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Dying to win : the strategic logic of suicide terrorism

Author: Robert Anthony Pape
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A study of suicide terrorism analyzes the motivations behind the phenomenon, charting incidents of suicide terrorism around the world, examining key patterns in the events, and outlining ways in which governments can fight them.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pape, Robert Anthony, 1960-
Dying to win.
New York : Random House, ©2005
(DLC) 2005042927
(OCoLC)58526762
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Anthony Pape
ISBN: 9781588364609 1588364607
OCLC Number: 668227928
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 335 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction. The growing threat --
Explaining suicide terrorism --
pt. 1. The strategic logic of suicide terrorism. A strategy for weak actors --
Targeting democracies --
Learning terrorism pays --
pt. 2. The social logic of suicide terrorism. Occupation and religious difference --
Demystifying al-Qaeda --
Suicide terrorist organizations around the globe --
pt. 3. The individual logic of suicide terrorism. Altruism and terrorism --
The demographic profile of suicide terrorists --
Portraits of three suicide terrorists --
Conclusion. A new strategy for victory --
Acknowledgments --
Appendix I. Suicide terrorist campaigns, 1980-2003 --
Appendix II. Occupations by democratic states, 1980-2003 --
Appendix III. Salafism in major Sunni Muslim majority countries.
Responsibility: Robert A. Pape.
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A study of suicide terrorism analyzes the motivations behind the phenomenon, charting incidents of suicide terrorism around the world, examining key patterns in the events, and outlining ways in which governments can fight them.

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