Modern Jihad: Tracing the Dollars Behind the Terror Networks / Edition 1

Modern Jihad: Tracing the Dollars Behind the Terror Networks / Edition 1

by Loretta Napoleoni
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745321178

ISBN-13: 9780745321172

Pub. Date: 09/28/2003

Publisher: Pluto Press

Modern Jihad is the first book to tackle the issues raised by September 11th 2001 from a specifically economic perspective. Presenting an astonishing array of evidence, taken from extensive research and interviews, the book is an account of controversial issues that lie at the heart of many of today's international problems.  See more details below

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Modern Jihad is the first book to tackle the issues raised by September 11th 2001 from a specifically economic perspective. Presenting an astonishing array of evidence, taken from extensive research and interviews, the book is an account of controversial issues that lie at the heart of many of today's international problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745321172
Publisher:
Pluto Press
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Preface
Acknowledgements
Prologue - 11 September: a former member of an Italian armed group reflects on old and new terror
Pt. IThe Cold War Years: The Economic Dependency of Terror
1The Dilemma of Terrorism: War or Crime?3
2The Macroeconomics of Terror11
3The Privatisation of Terror29
4Terror Reaganomics47
Pt. IIThe New Economic Disorder
5The Birth of the Terror State-Shell63
6Towards a New World Disorder79
7Islamist Economics87
8Terror Jihad: The Islamist Crusades96
9Islamist Financial Colonisation105
10The Economic Forces of Islamist Colonisation117
11The Mosque Network128
Pt. IIIThe New Economy of Terror
12Weak States: Breeding Ground for Terror139
13From Modern Jihad to the New Economy of Terror147
14Terror's Legitimate Business158
15Terror's Balance of Payments166
16State-Shell Economics177
17The Globalisation of the New Economy of Terror188
Conclusions203
Groups207
Glossary223
Notes235
Bibliography262
Index274

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