Terrible beyond endurance?: the foreign policy of state terrorism

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Greenwood Press, Feb 1, 1988 - Political Science - 360 pages
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Stohl and Lopez argue that such developments in international aggressive policies demand more serious scholarly attention than has up to now been paid them, and they suggest a number of emerging trends that warrant examination by political scientists. Such trends include superpower deployment of the troops of regional power centers to avoid direct military action in the Third World; renewed efforts by the United States to develop counterterrorist and rapid deployment approaches; and the rise of terror bombing and related military acts even in arenas where conventional warfare is already being conducted. The editors also argue that these trends will intensify in the future.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Systemic Sources
13
Democracies and the Role of Acquiescence in International
35
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MICHAEL STOHL is Professor of Political Science at Purdue University.

George A. Lopez is Senior Fellow and Professor of Political Science at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. Lopez is editor, with David Cortright, of "Smart Sanctions: Targeting Economic Statecraft" and other books.

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