Literature from the 1980s

G - Z

Gordon, Don E. "Terrorism -- Are We Losing the War?" Journal of Defense & Diplomacy 4, no. 3 (1986): 38-43.

Petersen: "Weak counterterrorism intelligence system."

Goren, Roberta. Ed., Jillian Becker. The Soviet Union and Terrorism. London & Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1984.

Henderson, Robert D'A. "Washington's Debate on Terrorism." International Perspectives (Ottawa), Sep.-Oct. 1986: 17-19.

The focus here is the U.S. air raids against Libya in April 1986 in response to Libyan support of the terrorist bombing of a disco in West Berlin. The author concludes that the use of force in this instance "is unlikely to deter substantially future terrorist activities by individual radical or religious groups within the Middle East.... But those states that have in the past sponsored such terrorist activities may be deterred to the extent of reducing their support for them -- in the short run at least."

Laqueur, Walter A.,2 and Yonah Alexander, eds. The Terrorism Reader: A Historical Anthology. Rev. ed. New York: New American Library, 1987.

Livingstone, Neil C.

1. The Cult of Counterterrorism: The Weird World of Spooks, Counterterrorists and the Not Quite Professionals. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1989.

Surveillant 1.1: "An insider's account of the people and organizations that attempt to defend and take action against terrorism."

2. And Terrell E. Arnold, eds. Beyond the Iran-Contra Crisis: The Shape of U.S. Anti-Terrorism Policy in the Post-Reagan Era. Lexington, MA: Heath, 1988.

3. And Terrell E. Arnold, eds. Fighting Back: Winning the War Against Terrorism. Lexington, MA: Heath, 1986.

Martin, David C., and John Walcott. Best Laid Plans: The Inside Story of America's War Against Terrorism. New York: Harper & Row, 1988.

Melman, Yossi. The Master Terrorist: The True Story Behind Abu Nidal. New York: Adama, 1986. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1987. New York: Avon, 1987. [pb]

Miller, Brian R.E. [CAPT/USA] "Counterterrorism and Intelligence." Military Intelligence 14, no. 4 (Oct. 1988): 11-13.

Motley, James Berry. "International Terrorism: A Challenge for U.S. Intelligence." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 1, no. 1 (Spring 1986): 83-96.

Motley, James Berry. U.S. Strategy to Counter Domestic Political Terrorism. Washington, DC: National Defense University Press, 1983. [Petersen]

Mukerjee, Dulip. The Terrorists. New York: Vantage, 1980.

Murphy, John F. State Support of International Terrorism: Legal, Political, and Economic Dimensions. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1989.

Netanyahu, Benjamin, ed.

1. International Terrorism: Challenge and Response. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, 1982.

2. Terrorism: How the West Can Win. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1986.

Jenkins, I&NS 3.1, has nothing good to say for this edited volume by the future Israeli Prime Minister: "As a work of scholarship or objective analysis, it is a thorough failure.... Much better, then, to take it for what it is, a polemic representing a number of specific interest groups.... Terrorism is a manifesto for a particular brand of ultra-conservative policies, in the guise of scholarship."

Ratner, Margaret. "The Subcommittee on Security and Terrorism: New Threat to Civil Liberties." Covert Action Information Bulletin 12 (Apr. 1981): 32-34.

Segaller, Stephan. Invisible Armies: Terrorism into the 1990s. San Mateo, CA: Joseph, 1986. Boston: Harcourt, 1987. Rev. ed. London: Sphere, 1987.

Sofaer, Abraham D. "Terrorism, the Law and the National Defense." Special Warfare 2 (Fall 1989): 12-28.

Sterling, Claire. The Terror Network: The Secret War of International Terrorism. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1981. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1981.

Taylor, Robert W. "Terrorism and Intelligence." Defense Analysis 3, no. 2 (Jun. 1987): 165-176.

Thompson, Leroy. The Rescuers: The World's Top Anti-Terrorist Units. Boulder, CO: Paladin, 1986.

From book cover: "The first and only inside report on the men, weapons, training, and tactics that combat terrorism worldwide." (Italics in original)

Wannall, W. Raymond. 1984 -- Year of the Terrorist? Washington, DC: Nathan Hale Institute, n.d.

Petersen: "Former head of the FBI Intelligence Division."

Webster, William H. "The FBI and the War Against Terrorism and Espionage." ABA Standing Committee Intelligence Report 7, no. 12 (1985): 1, 7. [Petersen]

FBI Director at time of article.

Wilkinson, Paul. Terror and the Liberal State. London: Macmillan, 1977. 2d ed. New York: New York University Press, 1986.

Wolf, John B. Fear of Fear. New York: Plenum, 1981.

http://www.cloakanddagger.com/dagger: "A survey of terrorist operations and controls in open societies. A comprehensive look with significant focus on antiterrorism."

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