The more and more transnational nature of terrorist actions compels the overseas neighborhood to bolster the criminal framework within which counter-terrorism actions may still take place at each point, together with that of intergovernmental companies.
This precise, well timed, and thoroughly researched monograph examines one such very important but mostly under-researched and poorly understood intergovernmental association, the association of Islamic Cooperation ('OIC', previously the association of the Islamic Conference). specifically, it analyses intensive its institutional counter-terrorism law-making perform, and the connection among resultant OIC legislation and related UN norms in furtherance of UN worldwide Counter-Terrorism Stategy pursuits. moreover, it explores universal (mis)assumptions concerning the OIC, specifically no matter if its inner institutional weaknesses suggest that its law-making perform is inconsequential on the intergovernmental point; and even if its self-declared Islamic targets and nature are inappropriate to its institutional perform or are as a substitute mirrored inside OIC legislation.
Where major normative tensions are discerned among OIC legislations and UN legislation, the monograph explores not just no matter if those can be explicable, not less than partially, by way of the OIC's Islamic nature, and pursuits, but additionally even if their corresponding institutional felony orders are conflicting or cooperative in nature, and the consequent implications of those findings for overseas counter-terrorism legislations- and policy-making.
This monograph is predicted to charm specially to nationwide and intergovernmental counter-terrorism practitioners and policy-makers, in addition to to students interested by the interplay among foreign and Islamic legislation norms.
From the Foreword by way of Professor Ben Saul, The college of Sydney
Dr Samuels ebook needs to be recommended as an unique and insightful contribution to overseas felony scholarship at the OIC, Islamic legislation, overseas legislations, and counter-terrorism. It fills major gaps in felony wisdom in regards to the colossal funding of overseas and local attempt that has long past into the worldwide counter-terrorism firm over many a long time, and which speeded up markedly after Sep 11. The scope of the e-book is formidable, its subject material is advanced, and its assets are many and numerous. Dr Samuel has deployed a suitable theoretical and empirical method, harnessed an difficult wisdom of the sector, and taken a balanced judgement to endure, to carry those concerns to life.