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Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Understanding Threats and Responses in the Post-9/11 World

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Focusing on the phenomenon of terrorism in the post-Cold War and post-9/11 era, Terrorism and Counterterrorism looks at this form of political violence in an international and American context and in light of new and historical trends. Broadly addressing the question “What is terrorism?,” Brigitte Nacos, a renowned expert in the field, clearly defines and discusses terrori

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Paperback, 336 pages
Published July 16th 2007 by Longman Publishing Group
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Kw Estes
Aug 26, 2009 Kw Estes rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This text serves as an overview of 'terrorism' and how it has been responded to throughout the 20th century. I must put quotations around 'terrorism', because Nacos paints with such a large brush when describing the phenomenon. Are environmental or animal rights activists who defile buildings really the 'evil beings' we normally associate with the word? One must be careful in writing about such a subject that the label is not used so profligately as to render it meaningless--simply a term to be ...more
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Apr 28, 2010 Reader2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: school-textbooks
Terrorism and Counterterrorism--very good.
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