Terrorism Today: The Past, The Players, The Future by Jeremy R. SpindloveTerrorism Today: The Past, The Players, The Future by Jeremy R. Spindlove

Terrorism Today: The Past, The Players, The Future

byJeremy R. Spindlove, Clifford E. Simonsen

Paperback | January 12, 2017

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A broad, unbiased approach with a global perspective on past and present terrorism around the world
In an interesting, easy-to-read manner, Terrorism Today gives readers a broad view of the history and current state of terrorism, with chapters that focus on specific countries in every region of the world–North America, the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, South America, and Australia. The book examines terrorist events and groups, analyzes responses to terrorism and the resulting changes in terrorist strategies, and looks at current and future trends for each continent. This thoroughly updated and revised edition explores at the explosive rise of Islamic State, presenting the current threat from global jihadist groups in graphic detail; charts the increase in attacks by suicide bombers in the past 15 years compared to the period from 1982-1999; presents profiles of prominent players in the world of terror; and covers risk management (security) and how to mitigate those risks, successfully manage incidents, and prepare business for continuity in an all-new Chapter 16, “Risk Management, Incident Management, and Business Continuity Management.”

Jeremy Spindlove retired from his position as Director of Safety and Business Continuity Management North America for DHL Supply Chain, a global leader in supply chain management, in May 2015. He is now a principal in LLA Technologies Inc. a company that develops state-of-the-art wearable sensors and mesh networked security and life ...
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Title:Terrorism Today: The Past, The Players, The FutureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 10.8 × 8.3 × 0.8 inPublished:January 12, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0134549163

ISBN - 13:9780134549163

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The Definitions and History of Terrorism 
1. In Search of a Definition for Terrorism
2. A Brief History of Terrorism
Part 2: Global Terrorism 
3. The United States of America
4. Canada and the Caribbean
5. Great Britain and Northern Ireland
6. Western Europe
7. Eastern Europe and the Balkans
8. North Africa and the Middle East
9. The Persian Gulf
10. Northeast, Central, and Southern Africa
11. Southern and Southeast Asia
12. The Pacific Rim
13. Latin America and South America
Part 3: The War on Terror 
14. Countering Terrorism
15. The Future—What Next for Terrorism?
16. Risk Management, Incident Management, and Business Continuity Management

Glossary 
Index