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Terrorism Today : The Past, the Players, the Future

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780131961838

ISBN10:
0131961837
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
2/24/2006
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

The authors draw from more than 40 years of both academic and professional military experience to present a comprehensive look at the history, current activity and future implications of Terrorism worldwide. This newly revised edition brings the latest developments to life through practical examples, detailed maps and terrorism briefs to help readers visualize the locations and the players involved in terrorism and counterterrorism.Defines Terrorism and associated legal issues. Covers the complex history and motives behind the behavior. Discusses different types of terrorists, ranging from poorly organized groups of fanatics or dissidents with conflicting goals to the more highly organized emerging cells. Provides a clear overview of the many sectors and operations that comprise terrorism and counterterrorism and explores terrorist activity in the U.S. and around the world. Discusses counter measures and explores the war on terror and the past, present and future implications.For anyone in law enforcement, criminal justice, criminology, justice administration, security, sociology, or political science.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Acknowledgments xvi
About the Authors xviii
PART ONE The Definitions and History of Terrorism
1(72)
Defining Terrorism and Legal Issues
3(48)
Overview
3(3)
Terrorism: Searching for a Definition
6(2)
Some Approaches to Defining Terrorism
8(4)
The FBI Construct
12(1)
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Constructs
12(1)
Structures of Terrorist Groups
13(1)
Common Terrorist Qualities
14(1)
Motivations for Terrorists
15(3)
Terrorism as Criminal Behavior
18(1)
Hostage-Taking
18(1)
Legal Issues in Hostage-Taking
19(1)
Assassination
19(9)
After 9-11. . . What Next?
28(1)
The Department of Homeland Security
29(22)
A Brief History of Terrorism
51(22)
Overview
51(1)
Violence and Terrorism
51(2)
When Did Violence become Terrorism?
53(3)
State-Sponsored and Religious Terrorism
56(1)
Global Intelligence Challenges: 2005
56(8)
State-Sponsored Terrorism as Warfare in the Twenty-First Century
64(1)
Religious Terrorism
65(1)
The Turks and the First Crusade
65(2)
State Terror and Genocide
67(1)
Cyclical Nature of Terrorism
68(1)
Contemporary Events: Historical Roots
69(4)
PART TWO Terrorism around the World
73(420)
North America and the Caribbean
75(34)
Connecting the Dots
76(2)
The United States
78(2)
9-11 and Its Aftermath
80(1)
Osama Bin Laden and the Founding of Al Qaeda
81(2)
Flight Training
83(4)
America's Homegrown Terrorism
87(1)
Victims of the Klan
88(1)
Domestic Terrorism
89(2)
International Terrorism
91(3)
Puerto Rico
94(1)
Canada
95(8)
Cuba
103(1)
The Dominican Republic and Haiti
104(5)
Great Britain and Northern Ireland
109(66)
Overview
110(1)
Ireland: A History of Pain and Terror
111(3)
``The Troubles,'' 1968--1998
114(4)
Political Objectives
118(6)
Internment---Arrest and Indefinite Detention without Trial
124(2)
Logistics and Financing of Terror
126(3)
The Irish Republican Army (IRA), or Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA)
129(3)
Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA)
132(1)
Direct Action Against Drugs (DAAD)
132(1)
Republican Sinn Fein (RSF)
132(1)
Real Irish Republican Army (RIRA)
133(1)
Other Irish Terrorist Groups
133(6)
Turf Wars
139(6)
Protestant Marching Season
145(3)
The PIRA and Terror International
148(1)
The Northern Ireland Peace Process
149(5)
The Police Service of Northern Ireland
154(2)
Countering Irish Terrorism
156(2)
Domestic Terrorism in Mainland Britain
158(4)
Islamic Extremist Threats to the United Kingdom
162(4)
Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC)
166(1)
London---July 7, 2005
167(3)
Extreme Right-Wing Groups
170(5)
Western Europe
175(48)
Overview
176(1)
Spain
177(7)
Islamic Extremists' Attack on Spain
184(1)
France
185(4)
Al Qaeda in France
189(4)
Germany
193(7)
Al Qaeda in Germany
200(3)
Italy
203(3)
GAP and NAP
206(3)
Greece and Turkey
209(1)
Greece
209(3)
Cyprus
212(1)
Turkey
213(4)
Al Qaeda in Turkey
217(1)
Belgium
218(5)
Eastern Europe and the Balkans
223(26)
Overview
224(1)
Russia and the Soviet Union
225(7)
Russia's Free-Market Economy and the Russian Mafya
232(2)
Ukraine
234(1)
Chechnya
235(5)
Georgia
240(1)
Yugoslavia
241(4)
Bulgaria
245(1)
Czech Republic
246(3)
North Africa and the Middle East
249(66)
Overview
250(1)
Israel and Its Right to Exist
251(2)
The Stern Gang
253(3)
Irgun Zvaileumi, National Military Organization (NMO)
256(8)
Al-Fatah
264(1)
Abu Nidal Organization
265(2)
Some Significant Incidents
267(1)
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades
268(4)
Hamas
272(2)
Organization and Structure of Hamas
274(6)
Declaration of Principles
280(1)
Jordan
281(3)
Lebanon
284(1)
Islam
285(2)
Hezbollah
287(4)
Syria
291(2)
The Rest of North Africa
293(1)
Morocco
293(1)
Egypt
294(1)
Anwar Sadat, 1919--1981
295(1)
Egypt's Islamic Extremists
296(2)
Libya
298(1)
Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi
298(1)
Support for Terror
298(2)
Operation El Dorado Canyon
300(1)
Pan Am 103
301(1)
Sudan
302(1)
Darfur
303(2)
Algeria
305(10)
The Persian Gulf
315(38)
Overview
316(1)
Saudi Arabia
316(2)
From the Palestinians to Riyadh
318(1)
Al Qaeda and the Saudi Kingdom
319(1)
Wahhabi Islam
319(2)
Kuwait
321(2)
Iraq
323(6)
Operation Iraqi Freedom and Beyond
329(6)
Weapons of Mass Destruction
335(1)
Support for International Terrorism
336(2)
Bahrain
338(2)
Oman
340(2)
Iran
342(6)
Iran and Nuclear Weapons
348(1)
Yemen
348(5)
Northeast, Central, and Southern Africa
353(36)
Overview
354(1)
Ethiopia
354(1)
Somalia
355(3)
Uganda
358(4)
Zimbabwe
362(6)
South Africa
368(7)
Kenya
375(2)
Angola
377(3)
Mozambique
380(1)
Rwanda
381(2)
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
383(2)
Nigeria
385(4)
Southern and Southeast Asia
389(32)
Overview
390(1)
India
391(3)
Pakistan
394(5)
Kashmir
399(4)
Nepal
403(1)
Sri Lanka
403(3)
Afghanistan
406(4)
Burma
410(3)
Cambodia
413(3)
Thailand
416(1)
Vietnam
417(4)
The Pacific Rim
421(28)
Overview
422(1)
China
422(7)
Hong Kong
429(1)
Taiwan (Republic of China)
429(3)
Japan
432(3)
The Two Koreas
435(3)
The Philippines
438(3)
Indonesia
441(4)
Australia
445(2)
International Terrorism
447(2)
Latin America and South America
449(44)
Overview
450(2)
Latin American Terrorism
452(1)
Mexico
452(7)
Guatemala
459(3)
Honduras
462(1)
El Salvador
463(1)
Nicaragua
463(2)
Panama
465(1)
Central American Gang Problems
465(4)
Colombia
469(7)
Peru
476(4)
Bolivia
480(1)
Brazil
481(2)
Uruguay and Paraguay
483(2)
Argentina
485(1)
Chile
486(2)
Venezuela
488(2)
Ecuador
490(3)
PART THREE The War on Terror
493(94)
Countering Terrorism
495(64)
Overview
495(1)
The Roles for Counterterrorism
496(4)
Northern Ireland
500(2)
Terrorism and Aviation
502(19)
U.N. Security Council Resolution 1373
521(1)
The Patriot Act
522(1)
International Policing
522(1)
Intelligence Gathering
522(2)
Intelligence Services
524(3)
Counterterrorism Units
527(8)
Hostage Rescue Units (HRU)
535(4)
Piracy
539(5)
Understanding Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear U.S. Food and Drug Administration Strategies
544(1)
Combatting the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
545(14)
The War against Terrorism
559(28)
Overview
559(1)
Terrorism Gets a Larger Stage
560(2)
Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear Weapons of Mass Destruction
562(1)
Iraq Attack Timeline
563(6)
Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
569(2)
Holy Terror
571(4)
Techno Terrorism
575(1)
Terrorists for Sale or Exchange
576(6)
The Future Threats and Probable Trends
582(5)
Glossary 587(12)
Index 599


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