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Understanding terror networks

Author: Marc Sageman
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenges conventional wisdom about terrorism, arguing that the key to mounting an effective defense against future attacks from Islamist fanatics is a thorough understanding of the networks that allow terrorist operations to proliferate.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sageman, Marc.
Understanding terror networks.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003070524
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Sageman
ISBN: 9780812206791 0812206797
OCLC Number: 794702289
Notes: OldControl:muse9780812206791.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 220 pages)
Contents: Cover ; Contents ; Preface vii ; ONE The Origins of the Jihad; TWO The Evolution of the Jihad; THREE The Mujahedin; FOUR Joining the Jihad; FIVE Social Networks and the Jihad; Conclusion; Appendix: Names of Terrorists; Glossary of Foreign Terms; Bibliography; Index; Acknowledgments.
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"In the late '80s, Sageman worked closely with Islamic fundamentalists during the Afghan-Soviet war and gained an intimate understanding of the development, form, and function of their networks.  Read more...

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"Understanding Terror Networks is one of the most insightful studies published so far on the global Salafi jihad. . . . A major contribution to the academic literature on terrorism. It is required Read more...

 
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