Terrorism is now everybody's major and constant fear. Terrorism is now everybody's major and constant fear whose prevention and control are finally possible. The book takes on many important and interesting topics including, the meaning and motives of terrorism and its place in the developing, and the developed world. This book Global Terrorism is an excellent purchase for both college-level reference holdings and for assigned reading for college-level courses on social issues. This book provides the most complete and authoritative historical data on terrorism around the globe. "Global Terrorism" reports are vital to understanding terrorism, as they allow for comparison over time and place and have been the basis for policy decisions and actions over two decades. It is an essential resource for every college, school, and public library.
Md. Elyas is a reader in the Department of Political Science at Agra University. He has obtained his M.A in Political Science and was awarded the Gold Medal for standing first position in University. He received his PhD in International Politics from Aligarh Muslim University. He has to his credit brilliant and rich teaching experience. Besides, he is an ardent researcher and has tremendous organizing capacity. He has participated and presented his papers in many seminars and conferences in India and abroad on Terrorism, Biological Weapons and on International Politics. He has travelled widely in Europe, Canada, Middle East, Pakistan, U.S .A and African Countries.
Preface V 1. Terrorism Present Scenario -- Pg. 1 2. Terrorists in Groups -- Pg. 8 3. Religious Justifications for Terrorism -- Pg. 23 4. State Funding and Supporters of Terrorism -- Pg. 62 5. Terrorists and Their Motivation -- Pg. 91 6. Terror and Violence Commited by Children -- Pg. 104 7. Destruction by Terrorist Groups -- Pg. 120 8. Planning for "Non- Patterns" and Potential Risk in Terrorism -- Pg. 139 9. Terrorism in India -- Pg. 166 10. Terrorists and the Media -- Pg. 176 11. Ethical and Moral Issues of Terrorism -- Pg. 186 12. Al-Qaeda Organization and Its Operations -- Pg. 199 13. International Implications for Terrorism -- Pg. 218 14. Preventing Terrorism in the Twenty -First Century -- Pg. 229 Bibliography -- Pg. 241 Index -- Pg. 245