Teaching terror: strategic and tactical learning in the terrorist world

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2006 - Business & Economics - 306 pages
In the world of terrorism, knowledge is a critical asset. Recent studies have revealed that, among international terrorists, there is a global sharing of ideas, tactics, strategies, and lessons learned. This volume explores how, where, and what these terrorists are learning, and highlights why the most lethal terrorist groups are committed to the principles of organizational learning.

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Contents

Understanding Knowledge Transfer in the Terrorist World
33
Organizational Learning and Terrorist Groups
52
Training Camps and Other Centers of Learning
69
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JAMES J. F. FOREST is Director of Terrorism Studies at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he teaches courses on counterterrorism and information warfare and directs research initiatives for the Combating Terrorism Center (http://ctc.usma.edu).

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