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Smarter Bomb: Women and Children as Suicide Bombers (Updated)

3.69  ·  Rating details ·  13 ratings  ·  3 reviews
This compelling book offers a unique glimpse into the motivations of suicide bombers, especially women and children, and those who recruit and dispatch them. As a woman and a mother, Anat Berko was able to win the trust of imprisoned bombers and speak with them intimately. Entering Israel s most heavily secured cells, she met with female and adolescent would-be suicide bom ...more
Paperback, 222 pages
Published September 1st 2016 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published October 12th 2012)
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أميرة هاني
Sep 09, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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I read this book until I got to the page where the author says something along the lines of "..this Palestinian woman tried to kill herself because her husband is in some Israeli jail and she's sexually unsatisfied..." and after the initial WTF-reaction subsides, I google her and yup that makes perfect sense now.
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Nov 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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An incredible, insightful book about people with nothing to lose. Brilliant.
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"Every woman involved in terrorism is a romantic."
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