This book, written as a political analysis of the issue of terrorism, explores and examines the new styles and range of terrorism by small groups, cults, individuals as well as international networks. with access to weapons of mass destruction. The book makes an incisive, penetrating analysis of what makes up for terrorism in general, and
its ever-changing face. Charting its origins and development through the ages, the book engages in a deep and insightful discussion of the causes and tactics of terrorism, looking at contemporary violence through the lens of political ideologies, religious conflicts, socio-economic factors and ethnic tensions.
The new face of terrorism, which is highly deadly in its penetrative power and consequences, is studied with the aim of making it clearer to readers the ramifications of a continuously evolving enterprise like terrorism, its sponsorship and logistics in the contemporary world, its motivations and goals, as well as the strategies to control and curb it. In addition, the text also presents forth the most up-to-date
information on terrorism, understanding the ways in which terrorism affects culture, economics and politics. It is hoped that the erudition and insight of this book foster a better understanding of the issue of terrorism.
Author: VT Patil