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Terrorism, the problem and the challenges

George Pratt Shultz

Terrorism, the problem and the challenges

June 13, 1984

by George Pratt Shultz

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism

  • Edition Notes

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    SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 586
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14938416M

    Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues is a dynamic textbook for students who wish to explore the phenomenon of terrorism past and present. The text begins with a conceptual overview of terrorism, progresses to a focused discussion of the terrorists, investigates the nuances of the terrorist trade, and concludes with a /5(22). universally accepted” definition of terrorism, which is the following: terrorism is the use of violence to create fear (i.e., terror, psychic fear) for (1) political, (2) religious, or (3) ideo - logical reasons (ideologies are systems of belief derived from worldviews that frame.

    Despite this methodological problem we think it would still be helpful if we attempted to limit our discussion of ‘terrorism’ to the academic arena. A good place to start is with the definition Alex Schmid proposed in the volume he edited with Albert Jongman, Political Terrorism: A New Guide to Actors, Authors, Concepts.   The latest edition of Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues by Gus Martin is a well-thought-out, detailed, scholarly work that is a must-read for students engaged in terrorism studies—either in the undergraduate or graduate : SAGE Publications.

    Combating Terrorism: The Challenge of Measuring Effectiveness Introduction Scope This report is designed to help the th Congress better understand the characteristics and importance of measurement of counter-terrorism activities, the dynamics of the phenomenon to be measured, i.e. terrorism, and what would. Challenges to Peacebuilding problem by focusing on “spoilers”—groups and tactics that attempt to obstruct or undermine conflict settlement through a .


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Countries sponsoring terrorism might realise that it is like riding a tiger that, one day, they might fall prey to. The biggest worry of these countries which have suffered at the hands of terrorists is that Weapons of Mass Destruction may fall into the hands of the terrorists and that catastrophic consequences would follow.

counter-terrorism and homeland security at the Council on Foreign Relations. IAN Terrorism Ian Acheson is a senior adviser at the US-based Counter Extremism Project. He has extensive involvement in operational command of serious prison incidents, hostage negotiation, and counter-terrorism policy and practice.

Ian has advised governments in Europe File Size: 6MB. ruined by transnational terrorism is rather minor compared with other challenges considered by the Copenhagen Consensus. On average only people are killed and another are injured each year from transnational terrorist attacks.

Nevertheless, the public in rich countries views transnational terrorism as one of the greatest Size: 1MB. Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of contemporary terrorism that helps readers develop the knowledge and skills they need to critically assess terrorism in general and terrorist Fifth Edition has been comprehensively updated with new information on terrorist incidents, evolving /5(14).

Praise for International Terrorism: Regional Issues and Challenges At a time when accurate, timely information on violent radical Islamist threats too often proves difficult to come by, this book admirably steps into the : David H. Gray. Understanding Terrorism, Second Edition, is a uniquely comprehensive exploration of contemporary terrorism, suitable for professional as well as for academic courses of instruction.

It incorporates key topics as well as discussion boxes and Web exercises intended to stimulate critical thinking in readers - a true "one-stop shop" for gaining an Reviews: 1. Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues (5th ed), by Gus Martin, ISBNSage Publishing, Inc., Terrorism, $ According to Martin, readers of his newest book “will acquire a solid foundation for understanding the nature of terrorism” (pg.

xix). Chapter titles include, Terrorism: FirstFile Size: KB. Get this from a library. Terrorism, the problem and the challenges: J [George Pratt Shultz; United States.

Department of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.]. The Fourth Edition of Gus Martin's Understanding Terrorism, once again offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of contemporary terrorism that helps readers develop the knowledge and skills they need to critically assess terrorism in general and terrorist incidents in particular.

The Fourth Edition presents new, updated theories, cases, and incidents as well 3/5(1). Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Views, and Issues provides a multidisciplinary, full exploration of updated terrorism that helps readers develop the knowledge and experience they need to critically assess terrorism sometimes and terrorist incidents.

Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of domestic and international terrorism that helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to critically assess the expressions and underlying causes of terrorism.

The Sixth Edition has been updated with new information. Following the political examination of terrorism, this chapter suggests that the social problem task is not to expose or define the terrorist of the week – be it the Unabomber or the Islamic State organization (ISIS) threatening national security or the Central Intelligence Agency conducting covert actions – but to examine the political processes and practices that maintain, create, and.

Editions for Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), Cited by: Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of contemporary terrorism that helps readers develop the knowledge and skills they need to critically assess terrorism in general and terrorist Fifth Edition has been comprehensively updated with new information on terrorist incidents, evolving/5.

Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of contemporary terrorism that helps readers develop the knowledge and skills they need to critically assess terrorism in general and terrorist Fifth Edition has been comprehensively updated with new information on terrorist incidents, evolving /5(44).

The problem that now confronts the definition of terrorism in terms of non-combatants is that it faces a further extension to the category of legitimate targets. On the revised definition of terrorism in terms of non-combatants, moral responsibility for lethal attacks is sufficient grounds for justifying a lethal response, i.e., for forfeiting.

As in previous editions,Understanding Terrorism, Third Editionoffers a multi-disciplinary, comprehensive exploration of contemporary terrorism that helps readers develop the knowledge and skills they need to critically assess terrorism in general and terrorist incidents in rd Editionoffers new, updated theories and cases, covers homeland security Brand: C.

(Clarence) Augustus (Gus) Martin. Challenges Posed by International Terrorism to Democracy. International terrorism today derives its inspiration from the holy jihad waged against the Soviets back in That was indeed a turning point in the international political arena.

The years ahead saw a small movement took root that wreaked havoc of colossal magnitudes. Dr. White, an international expert in the field of international terrorism has put together a great book to help the average reader who may be inundated with the "war on terrorism" put the problem in perspective.

The book is presented in terms comprehensible to the average reader and is not a doomsday approach that many terrorism authors have 5/5(5).

The U.N. is silent on terrorism from within a nation-state, while the U.S. code is very specific to mention that either “subnational groups” or “clandestine” actors could be defined as terrorists.

Bruce Hoffman, director of security studies at Georgetown University, discusses the definition of terrorism in his book, Defining Terrorism. Counter-terrorism (also spelled counterterrorism), also known as antiterrorism, incorporates the practice, military tactics, techniques, and strategy that government, military, law enforcement, business, and intelligence agencies use to combat or prevent terrorism.

Counter-terrorism strategy is a government's plan to use the instruments of national power to neutralize .Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of domestic and international terrorism that helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to critically assess the expressions and underlying causes of .“The latest edition of Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues by Gus Martin is a well-thought-out, detailed, scholarly work that is a must-read for students engaged in terrorism studies—either in the undergraduate or graduate level.

Each chapter covers a specific topic key to understanding the terrorist threat, both domestic and international.