9780984225293

The Terrorism Lectures: A Comprehensive Collection for Students of Terrorism, Counterterrorism, and National Security

  • ISBN 13:

    9780984225293

  • ISBN 10:

    0984225293

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/04/2012
  • Publisher: Ingram Book Co
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

A comprehensive collection for students of terrorism, counter-terrorism, and national security. The Terrorism Lecturesis a collection of timely and engaging lessons directly from the classroom of terrorism expert James J.F. Forest. The book and accompanying online materials delve into the history of terrorism, its root causes, and its many forms and organizations, as well as the frameworks that analysts use to determine the scope of a terrorist threat. James J.F. Forestis an associate professor at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and a senior fellow with the Joint Special Operations University. From 2001 to 2010 he served as director of terrorism studies at the US Military Academy at West Point. Praise for other works by Dr. James J. F. Forest: Influence Warfare: "A timely addition to the literature on counterterrorism in general and especially to this often ignored but critical dimension of the war on terrorism." --Bruce Hoffman, author of Inside Terrorism WMD and Terrorism: "This book brings us closer to understanding terrorists' motivations for using WMD, the history of their attempts to do so, and the strengths and vulnerabilities of our efforts to thwart them. A major contribution to scholarship." --Jessica Stern, Harvard University

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