Terrorism is a worldwide problem and one of today's most pressing concerns. This compelling series uses the stories of some of the world's most devastating terrorist attacks as the jumping off point for examining different types of terrorist groups and their supporters, the histories of various terrorist movements, and what is being done to fight terrorism. These authoritative volumes examine current hot spots of conflict, tough issues that have yet to be resolved, and how terrorism- and the threat of terrorism- is shaping today's political landscape.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 September 11, 2001 4
Chapter 2 Al-Qaeda and the 9/11 Plot 12
Chapter 3 Islamist Terrorism 20
Chapter 4 Facing the Islamists 32
Time Line 44
Further Reading 46