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Contending with terrorism : roots, strategies, and responses

Author: Michael E Brown; et al
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010.
Series: International security readers
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Experts explore the sources of contemporary terrorism, what terrorists want, and how the United States and other countries should respond.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael E Brown; et al
ISBN: 9780262514644 0262514648
OCLC Number: 760459953
Description: xli, 418 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Market civilization and its clash with terror / Michael Mousseau --
Behind the curve : globalization and international terrorism / Audrey Kurth Cronin --
Motives for martyrdom : Al-Qaida, Salafi Jihad, and the spread of suicide attacks / Assaf Moghadam --
The strategies of terrorism / Andrew H. Kydd and Barbara F. Walter --
Why terrorism does not work / Max Abrahms --
Correspondence : does terrorism ever work? : the 2004 Madrid train bombings / William Rose and Rysia Murphy, Max Abrahms --
What terrorists really want : terrorist motives and counterterrorism strategy / Max Abrahms --
Correspondence : what makes terrorists tick / Erica Chenoweth, Nicholas Miller, and --
Elizabeth McClellan, Hillel Frisch, and Paul Staniland, Max Abrahms --
Deterring terrorism : it can be done / Robert F. Trager and Dessislava P. Zagorcheva --
Friends like these : counterinsurgency and the war on terrorism / Daniel L. Byman --
NATO's international security role in the terrorist era / Renee de Nevers --
Assessing the dangers of illicit networks : why Al-Qaida may be less dangerous than many think / Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni and Calvert Jones --
How Al-Qaida ends : the decline and demise of terrorist groups / Audrey Kurth Cronin.
Series Title: International security readers
Responsibility: edited by Michael E. Brown ... [et al.].

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"It is hard to be stimulating and instructive on a subject that has held as much attention as has terrorism for a decade and more. But the essays in this volume combine those characteristics for the Read more...

 
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