By J. Millard Burr, Robert O. Collins

ISBN-10: 0511161832

ISBN-13: 9780511161834

ISBN-10: 0511247419

ISBN-13: 9780511247415

ISBN-10: 0521857309

ISBN-13: 9780521857307

Giving to charity is incumbent upon each Muslim. all through heritage, Muslims have donated to the negative and to charitable endowments organize for the needs of marketing Islam during the building of mosques, colleges, and hospitals. in recent times, there was a dramatic proliferation of Islamic charities, a lot of which have been created within the declining many years of the twentieth century through the infusion of oil cash into the Muslim international. whereas each one of these are valid, there's now substantial and being concerned facts to teach that others have extra questionable intentions, and that money from such agencies were diverted to aid terrorist teams, akin to al-Qaeda. The authors of this e-book learn the competition via an in depth research of the charities concerned, their monetary intermediaries, and the terrorist corporations themselves. What they become aware of is that cash from those charities has funded conflicts the world over, from the early days in Afghanistan whilst the mujahideen (Muslim Warriors) fought the Soviets, to next terrorist actions in critical Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, Palestine, and, so much lately, in Europe and the USA. This ground-breaking ebook is the 1st to piece jointly, from an enormous array of assets, the key and intricate monetary platforms that help terror.

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Such a facility should coincide with the analysis and decision-making function which we referred to as the emergency management center. To ensure the effectiveness of the EMC, a clear delegation of authority to the executive in charge and the team involved should be outlined in advance. Building the options for effective recovery involves: building redundancy and flexibility into the supply chain of the organization; designing products and processes which have ready substitutes; building collaborative linkages with local, state and federal authorities, as well as with other industry and local organizations; and building an effective detection and Business continuity: a systematic approach 41 warning mechanism in order to allow emergency managers the maximum time to plan and organize specific recovery efforts.

The devastation due to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 was unprecedented both in terms of human and economic losses. 1. Of the 20 most costly insured catastrophes that have occurred in the world since 1970, half of them have occurred since 2001. There are a number of other large-scale risks which have similar features to terrorism and natural disasters. The trigger for the August 2003 power 42 43 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 1970 1972 1974 1976 1978 1980 1982 9/11/2001 loss (liability and life) Natural catastrophes 1984 1986 1988 Man-made castostrophes 9/11/2001 loss (property and business interruption) 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 Worldwide insured losses from catastrophes, 1970–2008 Wharton Risk Center with data from Swiss Re and Insurance Information Institute.

It should also include directly confronting the terrorists in their bases and training camps, such as those of al-Qaeda in the tribal areas of Pakistan. THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS The international institutions created after World War II shared the ambition of avoiding future international conflicts, and the UN became the main venue for interstate dialogue. Today the UN remains the only international institution allowing for the collective management of the major threats facing humanity.

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