The Ideological War on Terror

Worldwide Strategies For Counter-Terrorism

Edited by Anne Aldis, Graeme Herd

© 2006 – Routledge

304 pages | 2 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9780415400749
pub: 2006-10-05
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About the Book

This edited book addresses the appropriateness of US and other counter-terrorist (CT) strategies in Europe and Eurasia, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific region and in Latin America, with a view to improving their effectiveness.

The book has three main objectives:

  • to re-examine terrorists' strategic goals and sources of legitimacy and the nature of their ideological support
  • to analyze current US and regional CT strategies and assess their success in de-legitimizing terrorists and undermining their support
  • to provide a strategic synthesis and policy recommendations in light of the research findings.

This book will be of interest to students of political violence and terrorism, security studies and international relations in general.

About the Series

Political Violence

This book series contains sober, thoughtful and authoritative academic accounts of terrorism and political violence. Its aim is to produce a useful taxonomy of terror and violence through comparative and historical analysis in both national and international spheres. Each book discusses origins, organisational dynamics and outcomes of particular forms and expressions of political violence.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Military / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism