Ungoverned territories : understanding and reducing terrorism risks

Ungoverned territories-failed or failing states or ungoverned areas within otherwise viable states-generate all manner of security problems and can become terrorist sanctuaries. Using a two-tiered framework areas applied to eight case studies from around the globe, the authors seek to understand the...

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Main Author: Rabasa, Angel
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND ©2007©2007, 2007
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Summary:Ungoverned territories-failed or failing states or ungoverned areas within otherwise viable states-generate all manner of security problems and can become terrorist sanctuaries. Using a two-tiered framework areas applied to eight case studies from around the globe, the authors seek to understand the conditions that give rise to ungoverned territories and what makes some ungoverned territories more conducive to a terrorist or insurgent presence than others. On the basis of this ground-breaking analytical work, they identify three types of ungoverned territories and their effects on U.S. securit
Physical Description:xxxii, 364 pages illustrations, maps
ISBN:6611181075
1281181072
9781281181077
0833041525
9786611181079
9780833041524