Who Are the Terrorists? by Dipak K. Gupta
(The Roots of Terrorism)

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The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States brought the issue of terrorism to the forefront of American attention and controversy. To determine how to prevent further destruction, it is necessary to understand the shadowy phenomenon that causes it. Who are the terrorists? What are their motives? What are the roots of this form of violence, and will it come to an end? What exactly is terrorism?

About Dipak K. Gupta

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DIPAK K. GUPTA is the Fred J. Hansen Professor of Peace Studies, Professor in the School of Public Administration and Urban Studies, and the Co-Director, Institute for International Security and Conflict Resolution at San Diego State University. He has held numerous visiting fellowships, including at the UN Terrorism Prevention Branch, Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention. Professor Gupta has published extensively on issues of violence and ethnicity, including The Economics of Political Violence: The Effects of Political Instability on Economic Growth (Praeger, 1990).
Published February 28, 2006 by Chelsea House Pub (L). 116 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Political & Social Sciences, Children's Books. Non-fiction