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The Deadly Sin Of Terrorism

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This comparative study of terrorism and counter-measures and their effect upon democratic practices and traditions is published under the auspices of the University of New Brunswick Centre for Conflict Studies in Canada. David A. Charters, Editor, has brought together a team of well-known experts to assess the nature of international terrorism in recent years and the possible effect of anti-terrorist policies and counter-measures upon democratic processes and civil liberties in Britain, Germany, Israel, Italy, ...

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Overview

This comparative study of terrorism and counter-measures and their effect upon democratic practices and traditions is published under the auspices of the University of New Brunswick Centre for Conflict Studies in Canada. David A. Charters, Editor, has brought together a team of well-known experts to assess the nature of international terrorism in recent years and the possible effect of anti-terrorist policies and counter-measures upon democratic processes and civil liberties in Britain, Germany, Israel, Italy, France, and the United States. Their findings challenge current notions about terrorism and its consequences. A selected bibliography points to some of the most important sources of information on terrorism today.

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Meet the Author

DAVID A. CHARTERS, Director, Centre for Conflict Studies, University of New Brunswick, Canada, has written at length about various kinds of conflicts.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1 The Democratic Framework 5
2 Great Britain and the Response to International Terrorism 13
3 Democratic Responses to International Terrorism in Germany 43
4 Italy and International Terrorism 73
5 France and International Terrorism: Problem and Response 103
6 Countering Terrorism in Israel 137
7 The United States' Response to International Terrorism 173
8 Conclusions: Security and Liberty in Balance - Countering Terrorism in the Democratic Context 211
Selected Bibliography 229
Index 235
Contributors 247
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