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Suicide terrorism

Behram A. Sahukar

Suicide terrorism

relevance in the Indian context

by Behram A. Sahukar

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Published by Published in association with United Service Institution of India [by] Vij Books in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suicide bombings -- India,
  • Terrorism -- India,
  • India -- Foreign relations -- 1984-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 98-102).

    StatementBehram A. Sahukar.
    SeriesUSI papers -- CS-3 M-4/2009
    ContributionsUnited Service Institution of India.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6433.A-ZI.x+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. ;
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24023880M
    ISBN 109789380177083
    LC Control Number2009310762

    is “suicide terrorism,” a label adopted by Pape throughout his book Pape’s choice of the term suicide terrorism, rather than suicide attacks, suicide missions, or suicide operations, has important implications. Since the phenomenon of modern suicide terrorism first emerged in Lebanon in the early s it has increased exponentially in both number and geographical range. However, despite this spike and the concomitant surge in its study, there is still no real clear consensus on key issues. As a result, explanations remain imprecise and unevenly developed and datasets continue to .

    Suicide Terrorism: Suicide for a perceived greater cause, in which a person kills himself/herself—and many others—to advance a particular political or religious agenda. The theoretical finding of the authors analysis forms a major part of the book which proves that suicide bombers are either brain washed or under indoctrination. Upon reading this book, youll learn why Suicide terrorists choose the path we all know to be forbidden and gain revealing insights of a subject which has been rarely delved : Partridge Publishing India.

      Last month, Scott McConnell caught up with Associate Professor Robert Pape of the University of Chicago, whose book on suicide terrorism, Dying to . Includes a new Afterword Finalist for the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award One of the world’s foremost authorities on the subject of suicide terrorism, the esteemed political scientist Robert Pape has created the first comprehensive database of every suicide terrorist attack in the world from until today. In Dying to Win, Pape provides a groundbreaking /5(3).


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"Suicide Terrorism is among the most authoritative and incisive analyses of this subject available. Ami Pedahzur’s meticulous research and trenchant analysis coupled with his direct experience of suicide terrorism’s corrosive effects on society endow the book with a perspective and gravitas unique in the literature/5(3).

Includes a new Afterword Finalist for the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award One of the world’s foremost authorities on the subject of suicide terrorism, the esteemed political scientist Robert Pape has created the first comprehensive database of every suicide terrorist attack in the world from until by:   In their book, Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It, Pape and Feldman examine every case of suicide attacks over the past three decades.

Excerpt: 'Cutting. Definitions Terrorism. Suicide attacks include both suicide terrorism—terrorism often defined as any action "intended to cause death or serious bodily harm to civilians or non-combatants" for the purpose of intimidation —and suicide attacks not targeting non-combatants.

An alternative definition is provided by Jason Burke, a journalist who has lived among Islamic militants, and. This book examines the known facts about suicide terrorism, using data about suicide bombers ages, social class, education and motivation. Pape offers convincing evidence that suicide bombers are not, as a rule, motivated by desperate personal circumstances but by military or economic occupation or domination of their territory/5.

"In this compelling book, Ami Pedahzur investigates the root causes of suicide terrorism and its rapid proliferation in recent years. Drawing on a variety of sources, Suicide Terrorism explores the use of human bombs in Lebanon, Israel, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Chechnya and Iraq and the ostentatious attacks of Al-Qaeda and the global jihad/5.

By Vanessa Harmon, Edin Mujkic, Catherine Kaukinen, & Henriikka Weir Abstract The frequency of suicide terrorist attacks has increased dramatically since the yearcreating a renewed interest in this area of study, as well as an increase in the importance of understanding individual and organizational motivations behind engagement in suicide terrorism.

The early years of suicide terrorism were a simpler time, the officers explained. Suicide bombers were—at least in theory—easier to spot then. They tended to carry their bombs in nylon.

The book is a comprehensive compilation of articles by experts in the field of suicide terrorism from across the world and across disciplines with a focus on suicide missions. "Suicide Terrorism is among the most authoritative and incisive analyses of this subject available.

Ami Pedahzur’s meticulous research and trenchant analysis coupled with his direct experience of suicide terrorism’s corrosive effects on society endow the book with a perspective and gravitas unique in the literature/5(12).

Cutting the Fuse offers a wealth of new knowledge about the origins of suicide terrorism and strategies to stop it. Robert A. Pape and James K. Feldman have examined every suicide terrorist attack worldwide from toand the insights they have gleaned from that data fundamentally challenge how we understand the root causes of terrorist campaigns.

In this compelling book, Ami Pedazhur investigates the root causes of suicide terrorism and its rapid proliferation in recent years. Drawing on a variety of sources, the book explores the use of human bombs in Lebanon, Israel, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Chechnya, Iraq, and the ostentatious attacks of Al-Qaeda and the global : $ Book review of Ami Pedahzur, Suicide Terorism.

Cambridge: Polity Press, This book analyses the root causes of suicide terrorism at both the elite and rank-and- file levels of the Hamas and also explains why this tactic has disappeared in the post period.

This volume adopts a multi-causal, multi-level approach to analyse the use of suicide bombings by Hamas and its individual operatives in the Israeli. The book reports on the findings of the Carnegie Corporation-supported Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism.

Read the Truth Behind Suicide Terrorism, a Carnegie Results. Through a close analysis of suicide campaigns by Al Qaeda and in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Lebanon, Israel, Chechnya, and Sri Lanka, the authors provide powerful. Bruce Hoffman's Inside Terrorism has remained a seminal work for understanding the historical evolution of terrorism and the terrorist mindset.

In this revised edition of the classic text, Hoffman analyzes the new adversaries, motivations, and tactics of global terrorism that have emerged in recent years, focusing specifically on how al Qaeda has changed since 9/11; the 1/5(3). suicide terrorism is a modern phenomenon, yet Islam is a very old religion.

Except for two periods in the twelfth and eighteenth centuries, suicide was never part of Islamist beliefs and behaviours.

Actually, Islam clearly forbids suicide, hence, the argument that Islamic religious beliefs are the main cause of suicide terrorism is inherently Cited by: The book is a comprehensive compilation of articles by experts in the field of suicide terrorism from across the world and across disciplines with a focus on.

Get this from a library. Understanding suicide terrorism: psychosocial dynamics. [Radhika Halder] -- Understanding Suicide Terrorism aims to explore the different aspects involved in suicide terrorism for a better understanding of the tactic which has become a global phenomenon and threat today.

The. It is the only book to offer such an in-depth, up-to-date, cross cultural analysis of suicide terrorism in the twenty-first Century. About the Author Ami Pedahzur is an associate professor at the University of Texas, Austin and a senior research fellow at the National Security Studies Center, University of Haifa, IsraelAuthor: Ami Pedahzur.

This research path was reflected in his book ‘Suicide Terrorism’ (Polity Press, ) as well as in a more recent coauthored book (with Arie Perliger) ‘Jewish Terrorism in Israel.Suicide terrorism is, essentially, a form of crime. Suicide attackers pursue the promise of self-gratifying rewards in a way that will maximize their benefits by labelling themselves as martyrs (Perry & Hasisi, ).

Suicide terrorism has captured considerable attention since the attacks on Septem Governments offered unprecedented support for scholars who were willing to research the phenomenon.

One result has been a tremendous growth in the volume of research on terrorism. The research has also become more diverse. Until84% of the Author: Susanne Martin, Ami Pedahzur.