Studies of Terrorism

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Blood and Rage: A Cultural History of Terrorism
1.  Blood and Rage: A Cultural History of Terrorism by Michael Burleigh
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  "An excellent examination of the terrorism phenomenon and a very readable way of understanding the terrorist threat."
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The Age of Sacred Terror
2.  The Age of Sacred Terror by Daniel Benjamin; Steven Simon
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  "An excellent book by two of the leading experts on the Islamic terrorist threat."
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Inside Terrorism
3.  Inside Terrorism by Bruce Hoffman
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  "A very comprehensive piece that provides an overview of all aspects of terrorism admirably within one volume."
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Worlds in Collision: Terror and the Future of Global Order
4.  Worlds in Collision: Terror and the Future of Global Order by Ken Booth
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  "A great collection of essays by numerous academics and policy makers covering many topics regarding terrorism and the war on terror."
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Terrorism and Us Foreign Policy
5.  Terrorism and Us Foreign Policy by Paul R. Pillar
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  "Written before 9/11 this book still hold relevance today. The recommendations made here are still valid for governments as many have not been adopted yet."
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The Terror Network
6.  The Terror Network by Claire Sterling
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  "A classic study of terrorism from the early days of international terrorism as we know it today."
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A Devil's Triangle: Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Rogue States
7.  A Devil's Triangle: Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Rogue States by Peter Brookes
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  "Investigates the relationship between terrorism, rogue states and WMD. A topical work that reads very well and highlights key issues."
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No End to War: Terrorism in the Twenty-first Century
8.  No End to War: Terrorism in the Twenty-first Century by Walter Laqueur
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  "A leading expert in terrorism and assymetric threats this book does credit to the authors reputation. An excellent book."
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Nuclear Terrorism: The Risks and Consequences of the Ultimate Disaster
9.  Nuclear Terrorism: The Risks and Consequences of the Ultimate Disaster by Graham T. Allison
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  "Excellent book highlighting a worrying but important aspect of terrorism. Written with passion and verve the author impresses upon the reader an urgency about the measures that must be taken soon."
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On Nuclear Terrorism
10.  On Nuclear Terrorism by Michael Levi
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  "An excellent academic book on this worrying chapter of modern terrorism."
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Holy War, Inc: Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden: Inside the Secret World of Osma Bin Laden
11.  Holy War, Inc: Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden: Inside the Secret World of Osma Bin Laden by Peter L. Bergen
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  "An insight into al-Qaeda and the franchised nature of their global network."
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The 9/11 Commission Report: The Full Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
12.  The 9/11 Commission Report: The Full Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States by National Commis
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  "Essential reading for those who wish to understand how a government can so easily leave a country vulnerable to attack."
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Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill
13.  Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill by Jessica Stern
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  "Investigates how religion can be used (or ignored) in order to justify killing. This book helps to understand the current Islamist mind-set."
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Small Boats, Weak States, Dirty Money: Piracy and Maritime Terrorism in the Modern World
14.  Small Boats, Weak States, Dirty Money: Piracy and Maritime Terrorism in the Modern World by Martin N. Murphy
The list author says:
  "Superb, well researched and impeccably referenced book on maritime threats (piracy and terrorism). Gives a balanced and informative analysis of the threats. I highly recommend."
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A Time Bomb for Global Trade: Maritime-related Terrorism in an Age of Weapons of Mass Destruction
15.  A Time Bomb for Global Trade: Maritime-related Terrorism in an Age of Weapons of Mass Destruction by Michael Richardson
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  "Not as balanced as Murphy's book but still highlights the main points regarding maritime terrorism, the use of WMD and the threat to global trade."
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The Maritime Dimension of International Security: Terrorism, Piracy, and Challenges for the United States
16.  The Maritime Dimension of International Security: Terrorism, Piracy, and Challenges for the United States by Peter Chalk
The list author says:
  "Terrific indepth analysis of the maritime threat and the potential impact it could have."
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