Table of contents for Terrorism and counterterrorism : understanding threats and responses in the post-9/11 world / Brigitte L. Nacos.

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Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments
Chapter 1:	Introduction: The Terrorist Threat
Terrorism Trends over the Last Three Decades
Part I:		Terrorism
Chapter 2:	The Perennial Debate: What Is Terrorism?
The Meaning of "Terrorism" over Time
The Definitional Potpourri
Is Terrorism Ever Justified?
State Terror(ism) and State-Sponsored Terrorism
The Meaning of Terrorism in This Volume
Chapter 3:	Terrorism in the Global Context
The Roots of Modern Terrorism
The Post-World War II Wave
1968: The Advent of Modern-day Terrorism
IRA and ETA: Groups That Do Not Fit the Mold
The Decline of Left-Wing Terrorism
The Rise of Catastrophic Terrorism
Chapter 4:	Terrorism in the American Context
Right-Wing Terrorism
Left-Wing Terrorism
Single-Issue of Special Interest Terrorism
After Left-Wing and Right-Wing Waves: What Next?
Chapter 5:	The Making of Terrorists: Causes, Conditions, Influences
Terrorism as a Result of Rational Choice
Terrorism as a Result of Personal Traits
Terrorism as a Result of Social Interaction
Gender Differences in Terrorism: A Myth Rather than Reality
The Lack of the Universal Terrorist Profile
The Stages Leading to Terrorism
The Roots of Terrorism: No Simple Answers
Chapter 6:	From State Sponsors to Involuntary Hosts
Iran: The Premier Model of State-Sponsored Terrorism
Other State Sponsors of Terrorism
The Case of Saudi Arabia
When Governments Reconsider Their Support for Terrorism
Failed and Failing States, and "Brown Areas"
Involuntary Host Countries
Chapter 7:	Common Thread: Goals, Targets, Tactics
Do Terrorists Achieve Their Goals?
The Selection of Targets
Terrorist Methods: From Primitive Bombs of WMD
Most Likely CBRN Weapons in the Hands of Terrorists
Chapter 8:	Organizational Structures and the Financing of Terror
When Terrorist Organizations Lose Their Leaders
The Decline of Abandonment of Terrorism
Financing Terrorism
Part II:		Anti- and Counterterrorism
Chapter 9:	Balancing Security, Liberty, and Human Rights
The Legal Status of Enemy Combatants
Torture: The Public Debate
Torture: Decision-Makers
Chapter 10:	Military and Nonmilitary Responses
Military Responses
Nonmilitary Responses
Chapter 11:	Prevention and Preparedness
It's the Intelligence, Stupid
International Cooperation
Reorganization of Homeland Security in the United States
Reorganization of the Intelligence Community
Part III:	The Media and the Public
Chapter 12:	Terrorist Propaganda and the Media
Publicity: The Universal Terrorist Goal
An Alternative View: Contemporary Terrorists Do Not Need Publicity
Terrorism and the Triangle of Communication
Media-Related Goals
Bedfellows in a Marriage of Convenience
Terrorism and the Global Media
Defending the Media
Chapter 13:	Terror and Hate in Cyberspace
Terrorists and the Newest Communications Technologies
Propaganda and Hero Worship
The Internet as a Tool to Plan Terrorist Operations
Devastating Cyberterrorism
The Web and the Retrieval of Valuable Information
Chapter 14:	Anti- and Counterterrorism in the News
A Model for Public Deliberation
The Media and Military Responses to Terrorism
Chapter 15:	Terrorism and the Public
Public Assessments in Terrorist Threats and the Fear Factor
Opinion Change as a Result of Terrorism
Public Attitudes on International Terrorists and Sponsor States
Public Approval of Presidents in the Face of Terrorist Crises
When Presidents "Go Public"
Anti- and Counterterrorist Policies
Assessing Homeland Security and Preparedness
The Public Trusts Republicans More to Fight Terrorism Effectively
Security versus Civil Liberties
Terrorism and the Rational Public
The Moral Force of the Victims of Terrorism
Chapter 16:	Conclusion: Living with Terrorist Threats
The 9/11 Commission and Reform Proposal
Appendix:	Major Terrorist Incidents since the Early 1970s
I. Incidents That Deliberately Targeted Americans and/or American Interests
II. Incidents That Involved U.S. Victims
III. Incidents That Did Not Involve Americans
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Terrorism.
Terrorism -- Prevention.