Terrorism and Counterterrorism : Understanding the New Security Environment, Readings and Interpretations

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Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Understanding the New Security Environment, Readings and Interpretations, Third Edition offers perspectives of leading authorities who have explored the spectrum of terrorism issues in the United States and overseas.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Defining the Threatp. 1
Defining Terrorism: Means, Ends, and Motivesp. 2
"Defining Terrorism" Inside Terrorism (2006)p. 4
"Terrorism: Theirs & Ours," Terrorism: Theirs & Ours (2001)p. 34
"The Logic of Terrorism: Terrorist Behavior as a Product of Strategic Choice," Origins of Terrorism: Psychologies, Ideologies, Theologies, States of Mind, Walter Reich, ed. (1998)p. 42
Understanding the Facilitators of Modern Terrorismp. 55
"Behind the Curve: Globalization and International Terrorism," International Terrorism (Winter 2002/03)p. 57
"Do Terrorist Networks Need a Home?" Washington Quarterly (Summer 2002)p. 79
"Weak States and Global Threats: Fact or Fiction," Washington Quarterly (Spring 2006)p. 88
The New Terrorismp. 110
"The New Terrorism," Original Work (2007)p. 112
"Networks, Netwar, and Information-Age Terrorism," Countering the New Terrorism (1999)p. 134
"Defeating Al Qaeda-The Pioneering Vanguard of the Islamic Movements," Washington Quarterly (2007)p. 158
"Rethinking Threat Assessments for Terrorist Targets: Applying the Lessons of Complex Terrorism," Original Work (2007)p. 188
Religion and the Intersection with Terrorismp. 207
"Terrorism in the Name of Religion," Journal of International Affairs (Summer 1996)p. 207
"A Genealogy of Radical Islam," Studies in Conflict & Terrorism (2005)p. 225
"The Clash within Islam," Survival (Spring 2003)p. 248
Modern Methods and Modes of Attackp. 263
"Assessing the Post-9/11 Threat of CBRN Terrorism," Original Work (2007)p. 266
"Terrorism in the Genomic Age," (2003)p. 288
"The Leaderless Nexus: When Crime and Terror Converge," Studies in Conflict & Terrorism (2005)p. 295
"The Logic of Suicide Terrorism," The Atlantic Monthly (June 2003)p. 311
"The Evolution of Suicide Terrorism and Its Implications for Research," Original Work (2007)p. 323
Countering the Terrorist Threatp. 339
Terrorism and the Mediap. 340
"Dilemmas Concerning Media Coverage of Terrorist Attacks," The Counter-Terrorism Puzzle, A Guide for Decision Makers (2005)p. 342
"Watchdogs on a Leash: Closing Doors on the Media," The War on Our Freedoms: Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism (Public Affairs, 2003)p. 350
"High-Tech Terror: Al-Qaeda's Use of New Technology," The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs (Summer 2006)p. 360
"www.terror.net: How Modern Terrorism Uses the Internet," Special Report No. 116 (March 2004)p. 372
The Challenges of Terrorism to a Free Societyp. 386
"The Soft Underbelly of American Primacy: Tactical Advantages of Terror," Political Science Quarterly (vol. 117, no. 1, 2002)p. 388
"A Nasty Business," The Atlantic Monthly (January 2002)p. 404
"The Limits of Military Power," Washington Quarterly (Winter 2001)p. 410
"Showstoppers: Nine Reasons Why We Never Sent Our Special Operations Forces after Al Qaeda before 9/11," Weekly Standard (January 26, 2004)p. 428
Strategies and Approaches for Combating Terrorismp. 442
"Terrorism, Strategies, and Grand Strategies," Attacking Terrorism: Elements of a Grand Strategy (Georgetown University Press (February 2004)p. 444
"US Counter-terrorism Options: A Taxonomy," Survival (Autumn 2007)p. 460
"Preemptive Military Doctrine: No Other Choice," Original Work (2005)p. 483
"Beyond Al Qaeda: Countering a Decentralized Terrorist Threat," Washington Quarterly (Summer 2004)p. 492
"Terrorism: Denying Al Qaeda Its Popular Support," Washington Quarterly (Winter 2004-05)p. 502
"Untangling the Terror Web: Identifying and Counteracting the Phenomenon of Crossover between Terrorist Groups," SAIS Review (Winter-Spring 2004)p. 513
Leveraging the Role of the Private Sectorp. 528
"Going to the Source: Why Al Qaeda's Financial Network is Likely to Withstand the Current War on Terrorist Financing," Studies in Conflict and Terrorism (vol. 27, 2004)p. 530
"Global Terrorism and the Private Sector: The Impact of 9/11 on Security Awareness and Operations in Financial Institutions," Original Workp. 548
"Cross-Sector Intelligence Partnerships," Original Work (2007)p. 560
Winning the War on Terrorismp. 579
"Al Qaeda Strikes Back," Foreign Affairs (May/June 2007)p. 581
"How al-Qaida Ends: The Decline and Demise of Terrorist Groups," International Security (Winter 2002/03)p. 592
"The Uncontested Battles: The Role of Actions, Networks, and Ideas in the Fight against Al-Qaeda," Original Work (2007)p. 625
"Winning the Campaign against Terrorists: Five Considerations," Original Work (2007)p. 647
Acknowledgmentsp. 661
Indexp. 665
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