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This comprehensive and completely up-to-date book provides a straightforward introduction to terrorism that helps readers better understand this complex subject. The book identifies terrorist groups, reviews terrorist tactics, and examines police and government responses to reduce or eliminate the incidence of terrorism. Fully updated to include coverage of Al Qaeda, suicide bombers, specific threats posed by weapons of mass destruction, and the latest counter-terrorism strategies, Understanding Terrorism: Groups, Strategies and Responses 2e brings together the latest scholarship and coverage of the latest world events to bring you the most complete and most current introduction to terrorism book currently available. Reaches a broad audience from the criminal justice professional to the vigilant civilian.


Understanding Terrorism Groups, Strategies, and Responses by James M. Poland

SKU: 9780131127159
    • Paperback: 328 pages
    • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 2 edition (March 1, 2004)
    • Language: English
    • ISBN-10: 0131127152
    • ISBN-13: 978-0131127159