This is a cursory explanation of the author's ideas that are elucidated in the book.
While Hamas will claim the withdrawal from the Gaza was a victory for their suicide campaign, the objective was limited.
Robert Pape has written an excellent book that describes the real reason why there is suicide terrorism.
Suicidal terrorism is rising around the world, the most famous being 9/11, but there is little information as to why. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Loyd E. Eskildson
I will never forget it. I was given this assignment by local newspaper way back in 2006 to write on suicide bombers - Pakistan has had quite a few of them and to the best of my... Read morePublished 3 months ago by noorilhuda
One of the great books that blows away the myths we in the west prefer to believe about suicide bombers. A great book.Published 4 months ago by Happy Poet
Many of the authors dealing with the issue of terrorism can be dismissed as purveyors of junk science. One of those who does not deserve that label is Robert A. Pape. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Elias Davidsson
Professor Pape presents an outstanding case to overhaul US foreign policy. Using research and statistics in an enthralling read Pape is guaranteed to revolutionize your... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Allan M Herrera
If only he'd listen to a former colleague at the University of Chicago. The book is a bit repetitive, but the core facts are important..Published 11 months ago by John J. Kelly
This was a really interesting and I thought it provided a relatively well thought out thesis. Spoiler alert (see below):
He mixes both empirical statistics... Read more