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Terrorism in the Twenty-First Centuryhelps readers understand what terrorism is and realistically assess the future of this phenomenon. Putting terrorism into historical perspective and approaching it as a form of political violence, this text offers tools like the latest data and numerous case studies to facilitate the critical analysis of terrorist acts and break down what, who, why, and how.Terrorism in the Twenty-First Centurysurveys national and international responses, evaluating their effectiveness and concluding with notes on future threats and trends.
Table of Contents
|Terrorism in Perspective|
|An Idea Whose Time Has Come?|
|Not a Modern Phenomenon|
|Ideology and Terrorism|
|Rights from Wrongs?|
|Who are the Terrorists?|
|Criminals or Crusaders?|
|Terrorism by the State|
|How do they Operate?|
|A Weapon for Both Sides?|
|Domestic Terrorism in the United States|
|Responses to Terrorism|
|Legal Perspectives on Terrorism|
|The Use of Special Forces|
|Terrorism, Intelligence, and the Law|
|A Frail Defense|
|Current Trends and Future Prospects|
|New Terrorist Threat|
|Weapons of Mass Destruction|
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