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Targeted violence : a statistical and tactical analysis of assassinations, contract killings, and kidnappings

Author: Glenn McGovern
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, ©2010.
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Examines incidents of targeted violence, including contract killings, assassinations, and planned kidnappings. This book analyzes the modus operandi of individual assailants and groups to highlight the commonalities between targeted victims and why certain groups tend to target specific types of individuals.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McGovern, Glenn.
Targeted violence.
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, ©2010
(DLC) 2009043219
(OCoLC)457164101
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn McGovern
ISBN: 9781439825136 1439825130
OCLC Number: 666421493
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 305 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Chronology of attacks --
2. Global statistics --
3. Attack methodology --
4. Attack locations --
5. Methods of operation --
6. Victimology --
7. Case studies of attacks on motorcades --
8. Case studies of attacks on pedestrians.
Responsibility: Glenn P. McGovern.
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Author Glenn P. McGovern has aggregated 900 incidents spanning from 1950 through 2008. These attacks include assassinations, contract killings, and kidnappings perpetrated around the world. He Read more...

 
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