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What terrorists want : understanding the enemy, containing the threat

Author: Louise Richardson
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores the origins of terrorism, the goals of diverse terrorist groups throughout history, the impact of 9/11 and the changing face of terrorism, the future prospects of terrorist actions, and what can be done to restore global order.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Richardson
ISBN: 1400064813 9781400064816
OCLC Number: 64771109
Description: xxii, 312 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: What is terrorism? --
Where have terrorists come from? --
What causes terrorism? --
The three Rs: revenge, renown, reaction --
Why do terrorist kill themselves? --
What changed and what did not on September 11, 2001 --
Why the war on terror can never be won --
What is to be done?
Responsibility: Louise Richardson.
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Explores the origins of terrorism, the goals of diverse terrorist groups throughout history, the impact of 9/11 and the changing face of terrorism, the future prospects of terrorist actions, and what can be done to restore global order.

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