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The First War on Terrorism: Counter-Terrorism Policy During the Reagan Administration

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November 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The First War on Terrorism examines the response of the Reagan Administration to the political violence it confronted during the 1980s. David C. Wills takes the reader inside the negotiations over how to respond to terrorist acts and shows how the Reagan Administration's decision making process was a crucial obstacle to formulating a consistent and effective terrorism policy.

Inhaltsverzeichnis


Chapter 1 Abbreviation Key
Chapter 2 Preface
Chapter 3 Foreword
Chapter 4 Introduction
Chapter 5 Context
Chapter 6 Bombing of the Marine Barracks
Chapter 7 Hijacking of TWA Flight 847
Chapter 8 Hijacking of the Achille Lauro
Chapter 9 Rome and Vienna Massacres
Chapter 10 Bombing of the La Belle Disco
Chapter 11 Conclusions
Chapter 12 Bibliography

Portrait

David C. Wills received his PhD from the University of Virginia and is currently living in Santa Barbara, California.

Pressestimmen

In his thoroughly researched, skillfully analyzed, and well-written volume, David C. Wills sets the counterterrorism record of the Reagan presidency straight, lays out the decision-making processes in the Reagan administration, and dissects the different belief systems and the power plays of top-level actors. Political Science Quarterly Judicious, meticulous, and thorough. Wills has painstakingly assembled declassified documents, interviews, and published sources to tell the most complete story yet of Reagan-era counter-terrorism policy. This will be the book to consult on the Reagan Administration's counter-terrorism policies... -- Scott T. Waalkes, Malone College Judicious, meticulous, and thorough. Wills has painstakingly assembled declassified documents, interviews, and published sources to tell the most complete story yet of Reagan-era counter-terrorism policy. This will be the book to consult on the Reagan Administration's counter-terrorism policies. -- Scott T. Waalkes, Malone College
EAN: 9780742531291
ISBN: 0742531295
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBL GROU
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2003
Seitenanzahl: 283 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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