

Actors, Strategies and Tactics

1. Auflage 2019, 139 Seiten, Gebunden, Book, Format (B × H): 161 mm x 243 mm, Gewicht: 368 g
ISBN: 978-3-030-14591-0
Verlag: Springer, Berlin

Goertz / Streitparth The New Terrorism

In light of asymmetrical security threats in western democracies as well as in conflict regions, this timely book examines the actors, strategies and tactics of Islamist terrorism and transnational organized crime around the globe. The authors develop an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the ideologies, forms of cooperation, and technological means used in new forms of terrorism.

The book starts with an empirical analysis of the new Jihadism as a global Islamist theology and strategy. Furthermore, it investigates the interaction, cooperation and fusion of transnational organized crime and Islamist terrorism and highlights new communication technologies as vital tools for terrorism. Lastly, the book provides an analysis of asymmetrical strategies and tactics used by terrorist organisations, and of low-level terrorism. As such, it will appeal to all political scientists and criminologists studying terrorism, as well as to professionals at various national and international security services.



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1. Introduction 1.1 Theory 1.2 The empirical method 1.3 Literature 2. The Jihadism of the 21st century as a worldwide religious-political ideology: The new Jihad as theology and strategy 2.1 Religions and their connections to violence, fundamentalism and totalitarianism 2.2 Jihad and Islam 2.3 Jihad and the Quran 2.4 Jihad and its old preachers: The Jihad of the 20th century 2.4.1 Hanbalism as Islamic/theological source of Islamism 2.4.2 Wahhabism as Islamic/theological source of Islamism: reading the Quran literally 2.4.3 Hassan Al Banna: His Muslim brotherhood as a mass movement with parallel state structures and Jihad as theological and military means 2.4.4 Sayyid Qutb and his brother Muhammad Qutb as a connecting link of the Muslim brotherhood to Wahhabism in Saudi-Arabia 2.4.5 Mustafa Shukri 2.5 Jihad and its new preachers: Toward the Jihad of the 21st century 2.5.1 Abdullah Yusuf Azzam: The Internationalisation of Jihad 2.5.2 The Salafist Jihadist Abu Muhammad Maqdisi as a link between Saudi-Arabian legal scholars and Jihadist preachers and doctrines: Constructing democracies as dualist opponents of Islam 2.5.3 Abu Musab Al Suri (Mustafa Setmariam Nasar): The call for Global Islamic Resistance 2.5.4 Ayman Al Zawahiri: From preacher and ideologist of the new Jihad to the leader of Al Qaida 2.5.5 Al Wala wa-l-bara as a Salafist-Jihadist doctrine of "us versus them", "friend versus foe", "good versus evil" 2.5.6 The new Jihad as a theology and doctrine 2.6 Jihad and the Muslim "martyr", the Shahid 2.6.1 The new cult of martyrs: Jihadist suicide attackers as a tactical-operative means of the 21st century 2.7 Summary 2.8 Literature 3. Cooperation, interaction and fusion of transnational organised crime and transnational Jihadism: The new terrorism 3.1 Transnational organised crime, transnational Jihadism and political science 3.1.1 Characteristics of contemporary organised crime 3.2 Weak states and failed states as vital factors for transnational organised crime and Jihadism 3.3 New forms of interaction, cooperation and fusion: Characteristics 3.3.1 Interaction, cooperation and fusion in drug trafficking 3.3.2 Segmentation of the drug markets and characteristics of the actors 3.3.3 Afghanistan: Cooperation of organised crime and Jihadism in drug trafficking 3.4 North and West Africa: Cooperation of organised crime, drug trafficking and trafficking of weapons, cigarettes and other goods 3.4.1 Actors of organised crime: The Tuareg 3.4.2 Actors of Jihadism: Ansar Dine, Al Mourabitoun and Al Qaida in Islamic Maghreb 3.5 The Haqqani network as hybrid actors of organised crime and Jihadism: The new terrorism 3.5.1 Structure and characteristics 3.5.2 Terrorist attacks, assaults and kidnapping for ransom: The perpetuation of failing states as a precondition for organised crime 3.5.3 Activities of organised crime 3.6 Interaction and cooperation between the D-Company and Lashkar-e-Tayyiba 3.6.1 D-Company 3.6.2 Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) 3.6.3 Interaction and cooperation 3.7 Interaction, cooperation and fusion in the area of Kidnapping for Ransom 3.8 Summary 3.9 Literature 4. New Technology in the hands of the New Terrorism 4.1 The strategies and tactics of large-scale Jihadist organisations 4.1.1 The ubiquity of preachers of the new Jihad on the internet 4.1.2 Direct and indirect Jihadist indoctrination: permanent contact with the individual and the supporters of Islamist and/or Jihadist ideology 4.1.3 The internet as a Jihadist instrument for propaganda, social networking, communications and tactical-operational control of terrorist attacks and killings 4.1.4 Training and operational knowledge in the Jihadi online magazines Inspire, Dabiq and Rumiyah 4.1.5 Financing activities on the internet 4.2 The narrative of a worldwide umma of "true Muslims" 4.2.1 Online publications and videos: archaic aesthetics of violence 4.3 Psychological Warfare 4.4 Recruiting by virtual Dawa 4.5 Summary 4.6 Literature 5. Strategy and Tactics of the New Terr

Goertz, Stefan
Stefan Goertz is an Assistant Professor at the University of the German Federal Police (Bundespolizei). His deployments abroad as officer of the German Armed Forces took him to Bosnia and Lebanon. He obtained his Bachelor and Master degrees in Political Science and a PhD in Security Studies and International Relations. He has published more than 100 scientific articles and nine books, making him one of the current German "experts" in the areas of Islamism, Salafism and Jihadism in Germany.  Alexander E. Streitparth is a Staff Officer at the German Armed Forces Operational Communications Centre (Zentrum Operative Kommunikation der Bundeswehr). His deployments abroad took him to the Kosovo and Afghanistan where he worked in the fields of target audience analysis, psychological operations and media advisory. Before joining the army, he was a reserve officer and managing partner of a management and public affairs consultancy. He completed a Master's degree in Political Science and Modern History in Freiburg in Breisgau, Germany, followed by a Master of Business Administration in Public Affairs and Leadership in Berlin.


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