1st Edition

Introduction to Terrorism



ISBN 9780982365816
Published December 30, 2009 by CRC Press
392 Pages

USD $125.00

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It can take the form of a Molotov Cocktail or a Suicide Bomber detonating within a crowd. It can be a sophisticated electronic explosive device or a bomb in a shoe. Today‘s terrorism threats, and their constant assault on global security continues to be a menace of great concern.



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Table of Contents

FOUNDATIONS OF TERRORISM. The Ever Changing World. The History of Terrorism. The Structure and Psychology of Terrorist Groups. Terrorism as a Weapon of Change. TERRORISM TODAY. Transnational Threats: Organized Crime and Terrorism. International Terrorism: State Sponsors of Terrorism. International Terrorism: Groups and Movements. Domestic Terrorism. COMBATING TERRORISM. Combating Terrorism: The United States. Countering International Terrorism. Disaster and Terrorism Event Recovery. The Role of Intelligence in the War on Terror. Key International Partners in the War on Terror. The Future of Terrorism.

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Biography

David H. McElreath, PhD, Professor / Chair, Department of Legal Studies, University of Mississippi, Oxford, USA
U.S. Marine Corps, Colonel (retired), M.S.S., U.S. Army War College





Carl Jensen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Legal Studies, University of Mississippi, Oxford, USA
Senior Behavioral Scientist, RAND Corporation, Officer, Nuclear Sub. FBI Special Agent, 22 years.





Chester L. Quarles, PhD, CPP, Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Mississippi, Oxford, USA
Director, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Certified Criminal Investigator





Stephen Mallory, PhD, Professor, Department of Legal Studies, University of Mississippi, Gore Springs, USA
Deputy Director, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (Retired), Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force





Michael Wiggington, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Legal Studies, University of Mississippi, Oxford, USA
Sr. Special Agent, U.S. Customs Service, & FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force