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The New Terrorism : Fanaticism and the Arms of Mass Destruction.

Author: Walter Laqueur
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The destruction of the World Trade Towers demonstrates the horrifying consequences of a terrorist strike. But as technological advances make weapons of mass destruction frighteningly easy to acquire, a revolution is occurring in the very nature of terrorism--one that may make these attackslook like child's play. In The New Terrorism Walter Laqueur, one of the foremost experts on terrorism and international strategic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Laqueur
ISBN: 9780198027898 0198027893
OCLC Number: 466431201
Description: 1 online resource (326 pages)
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Terrorism and History; Weapons of Mass Destruction; Terrorist Motives: Marx, Muhammad, and Armageddon; Terror and the Far Right; Religion and Terrorism; State Terrorism; Exotic Terrorism; Terrorism and Organized Crime; Terrorism Today and Tomorrow; Terrorism of the Future; Bibliographical Essay; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z.

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The destruction of the World Trade Towers demonstrates the horrifying consequences of a terrorist strike. But as technological advances make weapons of mass destruction frighteningly easy to acquire, a revolution is occurring in the very nature of terrorism--one that may make these attackslook like child's play. In The New Terrorism Walter Laqueur, one of the foremost experts on terrorism and international strategic affairs, recounts the history of terrorism and, more importantly, examines the future of terrorist activity worldwide. Laqueur traces the chilling trend away from terrorism perpet.

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