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Terrorism and hostage-taking in the Middle-East

Walid Amin Ruwayha

Terrorism and hostage-taking in the Middle-East

by Walid Amin Ruwayha

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Published by s.n. in [France .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Middle East.
    • Subjects:
    • Ruwayha, Amin, 1901-1984 -- Imprisonment -- Sources.,
    • Hostages -- Middle East.,
    • Terrorism -- Middle East.,
    • Political kidnapping -- Middle East.,
    • Middle East -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-512) and indexes.

      StatementWalid Amin Ruwayha.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS63 .R86 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination590 p. ;
      Number of Pages590
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1637062M
      LC Control Number91188846

      This statistic shows the number of hostages taken by terrorists in the ten countries where the most terrorist attacks occurred in , by country. Country Reports on Terrorism is submitted in compliance with Title 22 of the United States Code, Section f (the “Act”), which requires the Department of State to provide to Congress a full and complete annual report on terrorism for those countries and groups meeting the criteria of the Act.

        Is Right-Wing Terrorism Rising? In both the United States and Europe, violence on the Right intersects with traditional politics and exacerbates political divides, giving it far more influence. On balance, No One a Neutral is a significant contribution to our understanding of hostage taking and a valuable resource for security managers and students of terrorism. While the book offers a detailed and fascinating historical overview of hostage taking, it fails to address two important issues: the United States chain of command for.

      Terrorism clearly has a very real and direct impact on human rights, with devastating consequences for the enjoyment of the right to life, liberty and physical integrity of victims. In addition to these individual costs, terrorism hostage-taking, collective punishment, arbitrary deprivation of .   Hijackings of aircraft in the Middle East and diplomatic kidnappings in Latin America, for example, became routine. The seizure of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympic games demonstrated the immense publicity value of hostage-taking as well as the spillover of Palestinian terrorism to Western Europe.


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In Middle Eastern Terrorism, Ensalaco of the University of Dayton describes the evolution of modern terrorism from the pioneer actions of the Palestinian organizations, through the Iranian-backed Shiite groups, to al-Qaeda.

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This book examines and explains the nature and sources of terrorists’ beliefs, actions, goals, worldviews, and states of mind. Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentional violence for political or religious purposes. It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in the context of war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel).

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Unlike earlier accounts, which were written before SeptemFarber's work forcefully demonstrates that the United States can no longer ignore the popularity of fundamental Islam in Muslim nations or the all-too-widespread contempt for Cited by: Hostage Taking and Terrorism: The Human Bargaining ChipThe ConflictThe past few years have shown a noticeable increase in the number of hostage taking incidents worldwide.

Motivated by the prospect of receiving money in exchange for their hostages, numerous rebel and extremist groups around the world are increasingly turning to hostage taking for ransom as a means of financing their activities.

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Terrorist rebellions, in all their configurations, constitute first order national security threats facing the international community.

Terrorist Hostage Taking v. Criminal Kidnapping For Private Ransom: For the purposes of this subchapter: (1) Hostage taking refers to terrorism cases in which a person is seized or detained with the threat to kill, injure, or continue to detain the person in order to compel a third-person or governmental organization to do, or to abstain from doing, at act as an explicit or implicit.

The increase in deaths from terrorism in Afghanistan meant that South Asia remains the region most impacted by terrorism. This is the first year since that South Asia recorded more deaths than any other region. Sub-Saharan Africa recorded the second highest number of deaths from terrorism, overtaking the Middle East and North Africa (MENA),File Size: 4MB.

That shift comes as the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, has nearly run out of Western or other foreign hostages, as fewer aid workers and journalists dare to enter Syrian territory. This book analyzes the "newest terrorism" that has emerged in recent years—characterized by increased hostage-taking, kidnapping, and active violence—and develops best practices for countering.

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Terrorism: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Improving Responses: U.S.-Russian Workshop Proceedings () Chapter: Lessons Learned from the Nord-Ost Terrorist Attack in Moscow from the Standpoint of Russian Security and Law Enforcement Agencies. 26 Hostage-taking and abduction (and, impliedly, terrorism) were considered “offences of grave concern to the international community”, endangering human rights and friendly relations.

27 InSC Res condemned the abduction of a UN military observer in Cited by: Middle East Policy Council. M Street NW Suite Washington, DC Phone: () Fax: () E-mail: [email protected]  The number of kidnapping and hostage-taking incidents has also decreased by 10 percent, from 1, in to 1, in But during that same time period, the .