Europe and transnational terrorism

assessing threats and countermeasures
  • 195 Pages
  • 2.11 MB
  • English

Nomos , Baden-Baden
Terrorism -- Europe, Terrorism -- Europe -- Preve
StatementFranz Eder, Martin Senn, (eds.)
ContributionsEder, Franz, 1980-, Senn, Martin.
LC ClassificationsHV6433.E85 E84 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination195 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24037602M
ISBN 10383294138X
ISBN 139783832941383
LC Control Number2009497658

In Europe and Transnational Terrorism, a number of leading experts in the field of terrorism research assess the threat to Europe and analyze counter-terrorist policies at Union and member state level.

Europe and transnational terrorism: an introduction / Franz Eder and Martin Senn --The transnational terrorism threat to Europe: an interim assessment / Paul Wilkinson --Origins and characteristics of homegrown jihadist networks in Europe / Lorenzo Vidino --Terrorist groups and weapons of mass destruction: risk assessment and counterstrategies / Christopher Daase --Politics and the threat of.

In the edited book "Europe and Transnational Terrorism" a number of leading experts in the field of terrorism research assess the threat to Europe and analyze counter-terrorist policies at Union and member state level. This book describes and analyzes the convergence of transnational organized crime and jihadist terrorism that has taken place within Russian-speaking social networks in Western Europe.

This book offers a theoretically informed analysis of how coherently the European Union fights terrorism in the post-9/11 era. Few studies have looked at how the European Union has transformed into a relevant international anti-terrorist actor.

Yet, as a reaction to the terrorist attacks in New Yor. This widely used book’s fourth edition – and the author’s second textbook on terrorism – is a multidisciplinary, comprehensive examination of terrorism in general and terrorist incidents in particular.

Also noteworthy is the coverage of major theories on terrorism, case studies, terrorist group profiles, and significant events. This book provides a comprehensive account of the rise of jihadist militancy in Europe and offers a detailed background for understanding the current and future threat.

Based on a wide range of new primary sources, it traces the phenomenon back to the late s, and the formation of jihadist support networks in Europe in the early s. The Palgrave Handbook of Criminal and Terrorism Financing Law focuses on how criminal and terrorist assets pose significant and unrelenting threats to the integrity, security, and stability of contemporary societies.

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In response to the funds generated by or for organised crime and transnational terrorism, strategies have been elaborated at national, regional, and international levels for laws, Author: Colin King. The European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) is the Union’s agency dealing with the analysis of foreign, security and defence policy issues.

Its core mission is to assist the EU and its member states in the implementation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), including the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) as.

Transnational terrorism has become a pressing security topic on the international political agenda. In recent years, several strategies, policies and legal instruments have been developed at national and international level to deal with this issue more effectively.

Within the European Union, common strategies and legal Europe and transnational terrorism book were adopted in order to streamline the efforts of national Author: Monica Den Boer. It applies economic methodology – theoretical and empirical – combined with political analysis and realities to the study of domestic and transnational terrorism.

In so doing, the book provides both a qualitative and quantitative investigation of terrorism in a balanced up-to-date presentation that informs students, policy makers.

A growing number of agreements are being concluded to provide for this in relation to such crimes as drugs trafficking, piracy, slavery, terrorism offences, torture, apartheid, enforced disappearances, corruption, transnational organized crime including people trafficking, smuggling migrants and.

In book: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance (pp) has become a more decisive factor in transnational terrorist activities. order to deal with transnational terrorism in Europe.

In the. Despite the consequences of transnational terrorism primarily being felt in Muslim majority-countries, fear and awareness of the threats is felt strongly in Europe and North America. Terrorism is a ‘communicative act’, by which we mean it seeks to send a message that goes beyond the actual destruction caused to life and property.

Terrorism: Patterns of Internationalization provides a systematic analysis of the concepts of internationalization of looks into the stages and processes through which terrorism has developed in various parts of the world and binds together the facts to present a comprehensive picture of the distinguishing features that characterize the internationalization of terrorism—from.

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32, No. 1, pp. Author: Lucien Frary. The best transnational literature, as recommended by author Mohsin Hamid. He has references rooted in Europe, Africa and Asia in a way that is so audacious as to be unprecedented. You are writing and living in Pakistan, where terrorist incidents upend the city with devastating regularity.

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Transnational terrorism, an enduring phenomenon that became a hallmark of the post-cold-war era, continues to evolve. This chapter explores several emerging trends in Islamist terrorism that are likely to challenge European security institutions in the coming years and decades.

The chapter argues that the Islamic State has revolutionized the jihadist landscape. Ideological anti-Americanism: The main pillar of this ideology perceives the United States to be the source of all evil across the causes hatred towards the USA even in the absence of political decisions that harm third world countries.

The people who adopt this ideology in the third world can be classified into nationalists, Marxists, or Islamic : Heba Zahra. Terrorism in Europe around the beginning of the twentieth century was often associated with anarchism.

Terrorism within the European Communities since has often been linked to separatist movements, including the Irish Republican Army within the United Kingdom, and Euskadi Ta Askatasuna within Spain. Other perpetrators have been linked to far-right and far-left extremism, environmental.

This book describes and analyzes the convergence of transnational organized crime and jihadist terrorism that has taken place within Russian-speaking social networks in Western Europe. Studies have shown that while under certain circumstances links between criminal organizations and terrorist groups appear, these are usually opportunistic and.

‘Since its first appearance in the s, the theme of transnational crime has expanded its scope. Today it is a hugely diverse field of inquiry, analysis and action, with numerous challenges for contemporary researchers. This Research Handbook is exactly what is needed to prepare this fuzzy field for the future.

It provides innovative perspectives, and a clear structure that helps to carve. transnational terrorism poses an existential threat to the security of the United States.

The second is that transnational terrorism does not pose a security threat and that it should be treated as a crime. The appropriate response should not go beyond intelligence and policing.

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“The latest edition of Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues by Gus Martin is a well-thought-out, detailed, scholarly work that is a must-read for students engaged in terrorism studies—either in the undergraduate or graduate level.

Each chapter covers a specific topic key to understanding the terrorist threat, both domestic and international.

Editor's Note: The Islamic State attacks in Paris highlighted not only the terrorist threat to Europe, but also the many European failings in intelligence and border security. Marc Hecker of the French Institute for International Relations identifies the wide range of problems Europe faces and the need for more resources, more harmonization, and less free riding.

The seminar will discuss three recently published books which deal with challenging questions of identity and belonging, as well as terrorism. Time and place: Seminar on terrorism, identity, and belonging in a transnational world Dec.

10, PM – PM, Oslo Metropolitan University, Pilestredet Athene 2. Declassified CIA documents on terrorism date back to the late s.

According to a report Western Europe often had opposing terrorist groups in the same conflict at that time, such as nationalists and separatists in Northern Ireland, Spanish nationalists and Basque separatists in Spain and others like them in Turkey.

This is a comprehensive history of political violence during Europe's incredibly violent twentieth century. Leading scholars examine the causes and dynamics of war, revolution, counterrevolution, genocide, ethnic cleansing, terrorism and state repression. They locate these manifestations of political violence within their full transnational and comparative contexts and within.

But it is the recent spate of terrorist attacks on sightseers in Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt which has really put tourism back on the front pages, as well as emptying out beach resorts. Those following the news will have noted another trend, too: it is migration which increasingly links these stories about tourism and terrorism.

(). Transnational Organized Crime: A European Perspective. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. Cited by:   Europe faces a persistent threat from Islamist terrorism.[1] It is one that has increased with the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), the al-Qaeda offshoot that now controls.The research draws attention to global patterns of transnational terrorism; highlights various structural and cultural explanations; provides an overview of some of the ways that terrorism impacts society; and discusses strategies used to effectively respond to transnational terrorism.

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