Reviews the scientific literature relating to observable behavioral indicators that might, along with other information, help detect potential violent attacks, such as those by suicide terrorists or the laying of improvised explosive devices.
U.S. communities depend on reliable, safe, and secure rail systems, but such systems are vulnerable to terrorist attack. A framework developed for rail security planners and policymakers can help guide cost-effective plans to secure their rail systems from attacks.
In this revised edition of the classic text, Hoffman analyzes the new adversaries, motivations, and tactics of global terrorism that have emerged in recent years, focusing specifically on how al Qaeda has changed since 9/11.
Suicide bombings have become an increasingly popular tool for terrorists, as witnessed in Iraq. RAND terrorism expert Bruce Hoffman discusses the logic behind suicide terrorism, how other countries that have had sustained, intense, and numerous attacks have dealt with it, and the lessons they learned in the process.