Deterring Fear

Merari, Ariel
January 2002
Harvard International Review;Winter2002, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p26
Academic Journal
Focuses on government responses to terrorist attacks that involve the use of weapons of mass destruction. Discussion on the problem of deterring terrorism; Examples of terrorist activities; Emergence of international terrorism; Causes of failure in eliminating terrorist attacks.


Related Articles

  • Living Under the Cloud. Elliott, Michael; Adiga, Aravind; Brunton, Michael; Parry, Roland Lloyd; Masters, Coco; McGirk, Tim; Oda, Yuki; Robinson, Simon; Thompson, Mark; Zarakhovich, Yuri // Time International (South Pacific Edition);8/8/2005, Issue 31, p14 

    The article focuses on issues related to the use of nuclear weapons. The first nuclear bomb was dropped by the U.S. on the city of Hiroshima in Japan on August 6, 1945. The second was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. The two bombs restored peace at the cost of tens of thousands of lives....

  • The Psychology of WMD Terrorism. Post, Jerrold M. // International Studies Review;Mar2005, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p148 

    Analyzes the psychology of using weapons of mass destruction by terrorist groups. Social-Revolutionary Terrorists; Radical Religious Fundamentalist Terrorists; Right-Wing Terrorists.

  • The CBRN threat. Phillips, Chris // Crisis Response Journal;Jun2010, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p48 

    The article discusses the major issues faced by global communities in countering the threat of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) weapons as seen by Great Britain National Counter Terrorism Security Office. It is found that many countries have not given the protection of CBRN...

  • WILL TERRORISTS GO NUCLEAR? Jenkins, Brian M. // Orbis;Fall85, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p507 

    This article explores the scenario of nuclear attacks by terrorists against the U.S. It explains that many novelists and authors have been inspired to create stories about nuclear attacks by terrorists. These authors are motivated by different things. Some are concerned about the level of...

  • Nuclear Security Initiatives Lack Integration. Weitz, Richard // World Politics Review (Selective Content);4/ 3/2012, p1 

    The article discusses the need to integrate commitments from the Nuclear Security Summit to other initiatives against nuclear terrorism. It notes that a global response to the acquisition of nuclear material by terrorist groups should supplement the protection afforded by the Nuclear...

  • Combating Terrorism: Need to Eliminate Duplicate Federal Weapons of Mass Destruction Training: NSIAD-00-64.  // GAO Reports;3/21/2000, p1 

    The bombings of the World Trade Center in New York in 1993 and the Alfred P. Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City in 1995, along with the release of a nerve agent in the Tokyo subway in 1995, have heightened concerns about terrorism in the United States. Local emergency responders, such as...

  • Patriotism and publication. Gannon, Frank // EMBO Reports;Jun2003, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p537 

    This article presents information on the creation of weapons of mass destruction and their possible use by terrorists. It is of great concern that the researches being conducted by governmental agencies to develop weapons of mass destruction might help the terrorists in making better biological...

  • Chapter 7 -- The Global Challenge of WMD Terrorism.  // Country Reports on Terrorism;2005, p14 

    Chapter 7 of the book "Country Reports on Terrorism, April 2005" is presented. It addresses the emerging weapons of mass destruction (WMD) threat. It cites types of materials terrorists may use in a WMD attack. It considers the possibility that the resources of a state could be directed or...

  • WOULD THEY IF THEY COULD? Ackerman, Gary; Snyder, Laura // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May/Jun2002, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p40 

    Reports that terrorist groups could be drawn to use weapons of mass destruction if the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues. Contribution of militias to the violence in Israel and the Occupied Territories; Profiles of terrorist groups; Information on state sponsors of terrorism; Reasons for...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics