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Handbook of Terrorism and Counter Terrorism Post 9/11

Edited by David Martin Jones, Honorary Reader, School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland, Australia and Visiting Professor, Department of War Studies, King's College, University of London, UK, Paul Schulte, Honorary Professor, Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security, School of Government and Society, University of Birmingham, UK, Carl Ungerer, Head of the Leadership, Crisis and Conflict Management Programme, Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland and Michael L.R. Smith, Professor and Head of Department of War Studies, King's College, University of London, UK
Almost two decades after the events of 9/11, this Handbook offers a comprehensive insight into the evolution and development of terrorism and insurgency since then. Gathering contributions from a broad range of perspectives, it both identifies new technological developments in terrorism and insurgency, and addresses the distinct state responses to the threat of political, or religiously motivated violence; not only in the Middle East and Europe, but also in Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and North and South America.
Extent: c 512 pp
Hardback Price: $290.00 Web: $261.00
Publication Date: December 2019
ISBN: 978 1 78643 801 0
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The events of 9/11 gave rise to a new epoch in world history. This Handbook examines how the world order and our understanding of war and peace has been transformed since the global war on terror began.

Bringing together expert commentators and academics from Asia, US, Europe and the Middle East, the Handbook of Terrorism and Counter Terrorism Post 9/11 assesses regional responses to terrorism and evaluates the emergence of new threats. This timely reflection on the consequences of the global war on terror considers the future of asymmetric conflict in the context of the fourth industrial revolution, and the evolution of cyber warfare.

Providing an analysis of terrorism since 2001, from Al Qaeda to Daesh, and a critical evaluation of counter terrorism and counter insurgency, this Handbook is an essential primer for students, at all levels, researching terrorism, insurgency, global warfare and international relations. It will also benefit defence and security personnel enrolled on postgraduate courses in military academies.
‘Prescient, probing and provocative, this Handbook of Terrorism and Counter Terrorism Post 9/11 is a timely and welcome addition to the literature. It gathers in one volume the research and assessments of some of the field's best and sharpest scholars to render a reappraisal of the struggle against this continuing threat.’
– Bruce Hoffman, Georgetown University, U.S., author of Inside Terrorism

‘The Handbook of Terrorism and Counter Terrorism Post 9/11 represents an impressive intellectual balance between presenting a global overview of the subject and providing insightful regional analyses of how different terrorist movements actually operate. It is surely the most comprehensive single volume currently available in the field of terrorism studies and is highly recommended.’
– Michael Evans, Australian Defence College, Australia

‘This is a welcome and important Handbook which offers a fresh perspective on some of the most important debates about national security and counter-terrorism in the twenty-first century. It looks beyond the West and is not afraid to challenge simplistic narratives and conventional wisdom. The Handbook is assembled by distinguished experts in the field but it is pleasing to see the work of so many younger scholars foregrounded across a considerable range of areas.’
– John Bew, King’s College London, UK
Contributors include: B. Ahlhaus, R. Basra, B. Blair, B. Clifford, J. Cook, R. Dellios, C. Duncombe, H. Edwards, M. Groppi, A. Guillaume-Barry, Z. Gold, P.G. Faber, J. Holland-McCowan, K. Hammerberg, S. Hughes, D.M. Jones, I. Kfrir, A. Kiss, D.L. Knoll, K.E. Irwin, J. Maszka, P. Mahadevan, J. McQuaid, J. McDonald, A. Meleagrou-Hitchens, M.-M. Müller, N. Musgrave, B.J. Lutz, J.M. Lutz, A. Powell, W. Rosenau, J. Rovner, N. Sahak, J. Schroden, M.L.R. Smith, T. Stevens, P. Schulte, A.T.H. Tan, C. Ungerer, G. Vale, J.R. Woodier, A. Zingerle


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M.L.R.Smith and David Martin Jones

Part I General Themes
1. Public International Law, Terrorism, and Insurgency post 9/11
Birte Ahlhaus

2. International Law and Terrorism: The Case of ISIS
Holli Edwards

3. Strategic Cyberterrorism: Problems of Ends, Ways and Means
Tim Stevens

4. Decapitation, Repression, or Cauterisation? The problem of targeted strikes
Jack McDonald

5. The Internet and cyber security: Taking the virtual fight to cybercrime and cyber warfare
Jonathan Woodier and Andreas Zingerle

6. Terrorist financing since 9/11
Rajan Basra and John Holland-McCowan

7. The Media and Terror: Undermining information asymmetry
Jonathan R. Woodier

8. Intelligence in the Age of Twitter
Joshua Rovner

9. Critical Theory and Terrorism
David Martin Jones

10. Madness, Morality and Terror
David Martin Jones and M.L.R. Smith

11. Ideology or Pathology? Anders Breivik - A Case Study
Brendan Blair

12. Women and terror after 9/11: The case of Islamic State
Joana Cook

13. A Minor Issue? Trajectories of Islamic State’s Underage Members
Gina Vale

Part II Regional and Country Studies
A) Central Asia, Middle East and Africa
14. Afghanistan: The Pashtun Dimension of the War On Terror
Nabi Sahak

15. Hamas and 9/11
Nina Musgrave

16. Iraq and Terror post 9/11: Why the Islamic State Remains a Persistent Element in Iraq
Troels Henningsen

17. American Jihadist Travelers in Iraq and Syria
Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens, Seamus Hughes, Bennett Clifford

18. Israel’s approach to Counter- Terrorism
Isaac Kfrir

19. Iran, Terrorism and the Post-9/11 World Order
Constance Duncombe

20. A Tale of Two Strategies: The Enduring African Legacies of Hassan al-Banna and Sayyid Qutb
John Maszka

B) Europe including Russia
21. Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Europe
Brenda J. Lutz and James M. Lutz

22. Italy and Jihadism post 9/11
Michele Groppi

23. The French approach to fighting terrorism post 9/11
Augustin Guillaume-Barry

24. Terrorism in Russia
Annamária Kiss

C) East South and South East Asia
25. South Asia: from terrorism to radicalism
Mahadevan Prem

26. Terrorism in Southeast Asia: A Clear and Present Danger
Andrew T H Tan

27. Counter-Terrorism with Chinese Characteristics
Rosita Dellios

28. The Threat of Homegrown Terrorism: an Australian perspective
Carl Ungerer

D) North and South America
29. Terrorism and insurgency in post-911 Latin America
Markus-Michael Müller

30. Protecting Gotham after 9/11: The NYPD’s policing of violent extremism
K. E. Irwin

31. The U.S. Campaign Against Al-Qaeda, 2001-2016: An Assessment
Julia McQuaid, Jonathan Schroden, Pamela G. Faber, Kate Hammerberg, Alexander Powell, Zack Gold, David Knoll, and William Rosenau

32. Strategy and Terror: discourse and analysis
M.L.R. Smith and David Martin Jones

33. Future War: AI, Drones, terrorism and counter terror
Paul Schulte