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Burgan, Michael
Terrorist groups / by Michael Burgan
Mankato, MN : Compass Point Books, c2010
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 363.325 BUR    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Terrorists -- Juvenile literature
Terrorism -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Contents What is terrorism? -- The Irish Republican Army: decades of terrorism -- Irgun: creators of modern Israel -- Fatah, Abu Nidal, and others: terrorism in Palestine -- ETA: terrorists in Spain -- FARC: terror and drugs combined -- Tamil Tigers: model for other terrorists -- Hezbollah: enemies of Israel -- Aum Shinrikyo: planning the end of the world -- Hamas: seeking an Islamic Palestine -- Al-Qaida: terror fueled by religion
Summary Terrorism is everywhere. From Peru to Palestine and from Spain to Sri Lanka, terrorist groups use violence to create fear in order to achieve their goals. Terrorist organizations are usually organized around religious, political, social, or other ideological causes. Although all terrorism is criminal under international law, governments have been responsible for terrorist activity, and some terrorist campaigns have led to the founding of modern nations
Note Lexile: 990
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Terrorism (Compass Point Books)

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