Countering the New Terrorism / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Recent bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa remind us that U.S. citizens and U.S. interest are not immune to terrorism. Featuring the works of world-renowned experts, this book traces the recent evolution of international terrorism against civilian and U.S. military targets, looks ahead to where terrorism is going, and assesses how it might be contained.
Table of ContentsChapter One: Introduction Ian O. Lesser Changing Terrorism in a Changing World Study Approach and Structure Chapter Two: Terrorism Trends and Prospects Bruce Hoffman Introduction Trends In Terrorism Terrorist Tactical Adaptations Across the Technological Spectrum and Their Implications Conclusion Chapter Three: Networks, Netwar, and Information-Age Terrorism John Arquilla, David Ronfeldt, and Michele Zanini A New Terrorism (with Old Roots) Recent Views About Terrorism The Advent of NetwarAnalytical Background Middle Eastern Terrorism and Netwar Terrorist DoctrinesThe Rise of a War Paradigm Information-Age Terrorism and the U.S. Air Force Policy Implications and Conclusions for the USAF Chapter Four: Countering the New Terrorism: Implications for Strategy Ian O. Lesser Introduction Understanding and Countering the New Terrorism Terrorism in Strategic Context The Lessons and Relevance of Counterterrorism Experience Conceptualizing National Counterterrorism Strategy Conclusions