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Teaching terror : strategic and tactical learning in the terrorist world

Author: James J F Forest
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the world of terrorism, knowledge is a critical asset. Recent studies have revealed that, among international terrorists, there is a global sharing of ideas, tactics, strategies, and lessons learned. This volume explores how, where, and what these terrorists are learning, and highlights why the most lethal terrorist groups are committed to the principles of organizational learning.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Teaching terror
(DLC) 2005035012
(OCoLC)62421242
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James J F Forest
ISBN: 9781461643968 1461643961
OCLC Number: 859155258
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 306 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / James J.F. Forest --
How terrorists learn / Michael Kenney --
Organizational learning and terrorist groups / Horacio R. Trujillo and Brian A. Jackson --
Training camps and other centers of learning / James J.F. Forest --
Virtual training camps : terrorists' use of the Internet / Gabriel Weimann --
The media as a showcase for terrorism / Cindy C. Combs --
The technical challenges of nuclear and radiological terrorism / Annette Schaper --
Al Qaeda's lose and learn doctrine : the trajectory from Oplan Bojinka to 9/11 / Rohan Gunaratna --
Learning to survive : the case of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) / R. Kim Cragin --
Renew to last : innovation and strategy of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) / Román D. Ortiz --
The making of the Jemaah Islamiyah terrorist / Kumar Ramakrishna --
Conclusion / James J.F. Forest.
Responsibility: edited by James J.F. Forest.
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Teaching Terror offers a vital resource of information for strategizing new ways to combat terror and protect society. Highly recommended reading. * Wisconsin Bookwatch * Terrorists are not born, Read more...

 
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