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Countering Global Terrorism and Insurgency

Calculating the Risk of State Failure in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq


Part of the New Security Challenges Series book series (NSECH)

About this book


Explores current debates around religious extremism as a means to understand and re-think the connections between terrorism, insurgency and state failure. Using case studies of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq, she develops a better understanding of the underlying causes and conditions necessary for terrorism and insurgency to occur.


Terrorism State Failure Insurgency Counterterrorism Counterinsurgency US Foreign Policy Middle East Southeast Asia Pakistan Afghanistan Iraq International Relations Case Studies insurgency terrorism understanding

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Nottingham Trent UniversityUK

About the authors

Natasha Underhill is a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, UK where she is dedicated to researching in the areas of terrorism, international relations, state failure and the Middle East. She received her PhD from University College Cork, Ireland.

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