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Understanding why terrorist operations succeed or fail

Brian A. Jackson

Understanding why terrorist operations succeed or fail

by Brian A. Jackson

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Published by RAND in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- Psychological aspects,
  • Terrorists -- Attitudes,
  • Terrorism -- Planning,
  • Terrorism -- Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBrian A. Jackson, David R. Frelinger.
    ContributionsFrelinger, Dave.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6431 .J2838 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23632121M
    ISBN 109780833047670
    LC Control Number2009029748

    Terrorism instead of treating the terrorist attack as a criminal justice or law enforcement issue • The ethical boundaries of counterterrorist operations • The issue of the morally justifiable constraints and restrictions that a govern-ment should be permitted to impose on its citizens in order to succeed in the War on Terrorism. Carolin Görzig has been setting up a Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle since August She is seeking to gain a better understanding of how terrorist.

      Murray Rothbard was relatively fond of guerrilla warfare. He wasn’t fond of war, of course, which he considered to be synonymous with mass murder, but he believed guerrilla warfare — conducted by non-state institutions — to be more morally legitimate than state-centric conventional warfare. Modern warfare, after all, is primarily the domain of states, and it’s the reason states have. conditions under which these strategies succeed or fail. Alan Krueger, David Laitin, Jitka Maleckova, and Alberto Abadie, for example, have traced the ef- networks, money, and operations that allow terrorist organizations to thrive.6 What is lacking, however, is a clear understanding of the larger strategic not only for understanding.

    Start studying Anatomy of Terrorist Groups. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. •Attempts to blame the government rarely succeed. Why terrorism is ineffective: Governments are resilient IRA green book •Similarity between terrorist groups and cults-Dominance over individual members. Likewise, by better understanding why these challenges remain unresolved, responders may be able to adapt their lessons-learned processes to better support behavioral change and improvement. To these ends, we have conducted a qualitative analysis of response organizations’ perspectives on .


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