The anatomy of terrorism

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Free Press, 1990 - Political Science - 244 pages
Long explores the social, political, and economic factors that help shape the face of terrorism. An expert in counterterrorism with the U.S. State Department, Long offers a rational approach to this murky, often tragic phenomenon, including methods for combatting it and protecting us from its effects.

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When a distinguished State Department analyst produces a tightly written assessment on terrorism, as Long does here, the effort deserves attention. He tackles the crucial elements of national and ... Read full review


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DAVID E. LONG is a consultant on Middle East and Islamic politics and international terrorism. He was a diplomat for 30 years with the U.S. Department of State and specializes in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf. He has authored and edited many books and articles on the Middle East, including The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (1997).

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