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Thinking About Terrorism

The Threat to Civil Liberties in a Time of National Emergency

by Michael E. Tigar

  • 102 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by American Bar Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Law / General,
  • Civil Law,
  • General Practice,
  • Law,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • International Criminal Court,
  • State-sponsored terrorism,
  • Terrorism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12368223M
    ISBN 101590318420
    ISBN 109781590318423

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Written by one of the top trial lawyers alive today, this is Michael Tigar's look at how government through history has responded to terrorism, with an analysis of our own government's response to the attacks of 9/11, particularly in regard to our own civil liberties.

When does safety at any cost undermine the very basis for our republic. This book is a must-read for anyone concerned with the. Written in response to Judge Richard Posner's Not a Suicide Pact, Michael Tigar's new book examines the responses of governments throughout history to terrorist threats, including those.

The Hoffman is Thinking About Terrorism book terrific introduction to Thinking About Terrorism book issue of terrorism. It is a foundational book for anyone who wants to understand terrorism and the War on Terror.

How does he define terrorism. Terrorism is disturbing not just emotionally and morally but intellectually, as well. On terrorism, more than on other subjects, commentary seems liable to be swayed by wishful thinking, to base itself on unwarranted or flawed assumptions, and to draw from these assumptions irrational inferences, Author: Conor Cruise O'brien.

Tigar spends upwards to one half of the book arriving at a workable definition for terrorism, which he describes as the systematic use of violence on noncombatants, in violation of international and domestic legal norms to influence a political result.5/5(1).

A comprehension of terrorism, and the book presents the caveat, can be colored by the psychoanalyst’s own cultural and political leanings. Terrorist acts are seen as dramatic gestures provoking powerful emotions, which can serve as symbols for the group’s identification.

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Beginning in aboutand culminating in with the publication of Claire Sterling’s book, The Terror Network, 1 the evidence that the Soviet Union had provided, at a minimum, substantial supplies of arms and training facilities to a broad spectrum of terrorist organizations became so compelling that it was difficult (though, as we shall see, not impossible) to deny it.

learn from the rest of the world’s reaction to terror and terrorism. I have titled the book “Thinking About Terror” because that is what we need to do.

Of course, we should face the threat of terrorism, and take constructive action, but action without thought can only make the problem worse. Thinking About Terrorism: The Threat to Civil Liberties in a Time of National Emergency available in Paperback, NOOK Book Read an excerpt of this book.

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Tigar. ebook. Written in response to Judge Richard Posner's "Not a Suicide Pact," Michael Tigar's new book examines the responses of governments throughout history to terrorist threats, including those in our own nation's history. Terrorism involves activities such as assassinations, bombings, random killings, and hijackings.

Used for political, not military, purposes, and most typically by groups too weak to mount open assaults, it is a modern tool of the alienated, and its psychological impact on the public has increased because of extensive coverage by the media.

The Terrorist is an interesting read that I believe will appeal to readers of Blythe Woolston's Black Helicopters. While not as bleak, it definitely makes you question and think. Topic of The Terrorist is one that will remain relevant for a long time because the threat of terrorism is persistent/5.

Thinking About Terrorism: The Threat to Civil Liberties in a Time of National Emergency By Michael E Tigar This is an examination of the responses of governments throughout history to terrorist threats, including those in our own nation’s history, and an analysis of the U.S.

government’s responses to the terrorist attacks of 9/ Paul Wilkinson who passed away inwas one of the founders of terrorism studies in the early s and became one of its most prominent experts. In Terrorism Versus Democracy, Dr.

Wilkinson continues his assessment of the terrorism threat, which he outlined in his earlier seminal book, Terrorism and the Liberal State, first published in Here, he examines the terrorist networks that operate globally.

"Thinking Like A Terrorist" is an intelligent argument by an undercover FBI operative who infiltrated white supremacist groups, successfully, and who brings his wide-ranging and open-minded thinking to the problem of terrorism.

What's particularly impressive is how the author can shift mindsets while keeping true to his own orientation.4/5. He is aware of the skepticism likely to greet ''Why Terrorism Works,'' and in his introduction he offers an explanation: ''In this book I am bringing Author: Barry Gewen.

Thinking Like a Terrorist is a timely and superbly conceived book, written by a champion of justice, that everyone should read and take to heart.”—Stephen R. Band, former chief, FBI Behavioral Science Unit.

Stephen R. Band “Essential reading for any interested in terrorism issues.”—Midwest Book Review. Midwest Book ReviewBrand: Potomac Books. Terrorism is designed to distract us and muddy our thinking. To fight it, we need to keep it in perspective. Lawrence M. Krauss is the director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University.

Terrorism poses vexing problems for which there are no easy solutions. Philosophy 9/11 explores common ideas about terrorism from different perspectives, and poses new ideas to deepen understanding of this crucial subject.

The book's contributors represent diverse areas of expertise, including ethics, law, politics, feminist theory, the military, and aesthetics.All OpenStax textbooks undergo a rigorous review process.

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Problems are inherent in the processes that occur at all three levels--individual, small group, and organization. This book focuses on problems inherent in analysts' mental processes, inasmuch as these are probably the most insidious. Analysts can observe and get a feel for these problems in small-group.