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Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Richard English

Abstract

Terrorism and counter-terrorism represent enduringly and globally important phenomena, and the mutually shaping relationship between non-state terrorism and state counter-terrorism continues to shape world politics. Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism brings together leading scholars in the field to analyse this relationship, and to do so in a distinctive manner. The book sustainedly assesses the interaction of terrorism and counter-terrorism through drawing simultaneously on a range of academic disciplines in dialogue with one another; it addresses the dynamics of counter-terrorism m ... More

Keywords: terrorism, counter-terrorism, al-Qaida, 9/11, dissident Irish republicanism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780197265901
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard English, editor
Wardlaw Professor of Politics, Director of the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV); Fellow of the British Academy, University of St Andrews