• Sheds light on the efforts of terrorist groups to generate revenue through organized crime, charity infiltration, and the establishment of legitimate businesses
• Explores the fragmentation and decentralization of Al Qaeda and its involvement with associate and affiliate groups
• Chronology of key events such as the 2001 bombing in Bali, movements such as the globalization of terrorism, and legislation by the United Nations, the United States, and other countries
• Biographies of significant individuals such as Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Osama bin Laden, and Ayman Al Zawahiri
"This resource is highly recommended for public, high school, and academic libraries."
American Reference Books Annual
"[Counterterrorism</i>] could be used for both quick fact-checking and more in-depth research, which makes it a perfect reference source."
When the World Trade Center was attacked on 9/11, killing thousands of Americans and destroying one of the country's greatest symbols of achievement, the threat of terrorism on American soil became a startling reality and the American people were forever transformed. What new forms of terrorism await us in the coming years?