Dissuading Terror: Strategic Influence and the Struggle Against Terrorism (Google eBook)
U.S. government decisionmakers face a number of challenges as they attempt to form policies that aim to dissuade terrorists from attacking the United States, divert youths from joining terrorist groups, and persuade the leaders of states and nongovernmental institutions to withhold support for terrorists. The successes or failures of such policies and campaigns have long-lasting effects. The findings of this research help U.S. decisionmakers more closely refine how and in what circumstances strategic influence campaigns can best be applied.
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Chapter One Introduction
Chapter Two The Theoretical Underpinnings of Strategic Influence
What Influence Can Hope to Achieve
Chapter Four Potential Audiences in the Muslim World
Chapter Five Implications for the Struggle Against Terrorism
Chapter Six New Challenges Ahead
Appendix A The Military Perspective on Strategic Influence
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