Unmasking Terror: A Global Review of Terrorist Activities

Unmasking Terror: A Global Review of Terrorist Activities

by Jamestown Foundation
     
 

For over a year the Jamestown Foundation has published objective, fact-driven analyses of terrorist organizations and their operations, through its Terrorism Monitor publication. As the only periodical in circulation devoted to examining the war on terror and the struggle against al Qaeda, the newsletter offers a unique perspective comprising some of the

Overview

For over a year the Jamestown Foundation has published objective, fact-driven analyses of terrorist organizations and their operations, through its Terrorism Monitor publication. As the only periodical in circulation devoted to examining the war on terror and the struggle against al Qaeda, the newsletter offers a unique perspective comprising some of the world's leading experts on international terrorism. Unmasking Terror is a compilation of articles from the first year of Terrorism Monitor. Through the lively and understandable articles in Unmasking Terror, readers can quickly gain an appreciation for the complexities of the various terrorist groups, their motives, aims, and sources of support. The book is an excellent resource for private sector experts, policymakers and intelligence officials, and anyone seeking a greater understanding of the many challenges of combating terrorism.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"A valuable addition to our understanding of international terrorism and is certain to be a useful tool for some time to come." —Peter Bergen, CNN terrorism analyst and author of HOLY WAR, INC.

"At a time when discussions on terrorism have been largely overshadowed by political rhetoric, UNMASKING TERROR is an outstanding source of objective analysis on terrorist organizations throughout the world." —Zbigniew Brzezinski, former U.S. National Security Advisor

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780967500935
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Pages:
596
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Lt. Gen William E. Odom was a retired Army lieutenant general who was a senior military and intelligence official in the Carter and Reagan administrations.

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