Essays about: "Islamic State"

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  1. 1. Turkey's Security and the Syrian Civil War : A Case Study about how the Syrian Civil War has Impacted Turkey's State and Human Security from 2011 until 2019.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Frida Berg; [2020]
    Keywords : Turkey; Syria; civil war; human security; state security; international security.;

    Abstract : This essay addresses the issue of how the Syrian civil war has impacted Turkey’s state and human security. The study aimed to provide an enhanced understanding of how the Syrian war has impacted Turkey’s security, within the timeframe of 2011-2019. READ MORE

  2. 2. Them vs Us - The ontological significance of identity and (in)security in the Cold Conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Michael Abdullah; [2019-12-17]
    Keywords : Ontological security theory; Identity; Security; Conflict; Iran; Saudi Arabia;

    Abstract : In recent years, identity has become increasingly important within the field of International Relations and in studies of conflict. This has led to the widening of the field with the help of perspectives from the field of Psychology, and the emergence of ontological security theory (OST) where identity is a centrality. READ MORE

  3. 3. UNITED BY FAITH, DIVIDED BY …? A comparative content analysis on the splintering of the Islamic Terrorism Movement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karin Lidqvist; [2019-12-06]
    Keywords : al-Qaeda; Islamic State; Hamas; Terrorism; Militant Islamism; Fragmentation; Content Analysis;

    Abstract : Through a qualitative comparative content analysis, this thesis sets out to describe currentsplintering within the Islamist terrorist movement – a noteworthy change given previous intergroup tolerance. The comparison is made between al-Qaeda, Islamic State, and Hamas. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Gamble of Going Global : How Global Transnational Terrorist Networks Transform Group Cohesion

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Tristan Ober; [2019]
    Keywords : Fragmentation; Global Transnational Terrorist Networks; al-Shabaab; Boko Haram; Taliban; al-Qaeda; Islamic State;

    Abstract : With the rise of global transnational terrorist networks (GTTNs), there has been an increase in scholarly output on the subject. While many scholars have focused on the ways in which these networks enable terrorist organizations to achieve their goals, few have studied the transformative impact that GTTNs have on group cohesion. READ MORE

  5. 5. WAR AND FAITH - COPING STRATEGIES AMONG CHRISTIANS SURVIVING ISIS IN NORTHERN IRAQ

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Beatrice Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Strategies; survival; resilience; resistance; health; religion; faith; identity; peace; altruism; activism; Christianity; Assyrian; Chaldean; Syriac; sense of coherence; coping; northern Iraq; Mosul; Nineveh; Erbil; war; genocide; terrorism; ISIS; extremism; nationalism;

    Abstract : During the last decades, the Christian population of Iraq is estimated to have decreased from about 1.5 million people to about 120,000. READ MORE