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Author Mannes, Aaron, 1970-

Title Profiles in terror : the guide to Middle East terrorist organizations / Aaron Mannes
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2004]


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 MELB  303.6250956 Man/Pit  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 372 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Foreword / R. James Woolsey -- Al-Qaeda & its affiliates -- Abu Nidal organization -- Hamas -- Hizbullah -- Kurdistan Workers' Party -- Palestinian Islamic Jihad -- Palestine Liberation Organization & its affiliates
Summary "This reference profiles twenty terrorist organizations operating in the Middle East and the regional groups that are affiliated with them, from Al-Qaeda, Abu Nidal, Hamas, and Hizbullah to the Kurdistan Workers' Party, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and the Palestine Liberation Organization, along with more than a dozen affiliated organizations." "Each profile includes detailed descriptions of the group's ideology and objectives, historical background, leadership, organization, external relations and financial support, areas of operations, targets and tactics, chronology of major events and attacks, and additional resources and references. Serving both the novice and the expert, Profiles in Terror is both clear and easy to understand, yet detailed and informative."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "Published in cooperation with JINSA Press."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [337]-340) and index
Subject Terrorist organizations -- Middle East.
Terrorists -- Middle East.
National liberation movements -- Middle East.
Author Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (Washington, D.C.)
LC no. 2004014124
ISBN 0742535258 cloth alkaline paper