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Terrorism Today : The Past, the Players, the Future,9780023017315

Terrorism Today : The Past, the Players, the Future

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1st
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9780023017315

ISBN10:
0023017317
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

For courses in Law Enforcement; Criminal Justice; Criminology; Justice Administration; Security; Sociology; or Political Science. Exploring a subject largely ignored by academic writers, this introductory text uncovers terrorist activities in the United States and around the world, drawing from the authors' blend of academic and professional experiences. Its accessible, concise writing; relevant, current data; vivid photos and comprehensive scope provide an effective overview of the many sectors and operations that comprise the broad term of terrorism.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Preface xv
Acknowledgments xxi
About the Authors xxiii
PART I: THE HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF TERRORISM 1(72)
Defining Terrorism
3(28)
Overview
3(25)
Summary
28(3)
A Brief History of Terrorism
31(16)
Overview
31(1)
Violence and Terrorism
31(4)
State Terrorism
35(9)
Summary
44(3)
State and Religious Sponsored Terrorism
47(26)
Overview
47(1)
State Terrorism as Warfare in the 21st Century
48(3)
State Sponsored Terrorism: The Big Seven
51(2)
Iranian Assistance to Palestinian Terrorist Organizations
53(3)
Cuba
56(1)
Iraq
57(1)
Libya
57(3)
North Korea
60(1)
Sudan
60(2)
Syria
62(4)
State Sanctioned and Religious Terrorism
66(2)
State Terror and Genocide
68(2)
Summary
70(3)
PART II: TERRORISM AROUND THE WORLD 73(224)
British Isles and Western Europe
75(42)
Overview
75(1)
Ireland: A History of Pain and Terror
76(7)
Other Irish Terrorist Groups
83(1)
Terrorism in Britain Too
84(6)
France
90(2)
Germany
92(5)
Spain
97(3)
Italy
100(6)
Greece
106(2)
Cyprus
108(1)
Turkey
109(3)
Belgian Terrorism
112(1)
Summary
113(4)
Central and Eastern Europe
117(16)
Overview
117(1)
Russia and the Soviet Union
118(8)
Chechnya
126
Yugoslavia
12(118)
Summary
130(3)
North Africa and the Middle East
133(36)
Overview
133(5)
Terrorist Organizations
138(5)
Jordan
143(6)
Lebanon
149(6)
Syria
155(1)
Morocco
156(1)
Egypt
157(1)
Anwar Sadat
158(1)
Egypt's Islamic Fundamentalists
159(1)
Libya
160(5)
Sudan
165(1)
Summary
166(3)
The Persian Gulf
169(22)
Overview
169(1)
Saudi Arabia
169(3)
Kuwait
172(2)
Iraq
174(4)
Iran
178(5)
Oman
183(2)
Bahrain
185(1)
Yemen
186(3)
Summary
189(2)
Central and Southern Africa
191(22)
Overview
191(1)
Ethiopia
191(1)
Somalia
192(1)
Uganda
192(4)
Rhodesia---Zimbabwe
196(1)
South Africa
197(6)
Kenya
203(2)
Angola
205(1)
Mozambique
206(1)
Rwanda
207(2)
Zaire (Democratic Republic of Congo)
209(2)
Summary
211(2)
Southern and Southeast Asia
213(22)
Overview
213(1)
South Asia
214(5)
Sri Lanka
219(2)
Afghanistan
221(1)
Burma
222(4)
Southeast Asia
226(1)
Cambodia
227(2)
Thailand
229(1)
Vietnam
230(2)
Summary
232(3)
The Pacific Rim
235(14)
Overview
235(1)
China
236(2)
Taiwan (Republic of China)
238(1)
Japan
239(2)
Phillipines
241(2)
Indonesia
243(3)
Australia
246(1)
Summary
247(2)
Latin America
249(24)
Overview
249(1)
Central America
250(1)
Mexico
250(2)
Guatemala
252(2)
Honduras
254(1)
El Salvador
255(1)
Nicaragua
256(1)
Panama
257(1)
South America
258(1)
Columbia
258(2)
Peru
260(4)
Bolivia and Brazil
264(1)
Uruguay
264(2)
Argentina
266(3)
Chile
269(1)
Venezuela
270(1)
Summary
271(2)
North America and the Caribbean
273(24)
Overview
273(1)
The United States of America
274(4)
Domestic Terrorism
278(6)
Canada
284(2)
Cuba
286(3)
The Dominican Republic and Haiti
289(5)
Summary
294(3)
PART III: COUNTER TERRORISM 297(41)
Countering Terrorism
299(222)
Overview
299(1)
The Roles for Counterterrorism
300(3)
Hijackings
303(5)
Intelligence Gathering
308(1)
Counterterrorism Units
309(1)
Great Britain
309(2)
Australia
311(1)
Rhodesia
311(1)
Spain
312(1)
The Persian Gulf
313(1)
France
313(1)
Netherlands
314(1)
Norway
314(1)
Germany
315(1)
Israel
315(2)
United States of America
317(2)
Summary
319(202)
Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century
521
Overview
321(1)
Terrorism Gets a Larger Stage
322(1)
New Gulf War?
323(2)
Holy Terror
325(1)
Techno Terrorism
326(1)
Pro-Life Terrorism
327(6)
Terrorists for Sale or Exchange
333(4)
Summary
337(1)
Index 338


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