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Title: Symmetry and Asymmetry of Global Adversary Behavior
Corporate Author: US Defense Nuclear Agency
United States of America
Editor(s): B G Curtis
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 94
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Annotation: These nine papers presented at a 1984 symposium on terrorism focus on the motivations and tactics of terrorist groups, measures being taken to deal with domestic and international terrorism, and probable future trends.
Abstract: An analysis of probable trends in international conflict through the year 2000 focuses on the likelihood of low-intensity conflicts. An examination of domestic terrorism in the United States notes that terrorist activities in this country generally do not involve a high level of sophistication and usually consist of bombings. A discussion of policymaking in the United States emphasizes the need for the integration of viewpoints and activities of various governmental agencies. The procedures used by the Central Intelligency Agency to select, train, condition, educate, support, and monitor personnel in the field to reduce their chances of becoming terrorists' victims are presented. The growing role of state-sponsored terrorism is discussed, with emphasis on the need for greater attention to physical protection and for a view of terrorism as a mode of conflict. A discussion of Federal efforts to deal with terrorism focuses on the review and revision of the 1976 Domestic Security Guidelines and S. 2255, the Antiterrorism and Foreign Mercenary Act. The political motivations of terrorist groups and their tactics and targets are described, and profiles of individual groups are provided. A discussion of terrorism from the perspective of a multinational corporation is also included.
Index Term(s): Domestic terrorism; Future trends; International terrorism; Revolutionary or terrorist groups; Terrorist ideologies; Terrorist tactics
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