Understanding Terrorism Groups, Strategies, and Responses, by Poland, James M.
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- ISBN: 9780132457767 | 0132457768
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/3/2010
UNDERSTANDING TERRORISM: GROUPS, STRATEGIES, AND RESPONSES, 3/eis fully updated and brings together todayrs"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 todayrs"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.