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Understanding Terrorism: Groups, Strategies, and Responses (3rd Edition)

Understanding Terrorism: Groups, Strategies, and Responses (3rd Edition)
Author: James M. Poland
ISBN 13: 9780132457767
ISBN 10: 132457768
Edition: 3
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-01-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $104.20

UNDERSTANDING TERRORISM: GROUPS, STRATEGIES, AND RESPONSES, 3/e is fully updated and brings together today’s most crucial lessons and discoveries for analyzing terrorism and terrorist strategies, and defining effective countermeasures. It brings together both theory and practice, helping students realistically assess threats; understand terrorist acts and their impact; and examine police and governmental responses. This Third Edition reflects today’s latest trends, including an escalation of suicide bombings, increased terrorist sophistication, the decline in state-sponsored terrorism, terrorist resistance in Iraq, and the evolution of antiterrorism legislation. It also presents new coverage of hardening targets, anti-terrorism technology, and international cooperation.