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  • The Middle East Crisis Factory

    The Middle East Crisis Factory
    av Iyad El-Baghdadi

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787383043

    Why is the Middle East a crisis factory, and how can it be fixed? What does the future look like for its 500 million people? And what role should the West play? Iyad El-Baghdadi and Ahmed Gatnash tell the story of the modern Middle East as a series…

  • Sweden's Dark Soul

    Sweden's Dark Soul
    av Kajsa Norman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384095

    Reporter Chang Frick grew up dark-haired in a nation of blonds. Ostracised as a child, in adulthood he set out to expose the hypocrisy of Swedish society. When he revealed the cover-up of mass sexual assaults on teen girls at a 2015 music festival,…

  • Sweden's Dark Soul

    Sweden's Dark Soul
    av Kajsa Norman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787380097

    Reporter Chang Frick grew up dark-haired in a nation of blonds. Ostracised as a child, in adulthood he set out to expose the hypocrisy of Swedish society. When he revealed the cover-up of mass sexual assaults on teen girls at a 2015 music festival,…

  • Jihad and Death

    Jihad and Death
    av Olivier Roy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849046985

    Islamic State has replaced Al Qaeda as the great global threat of the twenty-first century, the bogeyman we have all come to fear. But Daesh started as a local movement, rooted in the resentment of the Sunni Arabs of Iraq and Syria. It is they who h…

  • Global Palestine

    Global Palestine
    av John Collins

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849041812

    Global Palestine provides unique perspective on one of the world's most enduring political controversies--the nature and extent of the rights owed to Palestinians-- by exploring a deceptively simple question: what does "Palestine" mean outside of lo…

  • Global Palestine

    Global Palestine
    av John Collins

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849041829

    Global Palestine provides unique perspective on one of the world's most enduring political controversies--the nature and extent of the rights owed to Palestinians-- by exploring a deceptively simple question: what does PalestineA" mean outside of lo…

  • The EU and Africa

    The EU and Africa

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849041713

    This book offers a holistic and comprehensive assessment of the European Union's (EU) relations with Africa focusing on their historical, political, socio-economic, and cultural dimensions. In the high imperial period from the nineteenth century, so…

  • Youth on the Move

    Youth on the Move

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787385702

    At a time when policies are increasingly against it, international migration has become the subject of great public and academic attention. This book departs from the dominant approach of studying international migration at macro level, and from the…

  • Newcastle United Stole My Heart

    Newcastle United Stole My Heart

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787385573

    The magnificent story of a writer’s lifelong obsession with his city and its football club. When 5-year-old Michael Chaplin landed in a strange city of ships in the late 1950s, he looked in vain for something that would anchor him to it, make…

  • Global Sufism

    Global Sufism

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787381346

    Sufism is a growing and global phenomenon, far from the declining relic it was once thought to be. This book brings together the work of fourteen leading experts to explore systematically the key themes of Sufism's new global presence, from Yemen to…

  • Al-Shabaab in Somalia

    Al-Shabaab in Somalia
    av Stig Jarle Hansen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849042505

    Since early 2007 a new breed of combatants has appeared on the streets of Mogadishu and other towns in Somalia: the 'Shabaab', or youth, the only self-proclaimed branch of al-Qaeda to have gained acceptance (and praise) from Ayman al-Zawahiri and 'A…

  • Crooked Alleys

    Crooked Alleys
    av Soraya Lennie

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384668

    By 2013, Iranians were suffocating, as though the streets had become narrower, the buildings taller, the dirty air thicker. In electing Hassan Rouhani, they chose a new, reformist leader, burying the days when a Holocaust-denying president had pushe…

  • The Dragons and the Snakes

    The Dragons and the Snakes
    av David Kilcullen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787380981

    In 1993, a newly-appointed CIA director warned that Western powers might have ‘slain a large dragon’ with the fall of the USSR, but now faced a ‘bewildering variety of poisonous snakes’. Since then, both dragons (state enemie…

  • The Taliban at War

    The Taliban at War
    av Antonio Giustozzi

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787381322

    How does the Taliban wage war? How has its war changed over time? Firstly, the movement’s extraordinary military operation relies on financial backing. This volume analyses such funding. The Taliban’s external sources of support include…

  • Work Won't Love You Back

    Work Won't Love You Back
    av Sarah Jaffe

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384644

    Whether it’s working for free in exchange for ‘experience’, enduring poor treatment in the name of being ‘part of the family’, or clocking serious overtime for a good cause, more and more of us are pushed to make sacrif…

  • Why We Fight

    Why We Fight
    av Mike Martin

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384897

    The world of the 2020s is one where instability, war and societal breakup seem close. But, surely, we have learnt the lessons of the past? Surely, peace will continue? Are you sure? Do you even know what causes wars? Mike Martin argues that we don't…

  • Why We Fight

    Why We Fight
    av Mike Martin

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849048897

    Why are we willing to die for our countries? How can ideology persuade someone to blow themselves up? When we go to war, morality, religion and ideology often take the blame. But Mike Martin boldly argues that the opposite is true: rather than drivi…

  • Negotiating Survival

    Negotiating Survival
    av Ashley Jackson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384859

    Two decades on from 9/11, the Taliban now control more than half of Afghanistan. Few would have foreseen such an outcome, and there is little understanding of how Afghans living in Taliban territory have navigated life under insurgent rule. Based on…

  • I, Warbot

    I, Warbot
    av Kenneth Payne

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384620

    Artificial Intelligence is going to war. Intelligent military systems are already reshaping conflict—from the chaos of battle, with pilotless drones and robot tanks, to the headquarters far from the action, where generals and politicians use t…

  • Women of the Somali Diaspora

    Women of the Somali Diaspora
    av Joanna Lewis

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384811

    This book is about Somali mothers and daughters who came to Britain in the 1990s to escape civil war. Many had never left Somalia before, followed nomadic traditions, did not speak English, were bereaved and were suffering from PTSD. Their stories b…

  • Stealing from the Saracens

    Stealing from the Saracens
    av Diana Darke

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787383050

    Against a backdrop of Islamophobia, Europeans are increasingly airbrushing from history their cultural debt to the Muslim world. But this legacy lives on in some of Europe’s most recognisable buildings, from Notre-Dame Cathedral to the Houses…

  • Sri Lanka in the Modern Age

    Sri Lanka in the Modern Age
    av Wickramasinghe Nira

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849044462

    Now available as an updated second edition covering the brutal end of Sri Lanka's civil war and creeping state authoritarianism that has grown in its wake, Sri Lanka in the Modern Age recounts the island's modern history in an accessible yet unconve…

  • Endgame for ETA

    Endgame for ETA
    av Teresa Whitfield

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849043465

    The violent Basque separatist group ETA took shape in Franco's Spain, yet claimed the majority of its victims under democracy. For most Spaniards it became an aberration, a criminal and terrorist band whose persistence defied explanation. Others, ma…

  • Why Spy?

    Why Spy?
    av Brian Stewart

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787383357

    Why Spy? is the result of Brian Stewart's seventy years of working in, and studying the uses and abuses of, intelligence in the real world. Few books currently available to those involved either as professionals or students in this area have been wr…

  • The Impossible Revolution

    The Impossible Revolution
    av Yassin al-Haj Saleh

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849048668

    Yassin al-Haj Saleh is a leftist dissident who spent sixteen years as a political prisoner and now lives in exile. He describes with precision and fervour the events that led to Syria's 2011 uprising, the metamorphosis of the popular revolution into…

  • Lost Islamic History

    Lost Islamic History
    av Firas Alkhateeb

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849046893

    Over the last 1,400 years, a succession of Muslim polities and empires expanded to control territories and peoples stretching from southern France to East Africa and South East Asia. Yet many of the contributions of Muslim thinkers, scientists and t…

  • Navalny

    Navalny

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787385757

    A fascinating account of Russia’s famous dissident and the politics he embodies. Who is Alexei Navalny? Poisoned in August 2020 and transported to Germany for treatment, the politician returned to Russia in January 2021 in the full glare of th…

  • Amílcar Cabral

    Amílcar Cabral
    av Antonio Tomas

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787381445

    On 20 January 1973, the Bissau-Guinean revolutionary Amílcar Cabral was killed by militants from his own party. Cabral had founded the PAIGC in 1960 to fight for the liberation of Portuguese Guinea and Cape Verde. The insurgents were Bissau- Guinean…

  • The Sami Peoples of the North

    The Sami Peoples of the North
    av Neil Kent

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787380318

    The first comprehensive history of the Sami people of the Nordic countries and northwestern Russia. There is no single volume which encompasses an integrated social and cultural history of the Sami people from the Nordic countries and northwestern R…

  • Strategiya

    Strategiya

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384842

    In recent years, Western experts have generally portrayed the Kremlin's actions as either strategic or tactical. Yet this proposition raises a very important question: how closely does the West's interpretation of Russian strategy reflect the countr…

  • Belt and Road

    Belt and Road
    av Bruno Macaes

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384071

    China’s Belt and Road strategy is acknowledged to be the most ambitious geopolitical initiative of the age. Covering almost seventy countries by land and sea, it will affect every element of global society, from shipping to agriculture, digita…

  • Belt and Road

    Belt and Road
    av Bruno Macaes

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787380028

    China’s Belt and Road strategy is acknowledged to be the most ambitious geopolitical initiative of the age. Covering almost seventy countries by land and sea, it will affect every element of global society, from shipping to agriculture, digita…

  • Decoding the New Taliban

    Decoding the New Taliban

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849042260

    While the 'New Taliban' looms large in the global media, little is known about how it functions as an organisation. How united is it? Are its structures relatively strong, or surprisingly brittle? Are personal relations and networking based on tradi…

  • Decoding the New Taliban

    Decoding the New Taliban

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850659617

    While the 'New Taliban' looms large in the global media, little is known about how it functions as an organisation. How united is it? Are its structures relatively strong, or surprisingly brittle? Are personal relations and networking based on tradi…

  • Politics and Power in the Maghreb

    Politics and Power in the Maghreb
    av Michael J. Willis

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849043922

    The overthrow of the regime of President Ben Ali in Tunisia on 14 January 2011 took the world by surprise. The popular revolt in this small Arab country and the effect it had on the wider Arab world prompted questions as to why there had been so lit…

  • Estonia

    Estonia
    av Neil Taylor

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787383371

    With only 1.3 million inhabitants, Estonia is one of Europe’s least populous nations -- yet it boasts one of the continent’s fastest growing economies. In the first serious English-language history of this small Baltic state, Neil Taylor…

  • The Taliban Reader

    The Taliban Reader

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849048095

    Who are the Taliban? Are they a militant movement? Are they religious scholars? The fact that these and other questions are still raised with frequency is testimony to the way the movement has been studied, often at arm's length and with scant use o…

  • Saving the People

    Saving the People

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849045162

    Western democracies are experiencing a new wave of right-wing populism that seeks to mobilise religion for its own ends. With chapters on the United States, Britain, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Poland and Israel, Saving the People asks…

  • Saving the People

    Saving the People

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849045209

    Western democracies are experiencing a new wave of right-wing populism that seeks to mobilise religion for its own ends. With chapters on the United States, Britain, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Poland and Israel, Saving the People asks…

  • Geopolitics for the End Time

    Geopolitics for the End Time

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787385542

    A sharp vision of our changing world order as Covid and climate breakdown usher in a new ‘survival of the fittest’. How well have different cultures and societies responded, and could this become a turning point in the flow of history? B…

  • Apartheid Guns and Money

    Apartheid Guns and Money
    av Hennie van Vuuren

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787380974

    In its last decades, the apartheid regime was confronted with an existential threat. While internal resistance to the last whites-only government grew, mandatory international sanctions prohibited sales of strategic goods and arms to South Africa. T…

  • Architect of Global Jihad

    Architect of Global Jihad
    av Brynjar Lia

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850659914

    With more than 35 years experience of jihadist activism, Abu Mus'ab al-Suri remains the foremost theoretician in the global jihadist movement today, despite his capture in Pakistan in late 2005. After having participated in the founding of Al-Qaeda…

  • Nightmarch

    Nightmarch
    av Alpa Shah

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849049900

    In one of the world's most intractable and under-reported rebellions, the Naxalites have been engaged in a decades-long battle with the Indian state. Presented in the media as a deadly terrorist group, the movement is made up of Marxist ideologues a…

  • Nightmarch

    Nightmarch

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787385993

    In one of the world's most intractable and under-reported rebellions, the Naxalites have been engaged in a decades-long battle with the Indian state. Presented in the media as a deadly terrorist group, the movement is made up of Marxist ideologues a…

  • Where Credit is Due

    Where Credit is Due
    av Gregory Smith

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384750

    Borrowing is a crucial source of financing for governments all over the world. If they get it wrong, then debt crises can bring progress to a halt. But if it's done right, investment happens and conditions improve. African countries are seeking calm…

  • What Britain Did to Nigeria

    What Britain Did to Nigeria
    av Max Siollun

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787383845

    Most accounts of Nigeria’s colonisation were written by British officials, presenting it as a noble civilising mission to rid Africans of barbaric superstition and corrupt tribal leadership. Thanks to this skewed writing of history, many Niger…

  • The First World War in the Middle East

    The First World War in the Middle East
    av Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787380295

    The First World War in the Middle East is an accessibly written military and social history of the clash of world empires in the Dardanelles, Egypt and Palestine, Mesopotamia, Persia and the Caucasus. Coates Ulrichsen demonstrates how wartime exigen…

  • The First World War in the Middle East

    The First World War in the Middle East
    av Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849042741

    The First World War in the Middle East is an accessibly written military and social history of the clash of world empires in the Dardanelles, Egypt and Palestine, Mesopotamia, Persia and the Caucasus. Coates Ulrichsen demonstrates how wartime exigen…

  • Bridge Over Blood River

    Bridge Over Blood River
    av Kajsa Norman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849046817

    Nelson Mandela is dead and his dream of a rainbow nation in South Africa is fading. Twenty years after the fall of apartheid the white Afrikaner minority fears cultural extinction. How far are they prepared to go to survive as a people? Kajsa Norman…

  • Who Killed Hammarskjold?

    Who Killed Hammarskjold?
    av Susan Williams

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849048026

    One of the outstanding mysteries of the twentieth century, and one with huge political resonance, is the death of Dag Hammarskjold and his UN team in a plane crash in central Africa in 1961. Just minutes after midnight, his aircraft plunged into thi…

  • Toxic

    Toxic
    av Dan Kaszeta

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787383067

    Nerve agents are the world’s deadliest means of chemical warfare. Nazi Germany developed the first military-grade nerve agents and massive industry for their manufacture—yet, strangely, the Third Reich never used them. At the end of the…

  • The Great Decoupling

    The Great Decoupling
    av Nigel Inkster

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787383838

    For much of recorded history, China was a leading science and technology power. But just as the West rose, China turned in on itself, and missed the Industrial Revolution. The result was the ‘Hundred Years of Humiliation’, and a long str…

  • Night Letters

    Night Letters
    av Chris Sands

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787381964

    In 1969, several young men met on a rainy night in Kabul to form an Islamist student group. Their aim was laid out in a simple typewritten statement: to halt the spread of Soviet and American influence in Afghanistan. They went on to change the worl…

  • Shooting Up

    Shooting Up
    av Lukasz Kamienski

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849048835

    From hallucinogenic mushrooms and LSD, to coca and cocaine; from Homeric warriors and the Assassins to the first Gulf War and today's global insurgents - drugs have sustained warriors in the field and have been used as weapons of warfare, either as…

  • Shooting Up

    Shooting Up
    av Lukasz Kamienski

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849045513

    From hallucinogenic mushrooms and LSD, to coca and cocaine; from Homeric warriors and the Assassins to the first Gulf War and today's global insurgents - drugs have sustained warriors in the field and have been used as weapons of warfare, either as…

  • The China-Pakistan Axis

    The China-Pakistan Axis
    av Andrew Small

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787382275

    The Beijing-Islamabad axis plays a central role in Asia's geopolitics, from India's rise to the prospects for a post-American Afghanistan, from the threat of nuclear terrorism to the continent's new map of mines, ports and pipelines. China is Pakist…

  • The Accidental Guerrilla

    The Accidental Guerrilla
    av David Kilcullen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849047111

    This landmark book--a Washington Post bestseller--transformed the theory and practice of counterinsurgency. Colouring his account with gripping battlefield experience from the highlands of Southeast Asia, the mountains of the Afghanistan Pakistan bo…

  • The 'Russian' Civil Wars 1916-1926

    The 'Russian' Civil Wars 1916-1926
    av Jonathan D. Smele

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849047210

    This volume offers a comprehensive and original analysis and reconceptualisation of the compendium of struggles that wracked the collapsing Tsarist empire and the emergent USSR, profoundly affecting the history of the twentieth century. Indeed, the…

  • Is Europe Christian?

    Is Europe Christian?
    av Olivier Roy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787381902

    Are Europe's 'Christian values' under threat? Can religion be a pillar of identity and culture? What will be the fate of Christianity in Europe? In this short but bracing book, Olivier Roy traces the Church's long battle against a tide of seculariza…