War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification

War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification

By: Jeff Halper (author)Hardback

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* Shortlisted for the Palestine Book Awards 2016**BR**BR*Modern warfare has a new form. The days of international combat are fading. So how do major world powers maintain control over their people today?*BR**BR*This book is a disturbing insight into the new ways world powers such as the US, Israel, Britain and China forge war today. It is a subliminal war of surveillance and whitewashed terror, conducted through new, high-tech military apparatuses, designed and first used in Israel against the Palestinian population. Including nano-technology, hidden camera systems, information databases on civilian activity, automated targeting systems and unmanned drones, it is used to control the very people the nation's leaders profess to serve.*BR**BR*Jeff Halper reveals that this practice is much more insidious than was previously thought. As Western governments claw back individual liberties, War Against the People is a reminder that fundamental human rights are being compromised for vast sections of the world, and that this is a subject that should concern everyone.

About Author

Jeff Halper is the head of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD). He is the author of War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification (Pluto, 2015), An Israeli in Palestine (Pluto, 2010) and Obstacles to Peace (ICAHD, 2013).

Contents

Introduction How Does Israel Get Away With It? Acronyms Part I: The Global Pacification Industry 1. Enforcing Hegemony: Securocratic Wars in Global Battlespace Part II: A Pivotal Israel 2. Why Israel? The Thrust Into Global Involvement 3. Niche-Filling in a Global Matrix of Control Part III: Weaponry of Hybrid Warfare and Securocratic Control (Niche 1) 4. Niche 1: Weaponry of Hybrid Warfare and Securocratic Control 5. Dominant Maneuver 6. Precision Engagement Part IV: Securitisation and 'Sufficient Pacification' (Niche 2) 7. Niche 2: The Securocratic Dimension: A Model of 'Sufficient Pacification' 8. Operational Doctrines and Tactics Part V: Serving Hegemons Throughout the World-System 9. Serving the Hegemons on the Peripheries: The 'Near' Periphery 10. Security Politics on the 'Far' Periphery 11. The Private Sector Part VI: Domestic Securitisation and Policing 12. Serving the Core's Ruling Classes 'At Home' Conclusions: Mounting Counterhegemonic Challenges and Resisting Pacification Resisting Capitalist Hegemony and Pacification: The Need for Infrastructure Resistance to Pacification: Focusing on the MISSILE Complex Notes On-Line Resources Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780745334318
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780745334318
  • ISBN10: 0745334318

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