First published in 1990, this book will be of great interest to anyone concerned about conflict and stability in the 1990s, especially governments, police, and buisnesses involved in anti-terrorist technology. It will also be of value to students of politics who want to understand terrorism, and to people who want to take account of future technology in handling poltical and social problems.
Part I Fighting under the nuclear umbrella 1. Introduction 2. The spectrum of political conflict Part II Technological development 3. Terrorist targets in the 1990s 4. Personal weapons 5. Missiles, longer range weapons, and bombs 6. Detecting explosives, bombs, and guns 7. Intelligence and microelectronics revolution 8. Physical security Part III Drugs, political violence, and crime 9. Cocaine 10. Heroin and hashish 11. The consumers Part IV Rural guerrilla warfare 12. Rural guerrillas - Latin America 13. Rural guerrillas - Asia and Africa 14. Development of rural guerrilla warfare Part V 15. Urban terrorist organizations 16. Urban terrorist techniques 17. Developments in countering terrorism Part VI Conclusions 18. Nightmare scenarios 19. The price to pay