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Understanding Terrorism : Groups, Strategies, and Responses

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9780139361135

ISBN10:
0139361138
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/28/1988
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

This comprehensive and completely up-to-date book provides a straightforward introduction to terrorism that helps readers better understand this complex subject. The book identifies terrorist groups, reviews terrorist tactics, and examines police and government responses to reduce or eliminate the incidence of terrorism. Fully updated to include coverage of Al Qaeda, suicide bombers, specific threats posed by weapons of mass destruction, and the latest counter-terrorism strategies, Understanding Terrorism: Groups, Strategies and Responses 2e brings together the latest scholarship and coverage of the latest world events to bring you the most complete and most current introduction to terrorism book currently available. Reaches a broad audience from the criminal justice professional to the vigilant civilian.

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
Concepts of Terror and Terrorism
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Definitional Problems and Terrorism
Morality of Terrorism
Definitions of Terrorism
Terrorist Apologies
Terrorist Atrocities
Purpose of Terrorism
Conclusions
Key Terms
Review Questions
Websites
Endnotes
Historical Antecedents of Terrorism and Violence
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Sicarii and Zealots
The Assassins and Other Secret Societies
Narodnaya Volya
The Anarchist Tradition
Terrorism in the United States
Puerto Rican Independence
The Jewish Defense League (JDL)
The Ideological Left
The Ideological Right
Single Issue Terrorist
Conclusions
Key Terms
Review Questions
Websites
Endnotes
Violence and Terrorism: The Role of the Mass Media
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Contagion Theory or the Copycat Syndrome
Propaganda Value and the Deed
United States
Law Enforcement
Censorship and Terrorism
Conclusions
Key Terms
Review Questions
Websites
Endnotes
The Palestine Question and al Qaeda
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Palestine Resistance Movement
Palestinian Extremism and the 1973 War
Rejectionist Front: Historical Preview
Invasion of Lebanon
Hizballah
Palestinian Authority
HAMAS and Islamic Jihad
Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades
Al Qaeda
Conclusions
Key Terms
Review Questions
Websites
Endnotes
Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations: The A List
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Palestinian Groups
The Philippines and Southeast Asia
Algerian Groups
Religious Cults
European Groups
Colombia
Peru
Central Asia
Iran
Conclusions
Key Terms
Review Questions
Websites
Endnotes
The Dynamics of Hostage Taking and Negotiation
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Early History of Hostage Taking
Typologies of Hostage Takers
Time, Trust, and the Stockholm Syndrome
London Syndrome
Guidelines for Hostage Events
U.S. Experience: Hostage Rescue
The Good Guys
Other Rescue Attempts
Surviving Hostage Situations
Conclusions
Key Terms
Review Questions
Websites
Endnotes
Contemporary Terrorism and Bombing
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Historical Perspective
Effects of an Explosion
Velocity and Explosives
Vehicle Bombs
Letter Bombs
Bombings Aboard Aircraft
Conclusions
Key Terms
Review Questions
Websites
Endnotes
Suicide Bombers: A Global Problem
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Defining the Problem
Suicide Bombers in the Mideast
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)
Sikh Terrorism
Kashmiri Suicide Bombers
Kurdish Suicide Bombers: The PKK
Al Qaeda
Chechen Suicide Bombers
Other Suicidal Terrorist Groups
Summary
Conclusions
Key Terms
Review Questions
Websites
Endnotes
Counterterrorist Measures: The Response
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Security Measures
Intelligence Function
Counterterrorism Operations: Retaliation and Preemption
Covert Military Operations: Proactive Measures
Counterterrorist Operations: Reactive Measures
Special Operations
National Guard
HRT and NEST
Chemical and Biological Terrorism
United Kingdom and Israel
Legal Framework: Apprehension, Prosecution, and Punishment
Conclusions
Key Terms
Review Questions
Websites
Endnotes
Future of Terrorism
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Israel versus Palestinian Resistance Movement
Islamic Extremism
Low-Intensity Warfare
Super Terrorism
Influence of Terrorism on Democracy
Key Terms
Review Questions
Websites
Endnotes
Map References
Glossary of Te
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