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Bombshell: Women and Terrorism
by Mia Bloom
Between 1985 and 2008, female suicide bombers committed more than 230 attacks--about a quarter of all such acts. Women have become the ideal stealth weapon for terrorist groups. They are less likely to be suspected or searched and as a result have been used to strike at the heart of coalition troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. This alarming tactic has been highly effective, g ...more
Hardcover, 308 pages
Published September 6th 2011 by University of Pennsylvania Press
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Mia Bloom was able to compile information about how women are involved in terrorism and the different ways that they participate. It was rather enlightening. I would have like a bit longer section on how to go about educating women in order to stop the willing participation within terrorism but all-in-all a good and educational read.