Simple Models to Explore Deterrence and More General Influence in the War with al-Qaeda

Simple Models to Explore Deterrence and More General Influence in the War with al-Qaeda

by Paul K. Davis
     
 

Deterring terrorism is best approached as part of a broad effort to influence all elements of a terrorist system, and simple, conceptual models of decisionmaking can help in understanding how to affect others1 behavior. The paper lays out a theory of how to use influence to affect elements of a terrorist system, touching on root causes, individual motivation,

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Deterring terrorism is best approached as part of a broad effort to influence all elements of a terrorist system, and simple, conceptual models of decisionmaking can help in understanding how to affect others1 behavior. The paper lays out a theory of how to use influence to affect elements of a terrorist system, touching on root causes, individual motivation, public support, and likely factors in the decisionmaking of terrorist organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833049797
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
07/21/2010
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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