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Terrorism in Europe - In the Crosshairs Again - cover

Terrorism in Europe - In the Crosshairs Again

Patrick Cockburn

Publisher: Independent Print Limited

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Summary

An award-winning foreign affairs correspondent examines twenty-first century terrorism in Europe and its relationship to terror campaigns of the past. 
 
As conflicts rage in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere, Europe has faced an unprecedented threat from homegrown extremists. In Terrorism in Europe, veteran journalist Patrick Cockburn examines the new wave of European terrorism, and how it relates to previous eras of terrorist violence in the region. 
 
Cockburn looks at current attacks inspired by jihadis and ISIS, such as the 2015 Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris and the 2016 bombings in Brussels. He also looks back at the terror campaigns of nationalist groups like the Irish Republican Army and Spain’s Basque Nationalist Separatist Party. Examining the patterns, motives and responses to terror threats across decades, Cockburn provides insight into what strategies work—and don’t work—in preventing future attacks.
Available since: 11/08/2016.
Print length: 218 pages.

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