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Faces of state terrorism

Laura Westra

Faces of state terrorism

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Published by Brill in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism,
  • Political aspects,
  • Economic aspects,
  • State-sponsored terrorism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Laura Westra
    SeriesStudies in critical social sciences -- 42
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6431 .W4727 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25238088M
    ISBN 109789004224568
    LC Control Number2012006489

    50 best books on terrorism [In its August issue, the journal Perspectives on Terrorism published this "best" list by Joshua Sinai of The Analysis Corporation. If the book is available at , I link to it there.


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The author Prit Faces of state terrorism book Singh Bambah was inspired to write this book, Faces of Terrorism &The Ultimate Solution, after being an eye witness of terrorists attack on WTC on Septem Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentional violence for political or religious purposes.

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Military actions primarily directed against non-combatant targets have also been referred to as state terrorism. For example, the bombing of Guernica has been called an act of terrorism. Other examples of state terrorism may include the World War II bombings of Pearl Harbor, London, Dresden, Chongqing, and Hiroshima.

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Contemporary State Terrorism This volume aims to ‘bring the state back into terrorism studies’ and fill the notable gap that currently exists in our understanding of the ways in which states employ terrorism as a political strategy of internal governance or foreign policy.

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Terrorism involves the terrorising and terrifying killing of people to further strategic, political or ideological objectives and includes (a) the non-state terrorism by non-state parties, and (b) the vastly more deadly state terrorism by nation state parties directed against their own citizens or the citizens of other countries.

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The recent wave of lone wolf attacks, now dubbed “the new face of terrorism,” involves self-initiated attacks by individuals, with no demonstrable planning or coordination from a larger organization.

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Horgan, ‘Leaving Terrorism Behind’, in A. Silke (Ed.), Terrorists, victims, society (London: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., ), and J. Horgan, The psychology of terrorism (London: Routledge, a). This chapter also serves as a preliminary discussion point for a Research Fellowship Cited by: 8.

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