The Resource Terrorism and counterterrorism, Brigitte L. Nacos

Terrorism and counterterrorism, Brigitte L. Nacos

Label
Terrorism and counterterrorism
Title
Terrorism and counterterrorism
Statement of responsibility
Brigitte L. Nacos
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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Nacos, Brigitte Lebens
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6431
LC item number
.N34 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
Label
Terrorism and counterterrorism, Brigitte L. Nacos
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction: The Terrorist Threat -- Terrorism Trends Over the Last Decades -- 2.The Perennial Debate: What Is Terrorism? -- The Meaning of Terrorism Over Time -- The Definitional Potpourri -- Obama Administration: Downplaying the "T" Word -- Public Debate on the Definition of Terrorism -- State Terror(ism) -- The Meaning of Terrorism in this Volume -- Is Terrorism Ever Justified? -- Terrorism Studies, a Field in Search of Theory and Methodology -- 3.Terrorism in the Global Context -- Different Types of Groups -- The Roots of Modern Terrorism -- The Post-World War II Wave -- 1968: The Advent of Modern-Day Terrorism -- IRA and ETA: Groups that Transcend the Average Life Span of Terrorist Groups -- The Decline of Left-Wing Terrorism -- The Rise of Catastrophic Terrorism -- Unrestrained Terrorism and Counterterrorism after the Cold War -- The Old and New Terrorism in the Post-Cold War Era -- Modernization, Globalization, and the Proliferation of Religious Violence -- ISIS-a Terrorist Organization, a Guerrilla Force, or a Rogue State? -- 4.Terrorism in the American Context -- Right-Wing Terrorism -- The Ku Klux Klan -- Christian Identity and Neo-Nazi Groups -- The Patriot and Militia Movement -- The Sovereign Citizens Movement -- Left-Wing Terrorism -- The First Anarchists in the United States -- The Weather Underground -- The Black Panther Party -- The Symbionese Liberation Army -- Single-Issue Terrorism -- Antiabortion Violence -- The Animal and Earth Liberation Fronts -- The Jewish Defense League -- Puerto Rican Nationalist Groups -- Ideological Waves -- 5.Religious Terrorism: Political Violence in the Name of God -- Defending the Faith in "Cosmic Wars" -- The Proliferation of Religious Violence -- Alienation, Humiliation, and Fear -- The jihadi Movement and Political Violence -- Muslims -- Islamists -- Salafis and Wahhabis -- Jihadis -- Jihadi Ideology -- Homegrown Jihadis in the West-Including the United States -- 6.The Making of Terrorists: Causes, Conditions, Influences -- Terrorism as a Result of Rational Choice -- Terrorism as a Result of Personal Traits -- Terrorism as a Result of Social Interaction -- Differences between Leaders and Followers -- The Lone Wolf Phenomenon -- The Lack of a Universal Terrorist Profile -- The Stages Leading to Terrorism -- The Roots of Terrorism: No Simple Answers -- 7.Women, Children, and Terrorism -- For the Sake of Love -- Demonstration of Gender Equality -- Can Real Women Become Terrorists? -- Tactical Advantages of Female Terrorists -- The Making of Child Terrorists -- 8.Common Thread: Goals, Targets, and Tactics -- Do Terrorists Achieve Their Goals? -- The Selection of Targets -- Terrorist Methods: From Primitive Bombs to WMD -- Most Common Methods of Terrorist Attacks -- Most Likely CBRN Weapons in the Hands of Terrorists -- 9.Organizational Structures and the Financing of Terror -- ISIS: Organized Like a Police State -- How Terrorist Groups Decline or End -- Terrorist Groups' Big Helpers: State Sponsors -- The Case of Saudi Arabia -- Failed and Failing States and "Brown Areas" -- Involuntary Host Countries -- Financing Terrorism -- Narco-Terrorism or Narco-Funded Terrorism? -- 10.Terrorism and America's Post-9/11 National Security Strategy -- President Bush's National Security Strategy -- I.Making the World Safer and Better -- II.Preemption Before Threats Become Imminent -- III.Unilateral Use of Force -- President Obama's National Security Strategy -- Obama's Controversial "Drone War" -- 11.The Utility of Hard and Soft Power in Counterterrorism -- Military Hard Power -- Military Retaliation/Reprisal -- Military Preemption -- Commando Raids -- Assassinations -- Hostage Rescue Missions -- Nonmilitary Hard Power: Economic Sanctions -- Drying Up Financial Resources -- Soft Power and Counterterrorism -- Deterrence -- Diplomacy -- Talking to Terrorist Groups -- Public Diplomacy -- Conciliation and Peace -- 12.Balancing Security, Liberty, and Human Rights -- U.S. Anti- and Counterterrorism Laws -- Edward Snowden: Hero or Villain? -- The Rights of "Enemy Combatants" -- Torture: Leaders and Followers -- Obama on Torture and Rendition -- Torture: The Public Debate -- 13.Homeland Security: Prevention and Preparedness -- Problems with the Basic Homeland Security Approach -- Preparedness for Man-Made and Natural Disaster -- Post-9/11 Reorganization of Homeland Security -- General and Specific Homeland Security Strategies -- It's the Intelligence, Stupid -- Reorganization of the Intelligence Community -- International Cooperation -- Congress Resists Change -- 14.Terrorist Propaganda and the Mainstream Media -- Publicity: The Universal Terrorist Goal -- An Alternative View: Contemporary Terrorists Do Not Need Publicity -- Terrorism and the Triangle of Communication -- Media-Related Goals -- The Attention-Getting Goal -- The Recognition Goal -- The Respectability/Legitimacy Goal -- Bedfellows in a Marriage of Convenience -- Media and Terrorist Contagion -- Defending the Media -- Treason or Public Service? -- 15.Terror and Hate in Cyberspace -- Social Media as an Ideal Alternative to Mainstream Media -- Radicalization, Recruitment, and Incitement -- Preaching Hate and Inciting Violence -- Self-Reporting of Violence -- Planning and Executing Terrorist Operations -- Retrieving Valuable Information -- Raising Funds -- 16.Counterterrorism in the News -- The Media and Military Responses to Terrorism -- The Bombing of Libya (1986) -- Bombing of Iraq's Intelligence Headquarters (1993) -- Missile Strikes in Afghanistan and Sudan (1998) -- The Post-9/11 War Against Terrorism -- Military Action Against Al Qaeda and the Taliban (2001) -- The Invasion of Iraq (2003) -- The Iraq War: Different News Coverage Abroad -- 17.Conclusion: Living with Terrorist Threats
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 478 pages.) :
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317279518
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99977756240
System control number
(NhCcYBP)12954003
Label
Terrorism and counterterrorism, Brigitte L. Nacos
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction: The Terrorist Threat -- Terrorism Trends Over the Last Decades -- 2.The Perennial Debate: What Is Terrorism? -- The Meaning of Terrorism Over Time -- The Definitional Potpourri -- Obama Administration: Downplaying the "T" Word -- Public Debate on the Definition of Terrorism -- State Terror(ism) -- The Meaning of Terrorism in this Volume -- Is Terrorism Ever Justified? -- Terrorism Studies, a Field in Search of Theory and Methodology -- 3.Terrorism in the Global Context -- Different Types of Groups -- The Roots of Modern Terrorism -- The Post-World War II Wave -- 1968: The Advent of Modern-Day Terrorism -- IRA and ETA: Groups that Transcend the Average Life Span of Terrorist Groups -- The Decline of Left-Wing Terrorism -- The Rise of Catastrophic Terrorism -- Unrestrained Terrorism and Counterterrorism after the Cold War -- The Old and New Terrorism in the Post-Cold War Era -- Modernization, Globalization, and the Proliferation of Religious Violence -- ISIS-a Terrorist Organization, a Guerrilla Force, or a Rogue State? -- 4.Terrorism in the American Context -- Right-Wing Terrorism -- The Ku Klux Klan -- Christian Identity and Neo-Nazi Groups -- The Patriot and Militia Movement -- The Sovereign Citizens Movement -- Left-Wing Terrorism -- The First Anarchists in the United States -- The Weather Underground -- The Black Panther Party -- The Symbionese Liberation Army -- Single-Issue Terrorism -- Antiabortion Violence -- The Animal and Earth Liberation Fronts -- The Jewish Defense League -- Puerto Rican Nationalist Groups -- Ideological Waves -- 5.Religious Terrorism: Political Violence in the Name of God -- Defending the Faith in "Cosmic Wars" -- The Proliferation of Religious Violence -- Alienation, Humiliation, and Fear -- The jihadi Movement and Political Violence -- Muslims -- Islamists -- Salafis and Wahhabis -- Jihadis -- Jihadi Ideology -- Homegrown Jihadis in the West-Including the United States -- 6.The Making of Terrorists: Causes, Conditions, Influences -- Terrorism as a Result of Rational Choice -- Terrorism as a Result of Personal Traits -- Terrorism as a Result of Social Interaction -- Differences between Leaders and Followers -- The Lone Wolf Phenomenon -- The Lack of a Universal Terrorist Profile -- The Stages Leading to Terrorism -- The Roots of Terrorism: No Simple Answers -- 7.Women, Children, and Terrorism -- For the Sake of Love -- Demonstration of Gender Equality -- Can Real Women Become Terrorists? -- Tactical Advantages of Female Terrorists -- The Making of Child Terrorists -- 8.Common Thread: Goals, Targets, and Tactics -- Do Terrorists Achieve Their Goals? -- The Selection of Targets -- Terrorist Methods: From Primitive Bombs to WMD -- Most Common Methods of Terrorist Attacks -- Most Likely CBRN Weapons in the Hands of Terrorists -- 9.Organizational Structures and the Financing of Terror -- ISIS: Organized Like a Police State -- How Terrorist Groups Decline or End -- Terrorist Groups' Big Helpers: State Sponsors -- The Case of Saudi Arabia -- Failed and Failing States and "Brown Areas" -- Involuntary Host Countries -- Financing Terrorism -- Narco-Terrorism or Narco-Funded Terrorism? -- 10.Terrorism and America's Post-9/11 National Security Strategy -- President Bush's National Security Strategy -- I.Making the World Safer and Better -- II.Preemption Before Threats Become Imminent -- III.Unilateral Use of Force -- President Obama's National Security Strategy -- Obama's Controversial "Drone War" -- 11.The Utility of Hard and Soft Power in Counterterrorism -- Military Hard Power -- Military Retaliation/Reprisal -- Military Preemption -- Commando Raids -- Assassinations -- Hostage Rescue Missions -- Nonmilitary Hard Power: Economic Sanctions -- Drying Up Financial Resources -- Soft Power and Counterterrorism -- Deterrence -- Diplomacy -- Talking to Terrorist Groups -- Public Diplomacy -- Conciliation and Peace -- 12.Balancing Security, Liberty, and Human Rights -- U.S. Anti- and Counterterrorism Laws -- Edward Snowden: Hero or Villain? -- The Rights of "Enemy Combatants" -- Torture: Leaders and Followers -- Obama on Torture and Rendition -- Torture: The Public Debate -- 13.Homeland Security: Prevention and Preparedness -- Problems with the Basic Homeland Security Approach -- Preparedness for Man-Made and Natural Disaster -- Post-9/11 Reorganization of Homeland Security -- General and Specific Homeland Security Strategies -- It's the Intelligence, Stupid -- Reorganization of the Intelligence Community -- International Cooperation -- Congress Resists Change -- 14.Terrorist Propaganda and the Mainstream Media -- Publicity: The Universal Terrorist Goal -- An Alternative View: Contemporary Terrorists Do Not Need Publicity -- Terrorism and the Triangle of Communication -- Media-Related Goals -- The Attention-Getting Goal -- The Recognition Goal -- The Respectability/Legitimacy Goal -- Bedfellows in a Marriage of Convenience -- Media and Terrorist Contagion -- Defending the Media -- Treason or Public Service? -- 15.Terror and Hate in Cyberspace -- Social Media as an Ideal Alternative to Mainstream Media -- Radicalization, Recruitment, and Incitement -- Preaching Hate and Inciting Violence -- Self-Reporting of Violence -- Planning and Executing Terrorist Operations -- Retrieving Valuable Information -- Raising Funds -- 16.Counterterrorism in the News -- The Media and Military Responses to Terrorism -- The Bombing of Libya (1986) -- Bombing of Iraq's Intelligence Headquarters (1993) -- Missile Strikes in Afghanistan and Sudan (1998) -- The Post-9/11 War Against Terrorism -- Military Action Against Al Qaeda and the Taliban (2001) -- The Invasion of Iraq (2003) -- The Iraq War: Different News Coverage Abroad -- 17.Conclusion: Living with Terrorist Threats
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 478 pages.) :
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317279518
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99977756240
System control number
(NhCcYBP)12954003

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