Committing acts of violence against others for political purposes can be traced throughout history. With the growth of the mass media in the 20th century, however, the impact of violent terrorist acts can be spread around the globe instantaneously. No longer does a bombing or killing affect a single city or country. Moreover, the devastating terrorist attacks that occurred in the United States on September 11, 2001, suggest that the West has entered a new stage in history. Terrorism discusses the first violent, political ...

Terrorism 2010, Chelsea House Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781604132267