This encyclopaedia cover the all terrorist attacks from world over.. In this process this book describes the changing face of terrorism, probing the new adversaries, new motivations, and new methods that have surfaced in recent years to challenge many of our most fundamental assumptions about terrorists and how they operate.
Our notion of terrorism as a form of limited violence has been shattered by the emergence of more lethal and less predictable terrorist organizations, like the Aum sect in Japan responsible for the Tokyo subway nerve gas attack fanatical Jewish and Islamic groups in the Middle East, the radical wings of the militia movement in the United States. These fringe groups are built upon and react to a sense of isolation, and are more likely to use weapons of mass destruction than the nationalist terrorist groups with which we are familiar.
This encyclopedia cover the terrorist attacks which are sharp and chilling portrait of a phenomenon that poses new and ever deadlier threats to peace and stability around the globe. This clear and concise text offers a comprehensive comparison of national, international, and human security concepts and policies. Although security as a concept can be widened to include almost any aspect of existence, Book focuses especially on security from physical violence, beginning with efforts by states to defend themselves against violent attack.
(2 Vol. Set)
Author: Kameshwar Jha and Sumant Swain
Features: HB, Spr, Set of 2 Volumes