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- Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 18.17
In 1987, 17-year old Niromi de Soyza shocked her middle-class Sri Lankan family by joining the Tamil Tigers. Equipped with a rifle and cyanide capsule she was one of the rebels' first female soldiers. Now married and living in suburban Sydney, this is her story of her time as a guerrilla. more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 6.99
Terrorism is surrounded by myths. One of the most enduring of these myths and half-truths is that terrorism never works. In the end, the state will prevail and the terrorists will either be dead or imprisoned or otherwise forced to end their campaign of violence. It is true that most terrorist groups are beaten. Within twelve months of their first... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 16.00
Early on the morning of September 11, 2001, Lauren Manning-a wife, the mother of a ten-month-old son, and a senior vice president and partner at Cantor Fitzgerald-came to work, as always, at One World Trade Center. As she stepped into the lobby, a fireball exploded from the elevator shaft, and in that split second her life was changed forever. Lauren... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
How is it possible for one middle-aged Saudi millionaire to threaten the world's only superpower? This is the question at the center of Jonathan Randal's riveting, timely account of Osama bin Laden's life and role in the rise of terrorism in the Middle East. Randal traces the current sources of Osama's money and tells us why the Iraq war has played... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
International affairs expert and award-winning author of Special Providence Walter Russell Mead here offers a remarkably clear-eyed account of American foreign policy and the challenges it faces post?September 11.Starting with what America represents to the world community, Mead argues that throughout its history it has been guided by a coherent... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
?You make a mistake, there are dead people.? ?FBI Special Agent Art Cummings, head of international counterterrorism operations Drawing on unprecedented access to FBI and CIA counterterrorism operatives, New York Times bestselling author Ronald Kessler presents the chilling story of terrorists? relentless efforts to mount another devastating attack... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 59.99
Features numerous case studies from actual events that illustrate various typologies of terrorist actions, be it from a separatist, nationalist, lone-wolf individual terrorist, religious fanatics or environmentalist orientation. This book offers an analysis of the presented case studies and various applied counter-measures. more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 9.99
The rise of information and communication technologies in the past decades has facilitated major economic development. It has expanded access to financial resources to empower the poor. It has even given tools to government to detect and monitor criminal activity. Computers systems have been developed that can automatically flag and react to suspicious... more...