Discouraging Terrorism: Some Implications of 9/11

Discouraging Terrorism: Some Implications of 9/11

by Neil J. Smelser, Faith Mitchell, Panel on Understanding Terrorists in Order to Deter Terrorism, National Research Council
     
 

This report addresses the question of what terrorists hold in value. This question is posed in order to assess some means and strategies for deterring, deflecting, or preventing terrorist activities. The report approaches the question on several levels, moving from the use of short-term deterrent strategies to the modification of the broader contexts and conditions

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This report addresses the question of what terrorists hold in value. This question is posed in order to assess some means and strategies for deterring, deflecting, or preventing terrorist activities. The report approaches the question on several levels, moving from the use of short-term deterrent strategies to the modification of the broader contexts and conditions conducive to terrorist activities in the long run. The report focuses on contemporary Islamic extremist terrorism but deals with generic dimensions in many instances.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309085304
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Pages:
46
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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