The New Global Terrorism: Characteristics, Causes, Controls
Charles W. Kegley
Prentice Hall, 2003 - Political Science - 284 pages
This book comprehensively covers the debatable issues regarding the post-September 11th wave of terrorism, the multiple roots of this deadly new form of international violence, and the leading ideas being considered as means for the “war on global terrorism” to be won. Informed and informative interpretations, written by the world's most authoritative scholars especially for this book, present a balanced and accessible set of essays and chapters describing the new international terrain that has emerged in the wake of 9-11. A three-part organization breaks the subject of global terrorism into three categories of analysis, and demonstrates to readers that how terrorism is defined will shape the conclusions that are reached about its causes and remedies. For analyzing present and future acts of terrorism, creating awareness of the obstacles to accurately understanding it, and consideration of the strategies for containing the destructiveness of this deadly phenomena.
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The characteristics Causes and Controls i
The Changing Characteristics
Terrorism and Irregular Warfare
The Four Waves of Rebel Terror and September 11
Terrorism against the State
Is There a Good Terrorist?
The Evolving Strategies of Political Terrorism
The Causes of terrorism past and present
Why is America the Primary Target? Terrorism
Is the New Global Terrorism a Clash of Civilizations?
The Religious Roots of Contemporary Terrorism
The Roots of Muslim Rage
When It Occurs Why It Fails
The Control of the New Global Terrorism
Responding Morally to Global Terrorism
The Weakest Link in the War against
Why Modern Terrorism? Differentiating Types
Bringing International Law to Bear on the Control