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Hijacking and hostages : government responses to terrorism

Author: J Paul de B Taillon
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.
Series: Praeger studies in diplomacy and strategic thought.
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Terrorism and its manifestations continue to evolve, becoming deadlier and more menacing. This study considers the evolution of terrorism since 1968 and how airlines and governments have attempted to deal with this form of violence through a series of nonforce strategies. Using historical examples, we see how governments, particularly the United States, attempted to counter politically motivated aerial hijacking  Read more...
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Taillon, J. Paul de B., 1953-
Hijacking and hostages.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
(DLC) 2002025206
(OCoLC)49375430
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Paul de B Taillon
ISBN: 0313012229 9780313012228 0275974685 9780275974688 1280422785 9781280422782
OCLC Number: 52760816
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 235 pages).
Contents: Foreword / Ulrich K. Wegener --
1. An Overview of Terrorism --
2. International Aspects of Counterterrorism --
3. Entebbe and Mogadishu: Lessons in Successful Hostage Rescue --
4. Malta: Lessons in Unsuccessful Hostage Rescue --
5. Considerations and Conclusions: Final Considerations.
Series Title: Praeger studies in diplomacy and strategic thought.
Responsibility: J. Paul de B. Taillon ; foreword by Ulrich K. Wegener.
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