By Gary Ackerman,Jeremy Tamsett
Explores the Nexus shaped whilst Malevolent Actors entry Malignant Means
Written for pros, teachers, and policymakers operating on the leading edge of counterterrorism efforts, Jihadists and guns of Mass Destruction is an authoritative and entire paintings addressing the specter of guns of mass destruction (WMD) within the palms of jihadists, either traditionally and searching towards the long run risk surroundings. supplying perception on one of many superior safeguard problems with the 21st century, this seminal source effectively:
- Documents present tendencies within the ideology, procedure, and strategies of jihadists as those relate to WMD
- Includes a piece dedicated to jihadist involvement with chemical, organic, radiological, and nuclear weapons
- Explores the position of intelligence, legislation enforcement, and policymakers in expecting, deterring, and mitigating WMD assaults
- Provides an summary of nonproliferation regulations designed to maintain WMD out of the palms of jihadists
- Conducts a groundbreaking quantitative empirical research of jihadist behavior
- Elicits major specialists’ estimates of the longer term WMD risk from jihadists
Leading foreign specialists basically differentiate among peaceable Muslims and jihadists, exploring how jihadists translate their severe and violent ideology into technique. additionally they specialize in WMD aim choice and the unfold of WMD wisdom in jihadist groups. with out sensationalism, this multidimensional review provides a heightened point of class to our knowing of the customers for and nature of jihadist WMD terrorism.
About the Editors
Gary Ackerman is examine Director of the nationwide Consortium for the examine of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), a division of place of origin protection nationwide middle of Excellence established on the collage of Maryland. His study paintings specializes in hazard review and terrorism regarding unconventional weapons.
Jeremy Tamsett is a expert for Henley-Putnam collage and an analyst on the heart for Terrorism and Intelligence stories (CETIS), a examine heart devoted to picking, larger comprehending, and properly assessing the current and destiny defense threats stemming from quite a few violence-prone extremists and their enablers. He has served as undertaking supervisor for the U.S. executive funded severe Infrastructure Terrorist assault database and worldwide Terrorism Database (GTD).
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