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Why Terrorism Works

Understanding the Threat, Responding to the Challenge

by Alan M. Dershowitz

  • 271 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political control & freedoms,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Law / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9471465M
    ISBN 100300101538
    ISBN 109780300101539

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