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NCJ Number: 41998 Find in a Library
Title: TRENDS IN TRANSNATIONAL TERRORISM
Author(s): E F MICKOLUS
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 42
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS STUDY PRESENTS AN OVERVIEW OF THE PROBLEM OF TERRORISM IN TODAY'S WORLD.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR DESCRIBES THE MOTIVATION OF TERRORISTS AND ANNUAL TRENDS IN TERRORISM: BARRICADE AND HOSTAGE SITUATIONS, KIDNAPPING, SKYJACKINGS, BOMBINGS, ARMED ATTACKS, MURDER AND ASSASSINATION, AND SABOTAGE. A BREAKDOWN IS GIVEN OF THE GEOGRAPHIC AREAS WHERE TERRORISTS HAVE CARRIED OUT THEIR ACTS. THE NUMBER OF CASUALTIES FROM TERRORISTS ACTS IS LISTED BEGINNING IN 1968. THE VICTIMS OF TERRORIST ACTS IS ALSO LISTED BY RELIGION AND NATIONALITY. A RUNDOWN IS INCLUDED OF THE VARIOUS GROUPS THAT HAVE CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR TERRORIST ACTS. THE CONCLUDING SECTION DISCUSSES HANDLING THE TERRORIST THREAT....BDS
Index Term(s): Assassination; International cooperation; Political offenders; Recidivism causes; Revolutionary or terrorist groups; Sabotage; Terrorist tactics
Note: PRESENTED TO THE GLASSBORO STATE CONFERENCE ON TERRORISM IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD, APRIL 26-28, 1976
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