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Title: PERSPECTIVES ON TERRORISM
Author(s): C JOHNSON
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: REPORT OF TRENDS AND IDEAS THAT AROSE AT A MARCH 1976 DEPARTMENT OF STATE-SPONSORED CONFERENCE ON TERRORISM.
Abstract: PARTICIPANTS AT THE GATHERING DISCUSSED A WORKING DEFINITION OF TERRORISM AND WHETHER IT IS JUSTIFIABLE AT ANY TIME. TYPOLOGIES OF TERRORISM WERE DEBATED AND IDENTIFIED, SUCH AS ETHNIC (INCLUDING RELIGIOUS, LINGUISTIC, REGIONAL), NATIONALISTIC (ANTI-COLONIAL), IDEOLOGICAL (ANARCHIST, RADICAL LEFTIST, EXTREME RIGHTIST), AND PATHOLOGICAL (SUCH AS THE MANSON GANG). PARTICIPANTS ALSO SPOKE ABOUT THE CAUSES OF TERRORISM, THE CONSEQUENCES OF IT, AND THE WAY TO HANDLE IT....BS
Index Term(s): Counter-terrorism tactics; International terrorism; Revolutionary or terrorist groups; Terrorism causes; Terrorist kidnapping; Terrorist tactics; Theory
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