Terrorism

Terrorism

by Laura K. Egendorf

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ISBN-13: 9780737722475
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 5.45(w) x 8.51(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?11
Introduction14
Chapter 1Is Terrorism a Serious Threat?
Chapter Preface18
1.Terrorism Poses a Serious Threat20
2.The Threat of Terrorism Is Being Reduced27
3.Biological Terrorism Is a Serious Threat33
4.The Threat of Biological Terrorism Has Been Exaggerated39
5.America Is a Serious Terrorist Threat43
6.Southeast Asian Terrorism Is a Serious Problem52
7.Narcoterrorism Is a Serious Threat57
Periodical Bibliography66
Chapter 2What Are the Causes of Terrorism?
Chapter Preface68
1.Islam Encourages Terrorism70
2.Islam Does Not Encourage Terrorism79
3.Economic Problems Cause Terrorism86
4.Economic Problems Do Not Cause Terrorism92
5.Israel's Occupation of Palestine Causes Terrorism100
6.Palestinian Hatred of Israel Causes Terrorism106
Periodical Bibliography110
Chapter 3How Should America's Domestic War on Terrorism Be Conducted?
Chapter Preface112
1.Antiterrorism Legislation Will Make America Safer114
2.Antiterrorism Legislation Threatens Civil Liberties118
3.Racial Profiling Will Make America Safer123
4.Racial Profiling Will Make America Less Safe129
5.Immigration Must Be Restricted to Protect America Against Terrorists133
6.Immigrants Enhance National Security142
Periodical Bibliography149
Chapter 4How Should the International Community Respond to Terrorism?
Chapter Preface151
1.The United Nations Should Lead the Fight Against Terrorism153
2.The United Nations Should Not Lead the Fight Against Terrorism157
3.War Is an Appropriate Response to Terrorism162
4.War Is the Wrong Response to Terrorism Progressive169
5.Brokering a Peace Between Israel and Palestine Can Reduce Terrorism176
6.Brokering a Peace Between Israel and Palestine Will Not Reduce Terrorism183
Periodical Bibliography188
For Further Discussion189
Organizations to Contact191
Bibliography of Books195
Index198

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