9780132683111

Terrorism Today : The Past, the Players, the Future

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132683111

  • ISBN10:

    0132683113

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/9/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Taking an unbiased approach, Terrorism Todayoffers a lens into the history and status of terrorism around the world. Written with a global perspective, it addresses different regions of the world and the terrorist groups in each region. The text examines terrorist events and groups, analyzes responses to terrorism and the resulting changes in terrorist strategies, and steps through each continent mapping out current and future trends. The text's fifteen chapters build from historical backgrounds to predictions about terrorism in the twenty-first century.

Table of Contents

PART 1: THE DEFINITONS AND HISTORY OF TERRORISM

1.      In Search of a Definition for Terrorism

2.      A Brief History of Terrorism

 

PART 2: GLOBAL TERRORISM

3.      The United States of America

4.      Canada and the Caribbean

5.      Great Britain and Northern Ireland

6.      Western Europe

7.      Eastern Europe and the Balkans

8.      North Africa and the Middle East

9.      Persian Gulf

10.  Northeast, Central, and Southern Africa

11.  Southern and Southeast Asia

12.  Pacific Rim

13.  Latin America and South America

 

PART 3: THE WAR ON TERROR

14.  Countering Terrorism

15.  The Future—What’s Next for Terrorism?

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