This new edition includes information regarding intelligence, counterterrorism laws, and deprivation theory, as well as new and updated sections discussing mass violence in the United States, narco-terrorism, anti-state dissident terrorism, ISIS, and a new theoretical model for ending terrorist campaigns. The text also examines recent attacks and presents new data, case studies, and photos to show readers the state of terrorism across the globe today.
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|Understanding Political Extremism|
|Formal and Informal Definitions|
|Objectives and Goals of Terrorism|
|Terrorists or Freedom Fighters?|
|The Political Violence Matrix|
|Historical Perspectives on Terrorism|
|Ideological Origins of Terrorism|
|September 11, 2001, and the New Terrorism|
|Political Violence as the Fruit of Injustice|
|Political Violence as Strategic Choice|
|Moral Justifications for Political Violence|
|Understanding the Role of the Media|
|A New Battleground: The War for the Information High Ground|
|Perspectives on Terrorism by Governments|
|Domestic Terrorism by the State|
|Terrorism as Foreign Policy|
|Perspectives on Violent Dissent|
|The Practice of Dissident Terrorism|
|Terrorist Targets and Weapons|
|Dissidents and the New Terrorism|
|Historical Perspectives on Religious Violence|
|The Practice of Religious Terrorism|
|Trends and Projections|
|Understanding International Terrorism|
|International Terrorist Networks|
|The International Dimension of the New Terrorism|
|Left-Wing Extremism in the United States|
|Left-Wing Terrorism in the United States|
|Right-Wing Extremism in the United States|
|Right-Wing Terrorism in the United States|
|Understanding the Persistence of Violent Ideologies in the United States|
|The Use of Force|
|Operations Other Than War: Repressive Options|
|Operations Other Than War: Conciliatory Options|
|Homeland Security in Perspective|
|Homeland Security in the United States|
|Civil Liberties and Securing the Homeland|
|What Does the Future Hold?|
|Revisiting the War on Terrorism|
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