Encyclopedia of Terrorism

Editor/Author Chalk, Peter
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $205.00
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ISBN: 978-0-31-330895-6
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 69
Book Status: Available
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A valuable, up-to-date reference tool for understanding the latest developments in national and international terrorism-one of the most pressing security challenges facing the world today.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • A
  • ABBAS, ABU
  • ABDEL-RAHMAN, OMAR
  • ABU NIDAL ORGANIZATION (ANO)
  • ABU SAYYAF GROUP (ASG)
  • ACHILLE LAURO HIJACKING
  • ACTION DIRECTE (AD)
  • ADAMS, GERRY
  • ADEL, SAIF AL-
  • AHMEDABAD BOMBINGS
  • AIR FRANCE HIJACKING
  • AIR INDIA FLIGHT 182 BOMBING
  • AL QAEDA
  • AL QAEDA IN THE ARABIAN PENINSULA (AQAP)
  • AL-AQSA MARTYRS’ BRIGADES
  • AL-BADR
  • ALEX BONCAYO BRIGADE (ABB)
  • AL-FATAH
  • AL-GAMA'A AL-ISLAMIYYA
  • ALGIERS BOMBINGS
  • ALI RAZA MOSQUE BOMBING
  • AL-ITTIHAD AL-ISLAMI (AIAI)
  • AL-QUDS MOSQUE
  • AL-SHABAAB
  • AMAL
  • AMAQIM SHOPPING MALL BOMBING
  • AMIR, YIGAL
  • AMMAN HOTEL BOMBINGS
  • AMMAN TOXIC CHEMICAL BOMB PLOT
  • ANGRY BRIGADE
  • ANSAR AL-ISLAM (AAI)
  • ANSAR AL-SUNNAH (SUNNI ARMY)
  • ANTHRAX ATTACKS (UNITED STATES)
  • ARAFAT, YASSER
  • ARMENIAN SECRET ARMY FOR THE LIBERATION OF ARMENIA (ASALA)
  • ARYAN NATIONS (AN)
  • ASAHARA, SHOKO
  • ASBAT AL-ANSAR
  • ASHDOD PORT ATTACK
  • ATEF, MOHAMMED
  • ATLANTA ABORTION CLINIC BOMBINGS
  • ATTA, MOHAMED
  • AUM SHINRIKYO
  • AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY (JAKARTA) BOMBING
  • AUTODEFENSAS UNIDAS DE COLOMBIA (AUC)
  • AYYASH, YAHYA
  • AZHAR, MASOOD
  • AZZAM, SHEIKH ABDULLAH YUSSUF
  • B
  • BAADER, ANDREAS
  • BAADER-MEINHOF GANG
  • BABBAR KHALSA (BK)
  • BAGHDAD MINISTRY OF JUSTICE AND PROVINCIAL COUNCIL BUILDING BOMBINGS
  • BAHAJI, SAID
  • BALI BOMBINGS (2002)
  • BALI BOMBINGS (2005)
  • BALTIC EXCHANGE BOMBING
  • BANBRIDGE BOMBING
  • BANCA DE AGRICULTURA BOMBING
  • BANDARANAIKE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ATTACK
  • BANGLADESH BOMBINGS
  • BASAYEV, SHAMIL
  • BASHIR, ABU BAKAR
  • BEAM, LOUIS
  • BEERSHEBA BUS BOMBINGS
  • BEILEN TRAIN SIEGE
  • BEN YEHUDA SHOPPING MALL BOMBING
  • BESLAN SCHOOL HOSTAGE CRISIS
  • BHAGWAN SHREE RAJNEESH CULT
  • BIN AL-SHIBH, RAMZI
  • BIN HUSIN, AZAHARI
  • BIN LADEN, OSAMA
  • BIRMINGHAM PUB BOMBINGS
  • BISHOPSGATE BOMBING
  • BLACK SEPTEMBER ORGANIZATION (BSO)
  • BLOODY FRIDAY
  • BLOODY SUNDAY
  • BOJINKA OPERATION
  • BOLOGNA BASILICA BOMB PLOT
  • BOLOGNA TRAIN STATION BOMBING
  • BOMBAY BOMBINGS (1993)
  • BOMBAY BOMBINGS (2003)
  • BRIGATE ROSSE (BR)
  • BRIGHTON BOMBING
  • BROOKLYN BRIDGE BOMB PLOT
  • BURGOS CAR BOMBING
  • C
  • CAHILL, JOE
  • CARRERO-BLANCO (LUIS)ASSASSINATION
  • CASABLANCA BOMBINGS
  • CELLULES COMMUNISTES COMBATTANTES (CCC)
  • CENTENNIAL OLYMPIC PARK BOMBING
  • CENTRAL BANK (COLOMBO) BOMBING
  • CHRISTMAS DAY (2009) AIRLINETERROR PLOT
  • CHRISTMAS EVE BOMBINGS
  • CITY OF LONDON BOMBINGS
  • CLUB EL NOGAL BOMBING
  • COLOMBO WORLD TRADE CENTRE BOMBING
  • CONTINUITY IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY (CIRA)
  • CORSICAN NATIONALIST TERRORISM
  • COTABATO CITY BOMBINGS
  • CUBANA AIRLINES BOMBING
  • CURCIO, RENATO
  • D
  • DAHAB BOMBINGS
  • DALLAS SKYSCRAPER PLOT
  • DANISH EMBASSY (ISLAMABAD) BOMBING
  • DAOUD, MUHAMMAD
  • DAVIES (RODGER) ASSASSINATION
  • DAWSON'S FIELD HIJACKINGS
  • DE PUNT TRAIN SIEGE
  • DEMOCRATIC FRONT FOR THE LIBERATION OF PALESTINE (DFLP)
  • DERA ISMAIL KHAN BOMBING
  • DEVRIMCI HALK KURTULUS PARTISI/CEPHESI (DHKP/C)
  • DIZENGOFF SHOPPING CENTER BOMBING
  • DOWNING STREET MORTAR ATTACK
  • DOZIER (JAMES) KIDNAPPING
  • DUJANA, ABU
  • DWIKARNA, AGUS
  • E
  • EARTH LIBERATION FRONT (ELF)
  • EGYPT AIR HIJACKING
  • EGYPTIAN EMBASSY (ISLAMABAD) BOMBING
  • EGYPTIAN ISLAMIC JIHAD (EIJ)
  • EGYPTIAN TOURIST RESORT BOMBINGS
  • EJÉRCITO DE LIBERACIÓN NACIONAL (ELN)
  • EJÉRCITO REVOLUCIONÁRIO DEL PUEBLO (ERP)
  • EL AL HIJACKING
  • ENTEBBE HOSTAGE RESCUE
  • EPANASTATIKI ORGANOSI 17 NOEMVRI (EO17N)
  • ETHNIKE ORGANOSIS KYPRIAKOU AGONOS (EOKA)
  • EUSKADI TA ASKATASUNA (ETA)
  • F
  • FADL, JAMAL AL-
  • FAROOQI, AMJAD HUSSEIN
  • FAROUQ, OMAR AL-
  • FAZUL, ABDULLAH MOHAMMED
  • FORT DIX PLOT
  • FRENCH EMBASSY (THE HAGUE) ATTACKS
  • FRONT DE LIBÉRATION DU QUEBEC (FLQ)
  • FRONT DE LIBÉRATION NATIONALE (FLN)
  • FUERZAS ARMADAS REVOLUCIONÁRIASDE COLOMBIA (FARC)
  • G
  • G-20 PLOT
  • GANDHI (RAJIV) ASSASSINATION
  • GEMAYEL (BASHIR) ASSASSINATION
  • GERESHK BOMBING
  • GERMAN HYDROGEN PEROXIDE BOMB PLOT
  • GHOZI, FATHUR ROHMAN AL-
  • GIESSEN COMMUTER TRAIN PLOT
  • GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR
  • GOLDEN TEMPLE MASSACRE
  • GOLDSTEIN, BARUCH
  • GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT
  • GRAND MOSQUE SEIZURE
  • GROUPE ISLAMIQUE ARMEÉ (GIA)
  • GROUPE ISLAMIQUE COMBATTANT MAROCAIN (GICM)
  • GROUPE SALAFISTE POUR LA PRÉDICATION ET LE COMBAT (GSPC)
  • GRUPO DE RESISTENCIA ANTIFASCISTA PRIMERO DE OCTUBRE (GRAPO)
  • GUZMÁN, ABIMAEL
  • H
  • HABASH, GEORGE
  • HAIFA RAID
  • HAMAS (ISLAMIC RESISTANCE MOVEMENT)
  • HAMBURG CELL
  • HANGU BOMBING
  • HANJOUR, HANI SALEH HUSAN
  • HARAKAT UL-JIHAD AL-ISLAMI (HUJI)
  • HARAKAT-UL-JIHAD-ISLAMI BANGLADESH (HUJI B)
  • HARAKAT-UL-MUJAHIDEEN (HUM)
  • HARIRI (RAFIQ) ASSASSINATION
  • HARRODS BOMBING
  • HATSHEPSUT (LUXOR) TEMPLE MASSACRE
  • HAZMI, NAWAF AL-
  • HEADLEY, DAVID
  • HEATHROW LIQUID BOMB PLOT
  • HEBRON MOSQUE MASSACRE
  • HERRHAUSEN (ALFRED) ASSASSINATION
  • HEZB-E-ISLAMI-GULBUDDIN (HIG)
  • HEZBOLLAH (PARTY OF GOD)
  • HILTON HOTEL (LONDON) BOMBING
  • HILTON HOTEL (SYDNEY) BOMBING
  • HIPERCOR SUPERMARKET BOMBING
  • HOLSWORTHY BARRACKS BOMB PLOT
  • I
  • INDIAN EMBASSY (KABUL) BOMBING
  • INDIAN MUJAHIDEEN (IM)
  • INDIAN NATIONAL PARLIAMENT ATTACK
  • INTERNAL MACEDONIAN REVOLUTIONARY ORGANIZATION (IMRO)
  • INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS HEADQUARTERS (BAGHDAD) BOMBING
  • INTERNATIONAL SIKH YOUTH FEDERATION (ISYF)
  • IRANIAN BOMBINGS
  • IRANIAN EMBASSY (LONDON) SIEGE
  • IRAQI, ABU MAYSARA AL-
  • IRAQI MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR BOMBING
  • IRAQI SECTARIAN ATTACKS
  • IRGUN TSVAI LEUMI
  • IRISH NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY (INLA)
  • IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY (IRA)
  • ISLAMIC ARMY OF ADEN (IAA)
  • ISLAMIC JIHAD ORGANIZATION (IJO)
  • ISLAMIC MOVEMENT OF UZBEKISTAN (IMU)
  • ISRAELI EMBASSY (BUENOS AIRES) BOMBING
  • ISTANBUL AIRPORT ATTACK
  • ISTANBUL BOMBINGS
  • J
  • JAIPUR BOMBINGS
  • JAISH-E-MOHAMMED (JEM)
  • JAMAA AL-TAWHID WA'A JIHAD (JTJ)
  • JAMAAT UL-FURQAAN (JUF)
  • JAMA'AT UL-MUJAHIDEEN BANGLADESH (JMB)
  • JAMMU AND KASHMIR NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT (JKNLF)
  • JAMRUD MOSQUE BOMBING
  • JAPANESE AMBASSADOR RESIDENCE (LIMA) SEIZURE
  • JAPANESE RED ARMY (JRA)
  • JARRAH, ZIAD SAMIR
  • JEMAAH ISLAMIYAH (JI)
  • JERUSALEM BUS ATTACKS (1996)
  • JERUSALEM BUS ATTACKS (2003)
  • JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER (BUENOS AIRES) BOMBING
  • JEWISH DEFENSE LEAGUE (JDL)
  • JORDANIAN EMBASSY (BAGHDAD) BOMBING
  • JUNDALLAH
  • JUSTICE COMMANDOS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE (JCAG)
  • K
  • KABUL DIPLOMATIC QUARTER BOMBING
  • KACZYNSKI, TED
  • KAHANE KHAI
  • KHALAF, SALAH
  • KHALISTAN COMMANDO FORCE (KCF)
  • KHOR AL-AMAYA OIL TERMINAL ATTACK
  • KING DAVID HOTEL BOMBING
  • KONGRA-GEL
  • KOSOVO LIBERATION ARMY (KLA)
  • KU KLUX KLAN (KKK)
  • L
  • LA BELLE DISCOTHEQUE BOMBING
  • LAGHMANI (ABDULLAH) ASSASSINATION
  • LAHORE POLICE ACADEMY ATTACK
  • LAKKI MARWAT BOMBING
  • LARNACA AIRPORT ATTACK
  • LASHKAR-E-JHANGVI (LEJ)
  • LASHKAR-E-TAIBA (LET)
  • LIBERATION TIGERS OF TAMIL EELAM (LTTE)
  • LIBI, ABU FARAJ AL-
  • LIBYAN ISLAMIC FIGHTING GROUP (LIFG)
  • LIMBURG BOMBING
  • LINDH, JOHN WALKER
  • LOD AIRPORT MASSACRE
  • LONDON DOCKLANDS BOMBING
  • LONDON UNDERGROUND BOMBINGS
  • LONDON UNDERGROUND BOMBINGS (ATTEMPTED)
  • LONDON-GLASGOW AIRPORT PLOT
  • LORENZ (PETER) KIDNAPPING
  • LOYALIST VOLUNTEER FORCE (LVF)
  • LUFTHANSA HIJACKING (1972)
  • LUFTHANSA HIJACKING (1977)
  • M
  • M-62 BOMBING (YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM)
  • MA'ALOT SCHOOL MASSACRE
  • MACSTIOFAIN, SEAN
  • MADRID AIRPORT BOMBING
  • MADRID COMMUTER TRAIN BOMBINGS
  • MADRID CONVENTION CENTER BOMBING
  • MAHDI ARMY
  • MANCHESTER CITY BOMBING
  • MARINE CORPS BARRACKS (BEIRUT) BOMBING
  • MARRIOTT HOTEL (ISLAMABAD) BOMBING
  • MARRIOTT HOTEL (JAKARTA) BOMBING (2003)
  • MARRIOTT HOTEL (JAKARTA) BOMBING (2009)
  • MASKHADOV, ASLAN ALIYEVICH
  • MASRI, ABU AYYUB AL-
  • MASRI, ABU HAMZA AL- (MUSTAFA KAMEL MUSTAFA)
  • MAU MAU
  • MAYOR FALAFEL RESTAURANT BOMBING
  • MAZZA BOMBING
  • MCVEIGH, TIMOTHY
  • MEHSUD, BAITULLAH
  • MEINHOF, ULRIKE
  • MESKINI, ABDEL
  • MILLENNIUM PLOTS
  • MOHAMED, ALI ABDEL SAOUD
  • MOHAMMED, KHALID SHEIKH
  • MOMBASA ATTACKS
  • MONTONEROS
  • MORO (ALDO) KIDNAPPING AND MURDER
  • MOSCOW BOMBINGS (2004)
  • MOSCOW SUBWAY SUICIDE BOMBINGS (2010)
  • MOSCOW THEATER ATTACK
  • MOSCOW-ST. PETERSBURG TRAIN BOMBINGS
  • MOTASSADEQ, MOUNIR EL-
  • MOUNTBATTEN (LORD) ASSASSINATION
  • MOUSSAOUI, ZACARIAS
  • MUJAHEDIN-E-KHALQ (MEK)
  • MUMBAI ATTACKS (2008)
  • MUMBAI ATTACKS (2011)
  • MUMBAI COMMUTER TRAIN BOMBINGS
  • MUNICH OLYMPIC GAMES MASSACRE
  • MURAD, ABDUL HAKIM ALI HASHIM
  • MURREE CHRISTIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ATTACK
  • MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD
  • N
  • NASHIRI, ABD AL-RAHIM AL-
  • NEAVE (AIREY) ASSASSINATION
  • NETANYA RESTAURANT BOMBING
  • NEVE SHALOM AND BETH ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE BOMBINGS
  • NEW BAGHLAN BOMBING
  • NEW DELHI BOMBINGS
  • NEW PEOPLE'S ARMY (NPA)
  • NEW PULO
  • NEW YORK CITY LANDMARKS BOMBING CONSPIRACY
  • NEW YORK CITY SYNAGOGUE BOMB PLOTS
  • NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE BOMB PLOT
  • NIDAL, ABU
  • NOEL (CLEO) ASSASSINATION
  • NOSAIR, EL SAYYID
  • O
  • OCALAN, ABDULLAH
  • OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING
  • OKTOBERFEST BOMBING
  • OPEC MINISTERS ATTACK
  • OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM (OEF)
  • OSLO ACCORDS
  • OSLO ATTACKS
  • P
  • PADILLA, JOSÉ
  • PAKISTAN ORDNANCE FACTORY BOMBING
  • PAKISTANI SECTARIAN VIOLENCE
  • PALESTINE LIBERATION FRONT (PLF)
  • PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANIZATION (PLO)
  • PALESTINIAN ISLAMIC JIHAD (PIJ)
  • PAN AM/LOCKERBIE BOMBING
  • PARIS METRO BOMBINGS
  • PARTIYA KARKEREN KURDISTAN (PKK)
  • PATTANI UNITED LIBERATION ORGANIZATION (PULO)
  • PEARL CONTINENTAL HOTEL BOMBING
  • PENN STATION BOMB PLOT
  • PEOPLE AGAINST GANGSTERISM AND DRUGS (PAGAD)
  • POPULAR FRONT FOR THE LIBERATION OF PALESTINE (PFLP)
  • POPULAR FRONT FOR THE LIBERATION OF PALESTINE—GENERAL COMMAND (PFLP-GC)
  • PREMADASA (RANASINGHE) ASSASSINATION
  • PROVISIONAL IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY (PIRA)
  • Q
  • QATADA, ABU
  • QUTB, SAYYID
  • R
  • RAJAH SOLAIMAN ISLAMIC MOVEMENT (RSIM)
  • RASPE, JAN-CARL
  • RAWALPINDI BOMBINGS
  • RAZZIQ, ABU AHMED ABD AL-
  • REAL IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY (RIRA)
  • RED HAND COMMANDO (RHC)
  • RED HAND DEFENDERS (RHD)
  • REGENT'S PARK AND HYDE PARK BOMBINGS
  • REID, RICHARD
  • RESSAM, AHMED
  • REVOLUTIONÄRE ZELLEN (RZ)
  • REVOLUTIONARY UNITED FRONT (RUF)
  • RITZ CARLTON HOTEL (JAKARTA) BOMBING
  • RIYADH WESTERN HOUSING COMPLEX BOMBINGS
  • ROME AIRPORT ATTACKS (1973)
  • ROME AIRPORT ATTACKS (1985)
  • ROME-MESSINA TRAIN BOMBING
  • ROTE ARMEE FRAKTION (RAF)
  • RUDOLPH, ERIC
  • RUE COPERNIC SYNAGOGUE BOMBING
  • S
  • SAADI, AHMAD ABD AL-KARIM AL-
  • SA'AQA
  • SABENA AIRLINES HIJACKING
  • SABRA AND SHATILA MASSACRE
  • SADAT (ANWAR) ASSASSINATION
  • SAMJHAUTA EXPRESS TRAIN BOMBING
  • SANCHEZ, ILICH RAMIREZ (CARLOS THE JACKAL)
  • SANTA MARIA HIJACKING
  • SAUDI ARABIAN EMBASSY (KHARTOUM) ATTACK
  • SAUNDERS (STEPHEN) ASSASSINATION
  • SEARS TOWER BOMB PLOT
  • SEMDINLI BOMBING
  • SENDERO LUMINOSO (SL)
  • SEPTEMBER 11 (2001)
  • SHARKAWA, MOHAMMED
  • SHARM EL-SHEIKH BOMBINGS
  • SHEHHI, MARWAN YOUSEF MUHAMMED RASHID LEKRAB AL-
  • SIPAH-E-MUHAMMAD PAKISTAN (SMP)
  • STAGE CLUB BOMBING
  • STERN GANG
  • STOCKHOLM BOMBING
  • STUDENTS ISLAMIC MOVEMENT OF INDIA (SIMI)
  • SUFAAT, YAZID
  • SUNGKAR, ABDULLAH
  • SUPERFERRY 14 BOMBING
  • T
  • TALIBAN
  • TANWEER, SHEHZAD
  • TANZOM QA'IDAT AL-JIHADI BILAD AL-RAFIDYAN (QJBR)
  • TARRAGONA AIRPORT BOMBING
  • TEHRIK-E-NEFAZ-E-SHARIAT-E-MOHAMMADI (TNSM)
  • TEHRIK-E-TALIBAN PAKISTAN (TTP)
  • TEL AVIV SUICIDE BOMBINGS
  • TEYREBAZEN AZADIYA KURDISTAN (TAK)
  • TIMES SQUARE BOMB PLOT
  • TIRAH VALLEY SUICIDE BOMBINGS
  • TOKYO AIRPORT ATTACK
  • TOKYO SUBWAY SARIN ATTACK
  • TOLYATTI BUS BOMBING
  • TOP, NOORDIN MOHAMED
  • TORONTO 18 PLOT
  • TORREJON BOMBING
  • TURKISH BOMBINGS
  • TWA HIJACKING (1976)
  • TWA HIJACKING (1985)
  • U
  • UK PARLIAMENT BOMBING
  • ULSTER DEFENCE ASSOCIATION (UDA)/ULSTER FREEDOM FIGHTERS (UFF)
  • ULSTER VOLUNTEER FORCE (UVF)
  • UNITED LIBERATION FRONT OF ASOM (ULFA)
  • UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS (ALGIERS) BOMBING
  • UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS (BAGHDAD) ATTACK
  • UPS/FEDEX BOMB PLOT
  • U.S. EMBASSY (ATHENS) ROCKET ATTACK
  • U.S. EMBASSY (BEIRUT) BOMBING
  • U.S. EMBASSY (EAST AFRICA) BOMBINGS
  • U.S. EMBASSY (SANA'A) ATTACK
  • U.S. EMBASSY (TEHRAN) HOSTAGE CRISIS
  • USA PATRIOT ACT
  • USS COLE BOMBING
  • USTASHA
  • UTA BOMBING
  • V
  • VAIL SKI RESORT ARSON ATTACK
  • VALENTINE'S DAY BOMBINGS
  • VIENNA AIRPORT ATTACK
  • W
  • WEATHERMEN
  • WEST EUROPEAN RIGHT-WING TERRORISM
  • WORLD TRADE CENTER (NEW YORK) BOMBING
  • Y
  • YALA AND SONGKHLA BOMBINGS
  • YOUSEF, RAMZI AHMED
  • YULDASHEV, TOHIR ABDUKHALILOVICH
  • Z
  • ZAHEDAN MOSQUE BOMBING
  • ZAMMAR, MUHAMMAD HEYDAR
  • ZARQAWI, ABU MUSAB AL-
  • ZAWAHIRI, AYMAN AL-
  • ZNAMENSKOYE BOMBING
  • ZUBAYDAH, ABU
  • ZURICH AIRPORT ATTACK
  • Chronology of Major Global Terrorist Events
  • Glossaries
  • Bibliography
  • Categorical List of Entries
  • List of Contributors