Freedom Fighters and Zealots: Al Qaeda in Historical Perspective
Christopher J. Fettweis argues that too many post-September 11 analyses of terrorism seem to regard the phenomenon as brand new. Terrorism has existed throughout history, and its groups come in two forms: nationalist and ideological. This simple binary typology illuminates a number of important characteristics of terrorism, from group strategy and tactics to overall life expectancy. Perhaps most important, counter-terrorism measures that prove effective against groups in one category will often fail against those in the other.
Confounding Powers: Anarchy and International Society from the Assassins to Al Qaeda, William J. Brenner Reviewed by Christopher J. Fettweis
After the Taliban: Nation-Building in Afghanistan, Amb. James F. Dobbins Reviewed by Christopher J. Fettweis
Credibility and the War on Terror, Christopher J. Fettweis
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