Journal abstract As the debate on whether Hamas should be designated a terrorist organization intensifies across Europe and North America, policymakers and practitioners seek to identify the core principles that[…]
Ideological Rigidity and Flexibility of Secular and Religious Terror Groups: The Case of the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Hamas
Journal abstract This article explores the ideological rigidity of secular and religious terror groups. Analyzing leaflets disseminated by two Palestinian groups during the First Intifada, it examines if and how[…]
Publisher’s description Terrorism is one of the most significant security threats that we face in the twenty-first century. Not surprisingly, there is now a plethora of books on the subject,[…]
Journal abstract There is little consensus among scholars on whether targeted killings of members of terrorist and militant groups work, though some have argued that they do, at least under[…]
Journal abstract The study addressed the relationship between terror attacks and public opinion among potentially supportive communities. We investigated whether terror attacks by Palestinian groups predict and are predicted by[…]
This chapter is of use to anyone seeking to understand the differences between Islamist movements (such as AQIM, GIA, etc.), their breeding grounds and their agendas.