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NCJ Number: 40753 Find in a Library
Title: MENACE OF TERRORISM
Author(s): H H COOPER
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 6
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PAPER DISCUSSES THE NATURE AND IMPLICATIONS 0F POLITICAL AND TRANSNATIONAL TERRORISM. THE POLITICAL, OFTEN INTERNATIONAL, CHARACTER OF TERRORISM MAKES OBJECTIVE DEFINITION DIFFICULT.
Abstract: THE LEGAL RESPONSE TO TERRORIST ACTS IS HAMPERED BY THE LACK OF A SATISFACTORY SUBSTANTIVE DEFINITION. THIS, THE AUTHOR FEELS, IS DUE TO THE ELUSIVE QUALITY OF TERRORISM. TERRORISM IS SEEN AS ORGANIZED WARFARE AGAINST AN ESTABLISHED SOCIAL ORDER WITH THE GENERATION OF FEAR AS A TACTIC. THE IMPLICATIONS OF HIGH-TECHNOLOGY TERRORISM ARE DISCUSSED, AS WELL AS THE NEED FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND NEGOTIATION....MSP
Index Term(s): International cooperation; International law; International terrorism; Negotiation; Political offenders; Science and Technology
Note: PRESENTED AT THE CONFERENCE ON TERRORISM IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD - INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, GLASSBORO STATE COLLEGE, APRIL 1976
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