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Strategic Terror

The Politics and Ethics of Aerial Bombardment

by Beau Grosscup

  • 386 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Zed Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Armed conflict,
  • Aerial Operations,
  • Political Terrorism,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Military Science,
  • Air warfare,
  • Bombing, Aerial,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Terrorism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11901147M
    ISBN 10184277543X
    ISBN 109781842775431

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one of the main merits of the book is the clear documentation of how civilians, mostly working. 'Beau Grosscup shows that aerial bombardment, which was used many years ago as a means of terrorizing native populations in Africa and the Middle East, has become the primary form of terrorism in more recent decades.

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The advocacy of strategic bombing began by explicitly acknowledging the need and/or the desirability of inflicting death and destruction (terror) on civilians. Early in the 20th century, conventions at the Hague announced strictures against harming noncombatants in war, so long as they were European noncombatants.

Dying to Win is a startling work of analysis grounded in fact, not politics, that recommends concrete ways for states to fight and prevent terrorist attacks now. Transcending speculation with systematic scholarship, this is one of the most important studies of the terrorist threat to the United States and its allies since 9/Cited by: Strategic bombing is a military strategy used in total war with the goal of defeating the enemy by destroying its morale, its economic ability to produce and transport materiel to the theatres of military operations, or is a systematically organized and executed attack from the air which can utilize strategic bombers, long- or medium-range missiles, or nuclear-armed fighter.

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Grosscup argues that if terrorism is to be diminished, the role of aerial bombing in sustaining global violence must be : Zed Books. While such 'strategic terror' is not classed as 'terrorism' in the West, this reflects an unwillingness to confront the human costs and immorality of aerial bombardment.

Grosscup argues that if terrorism is to be diminished, the role of aerial bombing in sustaining global violence must be. Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism is Robert Pape's analysis of suicide terrorism from a strategic, social, and psychological point of view.

It is based on a database he has compiled at the University of Chicago, where he directs the Chicago Project on Security and Threats (CPOST). The book's conclusions are based on data from suicide terrorism Author: Robert Pape.

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I've read this book, The Terror, five times now since it's release. It's the only book that I've started re-reading as soon as I finished the last page. It's that good. I still have nightmares every time I read it. What these men went through with scurvy, food poisoning, starvation, being cold and wet constantly and not knowing if you'll ever /5.

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Published as a book in Japanese under the title, Why Japan. (Kyoikusha: Tokyo, ) This appendix is a brief history of the theories of aerial bombardment, of the early weak diplomatic efforts to prevent or limit such bombardment, and of the practice of “strategic”.

Power, Terror, Peace, and War is a clear, concise guide to some of the most pressing issues before us, today and for the foreseeable future. With. THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES WITH THE WAR ON TERROR by Cheryl Davis A thesis submitted to The Johns Hopkins University in File Size: KB.

Dissuading Terror: Strategic Influence and the Struggle Against Terrorism Book Description: will need to beflexibleto adjust to the differences between audiences’ attitudes and beliefs in the Muslim world andstrategicto account for conflicts between parallel influence operations as well as other foreign or domestic.

Benjamin, a Center for Strategic and International Studies senior fellow, and Simon, an instructor at Georgetown University, authors of the award-winning Age.

to provide a strategic synthesis and policy recommendations in light of the research findings. This book will be of interest to students of political violence and terrorism, security studies and international relations in by: 5.Suicide terrorism is rising around the world, but there is great confusion as to why.

In this paradigm-shifting analysis, University of Chicago political scientist Robert Pape has collected groundbreaking evidence to explain the strategic, social, and individual factors responsible for this growing of the world’s foremost authorities on the subject, Professor Pape has /5(5).