Global Terrorism 3rd edition continues to provide students with the most comprehensive introduction to terrorism as a global phenomenon. It introduces students to history, politics, ideologies and strategies of both contemporary and older terrorist groups.
Written in a clear and accessible style, each chapter explains a different aspect of terrorism and illustrates this with a wide variety of detailed case studies from across the world. Although the focus is on the contemporary, the book also includes discussion of older terrorist groups.
Building on the strengths of the previous editions, this edition has been revised and upadted throughout and includes new material on:
- Strategies of terrorism
- The future of Al-Qaeda after the death of Bin Laden
- Changes in the Middle East
- New case studies on Hizbollah, Afghanistan/Pakistan, Aum Shinrikyo (Japan), Militia movement in the US
The unique combination of a genuinely historical focus and truly global coverage makes this an ideal introductory textbook for anyone studying terrorism.