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Ungoverned territories [electronic resource] : understanding and reducing terrorism risks / Angel Rabasa ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Rabasa, Angel.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Santa Monica, CA : RAND, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 364 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780833042651 (electronic bk.); 0833042653 (electronic bk.); 0833041525 (pbk.); 9780833041524 (pbk.).Report number: MG-561-AFSubject(s): Terrorism -- Prevention -- Case studies | Political stability -- Case studies | Security, International | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Terrorism | Terrorismus | Bek�ampfung | SicherheitspolitikGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ungoverned territories.DDC classification: 363.325/17 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Understanding lack of governance -- Dimensions of ungovernability -- Dimensions of conduciveness -- Comparative analysis of case studies -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Case study : the Pakistani-Afghan border region -- Case study : the Arabian Peninsula.
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-352) and index.

Understanding lack of governance -- Dimensions of ungovernability -- Dimensions of conduciveness -- Comparative analysis of case studies -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Case study : the Pakistani-Afghan border region -- Case study : the Arabian Peninsula.

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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.

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