With the rise of international acts of terrorism there has been a commensurate rise in the level of international cooperation in the suppression of terrorism. This book, originally published in 1985, is a detailed and authoritative study of the background to this cooperation, the ways in which it has developed and the obstacles to its proper implementation. Particular emphasis is placed on a s tudy of the European experience of international cooperation, the Council of Europe Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism being used as a case study.
1. On the Definition of Terrorism 2. Social-Environmental Conditions Furthering Terrorism 3. The Suppression of Terrorism and Its Internationalization 4. International Cooperation the Suppression of Terrorism: Influencing and Constuting Factors 5. Central Legal Issues Concerning the Suppression of Terrorism 6. The European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism: An Introduction to the Decision Making Process 7. The Council of Europe and Its Organs 8. Background to the European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism: Terrorism and the Council of Europe Members’ Reaction to It 9. The First Stage of the Decision-Making-Process: Concurring Internal Organizational Competences and Competing Organizations 10. The Second Stage of the Decision-Making Porcess on the European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism: Legal Principles and Political Bargaining 12. Prospects for Application of the Convention. Appendix 1: The European Convention on The Suppression of Terrorism. Appendix 2: PA Recommendation 684 (1972) Appendix 3: PA Recommendation 703 (1973) Appendix 4: CM Resolution 74(3) (1974) Appendix 5: PA Resolution 684 (1977)