Nonstate Actors in Intrastate Conflicts

Through case studies of Afghanistan, Lebanon, Israel/Palestine and Turkey, this volume examines the manifold roles of external nonstate actors in influencing the outcome of hostilities within a state's borders.

Nonstate Actors in Intrastate Conflicts

Edited by Dan Miodownik and Oren Barak

2013 | 256 pages | Cloth $69.95
Political Science
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Table of Contents

Introduction
—Dan Miodownik and Oren Barak with Maayan Mor and Omer Yair
Chapter 1. The 'Modern Sherwood Forest': Theoretical and Practical Challenges
—Oren Barak and Chanan Cohen
Chapter 2. Framing to Win: The Transnational Recruitment of Foreign Insurgents
—David Malet
Chapter 3. State, Society, and Transnational Networks: The Arab Volunteers in the Afghan War (1984-1990)
—Avraham Sela and Robert A. Fitchette
Chapter 4. A Conceptual Framework for Understanding the Roles of Diasporas in Intrastate Conflicts
—Gabriel Sheffer
Chapter 5. Turkey's Dual Problem: Between Armenia and the Armenian Diaspora
—Nava Löwenheim
Chapter 6. Turkey, the Kurds, and Turkey's Incursions into Iraq: The Effects of Securitization and Desecuritization Processes
—Gallia M. Lindenstrauss
Chapter 7. From a Militia to a Diasporic Community: The Changing Identity of the South Lebanese Army
—Orit Gazit
Chapter 8. Domestic-Regional Interactions and Outside Intervention in Intrastate Conflicts: Insights from Lebanon
—Avraham Sela and Oren Barak

Notes
Bibliography
List of Contributors
Index
Acknowledgments