The increased targeting of civilians by militants raises serious and profound questions for policy-makers. Examining conflict in Northern Ireland, Israel and Palestine, this book focuses on ethno-nationalist militant groups and formulates a model to constrain violence against civilians.
About the Author
Aoibhín de Búrca is Communications Manager for the Irish Humanities Alliance in the Royal Irish Academy's Policy and International Relations Department. She was an Ad Astra Research Scholar in University College Dublin where she received her PhD. She also lectured on Middle East Politics, the Irish Peace Process and International Conflict and Security in UCD and Dublin City University. Previous to academia she was a news and current affairs journalist for Irish national radio.
Table of Contents1. Introduction 2. The Study of Terrorism and Political Violence 3. Northern Ireland and the Provisional IRA 4. Israel and Palestine, Hamas and the al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades 5. Implications and challenges for policy makers