World Terrorism

World Terrorism

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This title provides the definitive reference resource on terrorism throughout the world from Ancient Greece and Rome to the post-September 11 world. This illustrated set includes more than 200 in-depth articles and provides students with essential background on the various types, definitions, and categories of terrorism -- domestic and international, religious and nationalist, state and non-state, left-wing and right-wing -- as well as detailed entries on terrorist movements and incidents throughout history and across the globe. Other sections detail the various methods and aims of modern terrorist groups; the technologies, resources, and expertise brought to bear by counterterrorist organizations; and the effects of the September 11 attacks on homeland security, emergency response systems, law enforcement and intelligence-gathering, civil rights, imprisonment and detention, victim relief, immigration policies, and other social, political, and economic issues. An extensive chronology of events, a short-entry appendix of terrorist groups and leaders, and hundreds of photographs, maps, and diagrams help make this an invaluable resource on a vital issue of national and world affairs.Atta and Abdulaziz Alomari (AA flight 11) left Boston in a rented Nissan Altima and drove to Portland, Maine, where they visited two bank ATMs and a Wal-Mart and stayed overnight ... Mohamed Atta left behind a will, dated April 11, 1996, when he was a student in Hamburg, Germany. ... materials, including a handheld electronic flight computer and a simulator-procedures manual for B-757s and B- 767s.

Title:World Terrorism
Author:James Ciment
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-03-10


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