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Grand Strategy in the War Against Terrorism - Thomas R. Mockaitis

Grand Strategy in the War Against Terrorism

By: Thomas R. Mockaitis (Editor), Paul B. Rich (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 5th February 2004
ISBN: 9780714653136
Number Of Pages: 224

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This collection of essays examines the strategic dimensions of contemporary terrorist threats. It evaluates the changing nature of modern terrorism in the light of the events of September 11 2001. The collection argues that terrorism now promises to enter the terrain of global "grand strategy".

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. 1
Winning Hearts and Minds in the 'War on Terrorism'p. 21
Al Qaeda and the Radical Islamic Challenge to Western Strategyp. 39
Operation 'Enduring Freedom': A Victory for a Conventional Force Fighting an Unconventional Warp. 57
United States Special Operations Forces and the War on Terrorismp. 77
Warfare by Other Means: Special Forces, Terrorism and Grand Strategyp. 92
Muslims, Islamists and the Cold Warp. 109
An Ambivalent War: Russia's War on Terrorismp. 127
11 September 2001 and the Mediap. 151
Bringing it All Back Home: Hollywood Returns to Warp. 167
Information Age Terrorism and Warfarep. 183
Conclusion: The Future of Terrorism Studiesp. 207
Abstractsp. 213
About the Contributorsp. 217
Indexp. 220
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ISBN: 9780714653136
ISBN-10: 0714653136
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 5th February 2004
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 15.24  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1