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- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 49.99
Im Dezember 2001 wurde auf dem deutschen Petersberg ein ehrgeiziges Ziel gefasst: Afghanistan sollte befriedet, neu aufgebaut und demokratisiert werden. Doch zwischen dem Sturz der Taliban Ende 2001 und dem angekündigten Strategiewechsel des amerikanischen Präsidenten Obama im Dezember 2009 liegen rund acht erfolglose Jahre Krieg und Wiederaufbau am... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 25.16
Wendepunkte der Geschichte ? alle Hintergründe und Fakten 711 n. Chr.: Die Straße von Gibraltar wird für einfallende muslimische Truppen zum Eingangstor nach Spanien. Nachdem die Westgoten von Tariq bin Ziyad geschlagen werden, ist die islamische Eroberung der Iberischen Halbinsel nicht mehr aufzuhalten. Manchmal verändern wenige Minuten, eine einzige... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 0.00
The aim of this volume is to investigate the topic of Substance and Attribute. The way leading to this aim is a dialogue between Islamic and Western Philosophy. Our project is motivated by the observation that the historical roots of Islamic and of Western Philosophy are very similar. Thus some of the articles in this volume are dedicated... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 13.11
The key to understanding the Arab world – today and in the future – lies in unlocking its past. John McHugo unfolds centuries of political, social and intellectual development, from the Roman Empire right up to the present day. Taking the reader beyond the headlines, McHugo presents a series of turning points in Arab history: the mission of the Prophet... more...
- PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 16.99
One Hundred Victories is a portrait of how—after a decade of intensive combat operations—special operations forces have become the go-to force for US military endeavors worldwide. Linda Robinson follows the evolution of special ops in Afghanistan, their longest deployment since Vietnam. She has lived in mud-walled compounds in the mountains and... more...
- RAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95
India and Pakistan have very different visions for Afghanistan, and they seek to advance highly disparate interests through their respective engagements in the country. This paper reviews the countries' interests in Afghanistan, how they have tried to further their interests, how Afghanistan navigates their rivalry, and the rivalry's implications... more...
- i5 Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Regarded as the turning point of the American Civil War, Gettysburg commemorates a three-day battle that took place in an “unimportant? Pennsylvania town over one hundred and fifty years ago. From the first shots fired at 7:30 a.m. on July 1, 1863 in a field west of Gettysburg, along the Chambersburg Pike, to Robert E. Lee?s losing gamble known as... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 34.95
While there is a vast amount of literature available on Iraqi operations, until now little has been written about the counterinsurgency and stabilization operations in Afghanistan. With this book, a Canadian military historian, who has observed field operations in Afghanistan since 2003, offers a clear view of what is happening in that country. It... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Arab regionalism details and examines the power relations involved in the making of an Arab region. On an empirical level, this book concentrates on the drawing of topographic and ideational boundaries in the Arab region, on Arab regional organizations, on the functional cooperation among Arab states and institutions, and on the socio-cultural... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
The war in Afghanistan is over ten years old. It has cost countless lives and hundreds of billions of pounds. Politicians talk of progress, but the violence is worse than ever. In this powerful and shocking exposé from the front lines in Helmand province, leading journalist and documentary-maker Ben Anderson (HBO, Panorama, and Dispatches) shows... more...