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Title: Terrorism
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009
Characteristics: 209 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Mike Wilson, book editor
Contents: Why consider opposing viewpoints?
Is terrorism a serious threat?
Chapter preface
Terrorism is a serious threat / Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon
The threat of terrorism is exaggerated / John Mueller
The United States is winning the war on terrorism / James Fallows
The United States is losing the war on terrorism / David Cole and Jules Lobel
Periodical bibliography
How is society susceptible to terrorism?
Chapter preface
Nuclear terrorism is a threat / Graham Allison
The threat of nuclear terrorism is exaggerated / James W. Moore
Cyberterrorism is a serious threat / Sam Elrom
Cyberterrorism is not a serious threat / Irving Lachow and Courtney Richardson
Bioterrorism is a threat / Gerald Epstein
The threat of bioterrorism exaggerated / Milton Leitenberg
Periodical bibliography
What causes terrorism?
Chapter preface
Poverty promotes terrorism / Andrew Whitehead
Poverty does not contribute to terrorism / Daniel Mandel and Morton A. Klein
Lack of civil liberties causes terrorism / Alan B. Krueger
Islamic fundamentalism causes terrorism / Zack Beauchamp
Periodical bibliography
How should governments respond to terrorism?
Chapter preface
Torture should be permitted to fight terrorism / Mirko Bagaric
Torture is never justified / Brita Sydhoff
Winning the Iraq War will decrease terrorism / James Phillips
The Iraq War is increasing terrorism / Peter Bergen and Paul Cruickshank
Governments should negotiate with terrorists / Douglas A. Borer
Governments should not negotiate with terrorists / Mike Wacker
Periodical bibliography
For further discussion
Organizations to contact
Bibliography of books
Additional Contributors: Wilson, Mike 1954-
ISBN: 0737742356
Branch Call Number: 363.32 T328 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-199) and index
Subject Headings: Terrorism
Topical Term: Terrorism
LCCN: 2008029140
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