War on Terror Encyclopedia, The: From the Rise of Al-Qaeda to 9/11 and Beyond

Editor: Goldman, Jan
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $100.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $150.00
ISBN: 978-1-61-069510-7
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 51
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This single-volume encyclopedia provides readers with more than 200 engaging entries on the myriad events, key individuals, and organizations that have played a major role in the War on Terror.The A-Z entries define the policies and doctrines; describe the armies, battlefields, and weapons employed; and profile the figures whose actions and decisions set the course of history.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • The Encyclopedia
  • A
  • Abdel-Rahman, Omar (aka the Blind Sheikh)
  • Able Danger
  • Abouhalima, Mahmud
  • Abu Ghraib
  • Achille Lauro Hijacking
  • Afghanistan War.
  • African Embassy Bombings
  • Aircraft, September 11, 2001, Attack.
  • Alec Station
  • Al-Ittihad al-Islami (also Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya) (AIAI)
  • Al-Qaeda
  • Al-Qaeda in Iraq
  • Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
  • Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb
  • Al-Quds Mosque
  • American Airlines Flight 11
  • American Airlines Flight 77
  • Amman Hotel Bombings
  • Anglo-American Alliance
  • Anthrax Attacks (United States)
  • Arab-Israeli Conflict, Overview
  • Atef, Mohammad
  • Atta, Mohamed el-Amir Awad el-Sayed
  • Australian Embassy (Jakarta) Bombing
  • “Axis of Evil”
  • Azzam, Sheikh Abdullah Yussuf
  • B
  • Baghdad Ministry of Justice
  • Bali Bombings
  • Benghazi Attacks
  • Bin Laden, Osama
  • Blackwater (Academi)
  • Bojinka, Operation
  • Boston Marathon Bombing
  • Brooklyn Bridge Bomb Plot
  • Bush Administration
  • Bush Doctrine
  • C
  • Carter Doctrine
  • Centennial Olympic Park Bombing
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Cheney, Richard Bruce
  • Chomsky, Noam
  • Christmas Day (2009) Airline Terror Plot
  • Christmas Eve (2000) Bombings
  • Clarke, Richard A.
  • Clinton Administration
  • Coercive Interrogation Techniques
  • Cold War Peace Dividend, U.S. Troop/Force Structure Reductions
  • Cole, USS, Attack On.
  • Combined Forces Command—Afghanistan
  • Conscientious Objection and Dissent in the U.S. Military
  • Cost, Global War on Terror
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Counterterrorism Center
  • Counterterrorism Strategy
  • Cultural Imperialism, U.S.
  • D
  • Dallas Skyscraper Plot
  • Dar es Salaam, U.S. Embassy Bombing
  • Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Democratization and the Global War on Terror
  • Dozier (James) Kidnapping
  • Drones.
  • E
  • Eagle Claw, Operation
  • Economic Impact of the September 11, 2001, Attacks
  • Enduring Freedom, Operation
  • F
  • Fahrenheit 9/11
  • Failed States and the Global War on Terror
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Feith, Douglas
  • Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978
  • Fort Dix Plot
  • G
  • Gates, Robert Michael
  • Gemayel (Bashir) Assassination
  • Global War on Terror
  • Ground Zero Mosque Controversy
  • Guantánamo Bay Detainment Camp
  • H
  • Hamburg Cell
  • Hanjour, Hani Saleh Husan
  • Harakat ul-Jihad Al-Isalami (HuJI)
  • Heathrow Liquid Bomb Plot
  • Hezbollah (Party of God)
  • Human Shields
  • I
  • Impact of 9/11 on Presidential Power
  • Impact of 9/11 on U.S. Foreign Policy
  • Impact of 9/11 on U.S. Public Opinion
  • Improvised Explosive Devices
  • Indian Embassy (Kabul) Bombing
  • International Emergency Economic Powers Act
  • International Red Cross Headquarters (Baghdad) Bombing
  • International Security Assistance Force
  • Iraqi Freedom, Operation
  • Iraqi Insurgency
  • Iraq War
  • Islamic Army of Aden (IAA)
  • Islamic Radicalism
  • J
  • Jamaa al-Tawhid wa'a Jihad (JTJ)
  • Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Joint Direct Attack Munitions and Small Diameter Bomb
  • Joint Terrorism Task Force
  • Justification for the September 11 Suicide Mission
  • K
  • Kill List
  • Kuala Lumpur Meeting
  • L
  • La Belle Discotheque Bombing
  • Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ)
  • Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)
  • Lindh, John Walker
  • London Bombings
  • M
  • Madrid Airport Bombing
  • Madrid Bombings.
  • Madrid Commuter Train Bombings
  • Madrid Convention Center Bombing
  • Marine Corps Barracks (Beirut) Bombing
  • Martyrdom
  • McChrystal, Stanley A.
  • Military Tribunals
  • Millennium Plots
  • Mohammed, Fazul Abdullah
  • Mohammed, Khalid Sheikh
  • Moussaoui, Zacarias
  • Multi-National Force—Iraq
  • N
  • Nairobi, Kenya, Bombing of U.S. Embassy
  • Nairobi, Kenya, Shopping Mall Attack
  • Narcoterrorism
  • Nashiri, Abd al-Rahim al-
  • National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States (9/11 Commission)
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • National Security Agency
  • Negroponte, John Dimitri
  • Network-Centric Warfare
  • New York City Landmarks Bombing Conspiracy
  • New York City Synagogue Bomb Plots
  • New York Stock Exchange Bomb Plot
  • Nidal, Abu
  • Nineteen Martyrs
  • North American Aerospace Defense Command
  • Nosair, El Sayyid
  • O
  • Obama Administration
  • P
  • Padilla, José
  • Pan Am/Lockerbie Bombing
  • Pearl, Daniel
  • Penn Station Bomb Plot
  • Pentagon Attack
  • Perle, Richard
  • Persian Gulf War
  • Petraeus, David Howell
  • Phoenix Memo
  • Pilot Training for September 11 Attacks
  • Powell, Colin Luther
  • Predator
  • Q
  • Qutb, Sayyid
  • R
  • Reid, Richard
  • Rendition
  • Ressam, Ahmed
  • Rowley, Coleen
  • Rudolph, Eric
  • Rumsfeld, Donald Henry
  • Rwanda
  • S
  • Satellites, Use of by Coalition Forces
  • Saudi Arabian Embassy (Khartoum) Attack
  • Scheuer, Michael
  • SEAL Teams, U.S. Navy
  • Sears Tower Bomb Plot
  • September 11 Attacks, International Reactions to
  • September 11 Terrorist Trial Controversy
  • Shia Islam
  • Somalia, International Intervention
  • Suicide Bombings
  • Sunni Islam
  • Swift Project
  • T
  • Taliban
  • Taliban, Destruction of Bamiyan and Pre-Islamic Artifacts
  • Targeted Killing.
  • Television, Middle Eastern
  • Tenet, George
  • Terrorism
  • Times Square Bomb Plot
  • TIPOFF
  • Torture of Prisoners
  • U
  • United Airlines Flight 93
  • United Airlines Flight 175
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • USA PATRIOT Act
  • U.S. Central Command
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Embassy (Athens) Rocket Attack
  • U.S. Embassy (Beirut) Bombing
  • U.S. Embassy (Sana'a) Attack
  • U.S. Embassy (Tehran) Hostage Crisis
  • U.S. European Command
  • USS Cole Bombing
  • U.S. Special Operations Command
  • W
  • War Correspondents
  • Warlords, Afghanistan
  • War on Terror.
  • War Powers Act
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Whistleblowers.
  • Woodward, Robert Upshur
  • World Trade Center Bombing
  • World Trade Center, September 11, 2001
  • Y
  • Yahya, Abu al-Libi
  • Yemen Hotel Bombings
  • Yousef, Ramzi Ahmed
  • Z
  • Zammar, Muhammad Heydar
  • Zawahiri, Ayman al-
  • Zinni, Anthony Charles
  • Zubaydah, Abu
  • Timeline: Events, Actions, and Decisions Related to the United States and Terrorism
  • Bibliography
  • About the Editor and Contributors