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Title Terrorism [electronic resource] / Mike Wilson, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-199) and index.
Contents Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- Is terrorism a serious threat? -- Chapter preface -- Terrorism is a serious threat / Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon -- The threat of terrorism is exaggerated / John Mueller -- The United States is winning the war on terrorism / James Fallows -- The United States is losing the war on terrorism / David Cole and Jules Lobel -- Periodical bibliography -- How is society susceptible to terrorism? -- Chapter preface -- Nuclear terrorism is a threat / Graham Allison -- The threat of nuclear terrorism is exaggerated / James W. Moore -- Cyberterrorism is a serious threat / Sam Elrom -- Cyberterrorism is not a serious threat / Irving Lachow and Courtney Richardson -- Bioterrorism is a threat / Gerald Epstein -- The threat of bioterrorism exaggerated / Milton Leitenberg -- Periodical bibliography -- What causes terrorism? -- Chapter preface -- Poverty promotes terrorism / Andrew Whitehead -- Poverty does not contribute to terrorism / Daniel Mandel and Morton A. Klein -- Lack of civil liberties causes terrorism / Alan B. Krueger -- Islamic fundamentalism causes terrorism / Zack Beauchamp -- Periodical bibliography -- How should governments respond to terrorism? -- Chapter preface -- Torture should be permitted to fight terrorism / Mirko Bagaric -- Torture is never justified / Brita Sydhoff -- Winning the Iraq War will decrease terrorism / James Phillips -- The Iraq War is increasing terrorism / Peter Bergen and Paul Cruickshank -- Governments should negotiate with terrorists / Douglas A. Borer -- Governments should not negotiate with terrorists / Mike Wacker -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index.
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Subject Terrorism.
Added Author Wilson, Mike, 1954-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737742343 (hardcover)
0737742348 (hardcover)
9780737742350 (pbk.)
0737742356 (pbk.)
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