This collection of essays examines the strategic dimensions of contemporary terrorist threats. It evaluates the changing nature of modern terrorism in the light of the events of September 11 2001. The collection argues that terrorism now promises to enter the terrain of global "grand strategy".
1. Winning Hearts and Minds in the "War on Terrorism" 2. Al Qaueda and the Radical Islamic Challenge to Western Strategy 3. Operation "Enduring Freedom": A victory for a conventional force fighting an unconventional war 4. United States Special Operations Forces and the War on Terrorism 5. Warfare by Other Means: Special forces, terrorism and grand strategy 6. Muslim, Islamists and the Cold War 7. An Ambivalent War: Russia's war on terrorism 8. 11 September 2001 and the Media 9. Bringing It All Back Home: Hollywood returns to war