Essentials of counterterrorism / James J.F. Forest, editor.
Contributor(s): Forest, James J. F [editor.] | Gale (Firm).Series: Praeger security international textbook; Gale eBooks.Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 456 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781440832840.Subject(s): Terrorism -- PreventionAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Essentials of counterterrorism.DDC classification: 363.325/17 Online resources: Available via Gale eBooks. Click here to access
Includes bibliographical references and index.
chapter one. An introduction to the study of counterterrorism / James J. F. Forest -- part I. Policy and strategy -- chapter two. Developing and implementing counterterrorism policy in a liberal democracy / Jennifer S. Holmes -- chapter three. Geographic perspectives on the sociocultural, economic, and demographic aspects of counterterrorism / Christopher Jasparro -- chapter four. Combating state sponsors of terrorism / Daniel Byman -- chapter five. Terrorism finance: global responses to the terrorism money trail / Paul J. Smith -- chapter six. The shadow economy: the forgotten infrastructure of terrorist financing / Joseph J. St. Marie, Shahdad Naghshpour, and Samuel S. Stanton Jr. -- chapter seven. Organized criminal networks and terrorism / J. P. Larsson -- part II. Tactical and operational dimensions -- chapter eight. The contemporary challenges of counterterrorism intelligence / Jennifer E. Sims -- chapter nine. The U.S. government's counterterrorism research and development programs / Michael B. Kraft -- chapter ten. Denying terrorists sanctuary through civil-military operations / Robert J. Pauly Jr. and Robert W. Redding -- part III. Case studies. -- chapter eleven. Countering terrorism in Latin America: the case of Shining Path in Peru / David Scott Palmer -- chapter twelve. Sixty years of counterinsurgency in Colombia: from "La Violencia" to the "Sword of Honor" plan / Roman D. Ortiz and Janneth Vargas -- chapter thirteen. Italy and the Red Brigades: the success of repentance policy in counterterrorism / Erica Chenoweth -- chapter fourteen. Countering West Germany's Red Army faction: what can we learn? / Joanne Wright -- chapter fifteen. The role of democratization in reducing the appeal of extremist groups in the Middle East and North Africa after the uprisings / Francesco Cavatorta -- chapter sixteen. India's response to terrorism in Kashmir / Behram A. Sahukar -- chapter seventeen. Capturing Khalid Sheikh Mohammad / Robert N. Wesley -- chapter eighteen. The Madrid attacks on March 11: an analysis of the jihadist threat in Spain and main counterterrorist measures / Rogelio Alonso.
This work provides a comprehensive overview of counterterrorism that examines key aspects of the fight against terrorism, including intelligence, law enforcement, the military, financial and criminal activity, ethics, and social media.
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