Essentials of Counterterrorism

Editor: Forest, James J. F.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Praeger

ISBN: 978-1-44-083283-3
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 5
Book Status: Pending
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This compendium offers a wide-ranging look at the most vital aspects of counterterrorism, from diplomacy and military action to the investigation and interdiction of terrorist finances. Entries offer insightful discussions of strategy, policy, tactical, and operational dimensions of counterterrorism.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter One An Introduction to the Study of Counterterrorism - James J. F. Forest
  • Part I: Policy and Strategy
  • Chapter Two Developing and Implementing Counterterrorism Policy in a Liberal Democracy - Jennifer S. Holmes
  • Chapter Three Geographic Perspectives on the Sociocultural, Economic, and Demographic Aspects of Counterterrorism - Christopher Jasparro
  • Chapter Four Combating State Sponsors of Terrorism - Daniel Byman
  • Chapter Five Terrorism Finance: Global Responses to the Terrorism Money Trail - Paul J. Smith
  • Chapter Six The Shadow Economy: The Forgotten Infrastructure of Terrorist Financing - Joseph J. St. Marie, Shahdad Naghshpour, and Samuel S. Stanton Jr.
  • Chapter Seven Organized Criminal Networks and Terrorism - J. P. Larsson
  • Part II: Tactical and Operational Dimensions
  • Chapter Eight The Contemporary Challenges of Counterterrorism Intelligence - Jennifer E. Sims
  • Chapter Nine The U.S. Government's Counterterrorism Research and Development Programs - Michael B. Kraft
  • Chapter Ten Denying Terrorists Sanctuary through Civil-Military Operations - Robert J. Pauly Jr. and Robert W. Redding
  • Part III: Case Studies
  • Chapter Eleven Countering Terrorism in Latin America: The Case of Shining Path in Peru - David Scott Palmer
  • Chapter Twelve Sixty Years of Counterinsurgency in Colombia: From “La Violencia” to the “Sword of Honor” Plan - Román D. Ortiz and Janneth Vargas
  • Chapter Thirteen Italy and the Red Brigades: The Success of Repentance Policy in Counterterrorism - Erica Chenoweth
  • Chapter Fourteen Countering West Germany's Red Army Faction: What Can We Learn? - Joanne Wright
  • Chapter Fifteen The Role of Democratization in Reducing the Appeal of Extremist Groups in the Middle East and North Africa after the Uprisings - Francesco Cavatorta
  • Chapter Sixteen India's Response to Terrorism in Kashmir - Behram A. Sahukar
  • Chapter Seventeen Capturing Khalid Sheikh Mohammad - Robert N. Wesley
  • Chapter Eighteen The Madrid Attacks on March 11: An Analysis of the Jihadist Threat in Spain and Main Counterterrorist Measures - Rogelio Alonso
  • Bibliography
  • About the Editor and Contributors