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Intro to War and Terrorism
Russian incursion in Ukraine and Syria. China's push to control the Pacific. The Islamic State running rampant in Iraq and Syria. Armed conflict between both state and non-state actors is occurring in multiple hotspots across the globe right now. Find out more about world conflict here.
CIA World Factbook
Provides information on the history, culture, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, infrastructure and military for 267 nations.
Defense One offers global security news with an emphasis on U.S. defense policies.
International Encyclopedia of Peace
Young, Nigel J. 2010. Offers a guide to a range of historical, political, theoretical and philosophical issues relating to peace and conflict.
The Diffusion of Military Power : Causes and Consequences for International Politics
2010. Michael Horowitz. Examines the financial and organizational requirements for military innovation and the international impact of states the refuse to innovate.
Guide to Nongovernmental Organizations for the Military
Lynn Lawry. 2009. Written for military personnel, this guide offers a primer to NGOs during emergency response.
Hyperconflict : Globalization and Insecurity
2010. James H. Mittelman. Examines the effects of globalization on world security.
Mediatized Conflict : Developments in Media and Conflict Studies
2006, Simon Cottle
Explores how the media portrays conflict to influence the population.
Political Violence, Organized Crimes, Terrorism, and Youth
2008. M. Demet Ulusoy, NATO. Offers an analysis on the consequences of violence caused by political unrest, organized crime, and terrorism on the global youth.
Renegade Regimes : Confronting Deviant Behavior in World Politics
2005. Miroslav Nincic. Provides an analysis of international response to the disruptive actions of rouge states.
Terrorism, Civil War, and Revolution : Revolution and International Politics
2010. Peter Calvert. Analyzes key issues in civil war and terrorism to include use of force by the state in the international system, challenges to states, wars of national liberation, counterinsurgency, and more.
War No More : Eliminating Conflict in the Nuclear Age
2003. Robert Hinde, Joseph Rotblat
This work discusses the factors which generate conflict. It then suggests how we can prevent future conflict.
Wiki at War: Conflict in a Socially Networked World
2012, James Jay Carafano.
Explores how social media affects the face of modern conflict.