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By Gary Ackerman,Jeremy Tamsett

Explores the Nexus shaped while Malevolent Actors entry Malignant Means

Written for execs, lecturers, and policymakers operating on the vanguard of counterterrorism efforts, Jihadists and guns of Mass Destruction is an authoritative and accomplished paintings addressing the specter of guns of mass destruction (WMD) within the palms of jihadists, either traditionally and searching towards the long run probability surroundings. delivering perception on one of many most efficient defense problems with the 21st century, this seminal source effectively:

  • Documents present traits within the ideology, technique, and strategies of jihadists as those relate to WMD

  • Includes a bit dedicated to jihadist involvement with chemical, organic, radiological, and nuclear weapons

  • Explores the function of intelligence, legislation enforcement, and policymakers in expecting, deterring, and mitigating WMD assaults

  • Provides an summary of nonproliferation guidelines designed to maintain WMD out of the fingers of jihadists

  • Conducts a groundbreaking quantitative empirical research of jihadist behavior

  • Elicits prime specialists’ estimates of the long run WMD chance from jihadists

Leading foreign specialists basically differentiate among peaceable Muslims and jihadists, exploring how jihadists translate their severe and violent ideology into process. in addition they concentrate on WMD aim choice and the unfold of WMD wisdom in jihadist groups. without sensationalism, this multidimensional evaluate provides a heightened point of class to our figuring out of the clients for and nature of jihadist WMD terrorism.

About the Editors

Gary Ackerman is examine Director of the nationwide Consortium for the learn of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), a division of place of origin safety nationwide middle of Excellence established on the collage of Maryland. His learn paintings makes a speciality of risk overview and terrorism related to unconventional weapons.

Jeremy Tamsett is a specialist for Henley-Putnam college and an analyst on the heart for Terrorism and Intelligence experiences (CETIS), a examine heart devoted to choosing, larger comprehending, and appropriately assessing the current and destiny safety threats stemming from numerous violence-prone extremists and their enablers. He has served as undertaking supervisor for the U.S. executive funded serious Infrastructure Terrorist assault database and international Terrorism Database (GTD).

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