eBook Encyclopedia of Terrorism, 1st Edition

  • Peter Chalk
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  • ISBN-10: 0313385351
  • ISBN-13: 9780313385353
  • DDC: 363.32503
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 808 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive reference tool for understanding the latest developments in national and international terrorism -- one of the most pressing security challenges facing the world today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Introduction.
List of Entries.
1: Abbas, Abu.
2: Abdel-Rahman, Omar.
3: Abu Nidal Organization (ANO).
4: Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG).
5: Achille Lauro Hijacking.
6: Action Directe (AD).
7: Adams, Gerry.
8: Adel, Saif al-.
9: Ahmedabad Bombings.
10: Air France Hijacking.
11: Air India Flight 182 Bombing.
12: Al Qaeda.
13: Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).
14: Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades.
15: Al-Badr.
16: Alex Boncayo Brigade (ABB).
17: Al-Fatah.
18: Al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya.
19: Algiers Bombings.
20: Ali Raza Mosque Bombing.
21: Al-Ittihad al-Islami (AIAI).
22: Al-Quds Mosque.
23: Al-Shabaab.
24: Amal.
25: Amaqim Shopping Mall Bombing.
26: Amir, Yigal.
27: Amman Hotel Bombings.
28: Amman Toxic Chemical Bomb Plot.
29: Angry Brigade.
30: Ansar al-Islam (AaI).
31: Ansar al-Sunnah (Sunni Army).
32: Anthrax Attacks (United States).
33: Arafat, Yasser.
34: Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia (ASALA).
35: Aryan Nations (AN).
36: Asahara, Shoko.
37: Asbat al-Ansar.
38: Ashdod Port Attack.
39: Atef, Mohammed.
40: Atlanta Abortion Clinic Bombings.
41: Atta, Mohamed.
42: Aum Shinrikyo.
43: Australian Embassy (Jakarta) Bombing.
44: Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC).
45: Ayyash, Yahya.
46: Azhar, Masood.
47: Azzam, Sheikh Abdullah Yussuf.
48: Baader, Andreas.
49: Baader-Meinhof Gang.
50: Babbar Khalsa (BK).
51: Baghdad Ministry of Justice and Provincial Council Building Bombings.
52: Bahaji, Said.
53: Bali Bombings (2002).
54: Bali Bombings (2005).
55: Baltic Exchange Bombing.
56: Banbridge Bombing.
57: Banca de Agricultura Bombing.
58: Bandaranaike International Airport Attack.
59: Bangladesh Bombings.
60: Basayev, Shamil.
61: Bashir, Abu Bakar.
62: Beam, Louis.
63: Beersheba Bus Bombings.
64: Beilen Train Siege.
65: Ben Yehuda Shopping Mall Bombing.
66: Beslan School Hostage Crisis.
67: Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh Cult.
68: Bin al-Shibh, Ramzi.
69: Bin Husin, Azahari.
70: Bin Laden, Osama.
71: Birmingham Pub Bombings.
72: Bishopsgate Bombing.
73: Black September Organization (BSO).
74: Bloody Friday.
75: Bloody Sunday.
76: Bojinka Operation.
77: Bologna Basilica Bomb Plot.
78: Bologna Train Station Bombing.
79: Bombay Bombings (1993).
80: Bombay Bombings (2003).
81: Brigate Rosse (BR).
82: Brighton Bombing.
83: Brooklyn Bridge Bomb Plot.
84: Burgos Car Bombing.
85: Cahill, Joe.
86: Carrero-Blanco (Luis) Assassination.
87: Casablanca Bombings.
88: Cellules Communistes Combattantes (CCC).
89: Centennial Olympic Park Bombing.
90: Central Bank (Colombo) Bombing.
91: Christmas Day (2009) Airline Terror Plot.
92: Christmas Eve Bombings.
93: City of London Bombings.
94: Club El Nogal Bombing.
95: Colombo World Trade Centre Bombing.
96: Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA).
97: Corsican Nationalist Terrorism.
98: Cotabato City Bombings.
99: Cubana Airlines Bombing.
100: Curcio, Renato.
101: Dahab Bombings.
102: Dallas Skyscraper Plot.
103: Danish Embassy (Islamabad) Bombing.
104: Daoud, Muhammad.
105: Davies (Rodger) Assassination.
106: Dawson’s Field Hijackings.
107: De Punt Train Siege.
108: Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP).
109: Dera Ismail Khan Bombing.
110: Devrimci Halk Kurtulus Partisi/Cephesi (DHKP/C).
111: Dizengoff Shopping Center Bombing.
112: Downing Street Mortar Attack.
113: Dozier (James) Kidnapping.
114: Dujana, Abu.
115: Dwikarna, Agus.
116: Earth Liberation Front (ELF).
117: Egypt Air Hijacking.
118: Egyptian Embassy (Islamabad) Bombing.
119: Egyptian Islamic Jihad (EIJ).
120: Egyptian Tourist Resort Bombings.
121: Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN).
122: Ejército Revolucionário del Pueblo (ERP).
123: El Al Hijacking.
124: Entebbe Hostage Rescue.
125: Epanastatiki Organosi 17 Noemvri (EO17N).
126: Ethnike Organosis Kypriakou Agonos (EOKA).
127: Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA).
128: Fadl, Jamal al-.
129: Farooqi, Amjad Hussein.
130: Farouq, Omar al-.
131: Fazul, Abdullah Mohammed.
132: Fort Dix Plot.
133: French Embassy (The Hague) Attacks.
134: Front de Libération du Quebec (FLQ).
135: Front de Libération Nationale (FLN).
136: Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionárias de Colombia (FARC).
137: G-20 Plot.
138: Gandhi (Rajiv) Assassination.
139: Gemayel (Bashir) Assassination.
140: Gereshk Bombing.
141: German Hydrogen Peroxide Bomb Plot.
142: Ghozi, Fathur Rohman al-.
143: Giessen Commuter Train Plot.
144: Global War on Terror.
145: Golden Temple Massacre.
146: Goldstein, Baruch.
147: Good Friday Agreement.
148: Grand Mosque Seizure.
149: Groupe Islamique Armeé (GIA).
150: Groupe Islamique Combattant Marocain (GICM).
151: Groupe Salafiste pour la Prédication et le Combat (GSPC).
152: Grupo de Resistencia Antifascista Primero de Octubre (GRAPO).
153: Guzmán, Abimael.
154: Habash, George.
155: Haifa Raid.
156: Hamas (Islamic Resistance Movement).
157: Hamburg Cell.
158: Hangu Bombing.
159: Hanjour, Hani Saleh Husan.
160: Harakat ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI).
161: Harakat-ul-Jihad-Islami Bangladesh (HuJI B).
162: Harakat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM).
163: Hariri (Rafiq) Assassination.
164: Harrods Bombing.
165: Hatshepsut (Luxor) Temple Massacre.
166: Hazmi, Nawaf al-.
167: Headley, David.
168: Heathrow Liquid Bomb Plot.
169: Hebron Mosque Massacre.
170: Herrhausen (Alfred) Assassination.
171: Hezb-e-Islami-Gulbuddin (HIG).
172: Hezbollah (Party of God).
173: Hilton Hotel (London) Bombing.
174: Hilton Hotel (Sydney) Bombing.
175: Hipercor Supermarket Bombing.
176: Holsworthy Barracks Bomb Plot.
177: Indian Embassy (Kabul) Bombing.
178: Indian Mujahideen (IM).
179: Indian National Parliament Attack.
180: Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO).
181: International Red Cross Headquarters (Baghdad) Bombing.
182: International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF).
183: Iranian Bombings.
184: Iranian Embassy (London) Siege.
185: Iraqi, Abu Maysara al-.
186: Iraqi Ministry of the Interior Bombing.
187: Iraqi Sectarian Attacks.
188: Irgun Tsvai Leumi.
189: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA).
190: Irish Republican Army (IRA).
191: Islamic Army of Aden (IAA).
192: Islamic Jihad Organization (IJO).
Title Page.
1: M-62 Bombing (Yorkshire, United Kingdom).
2: Ma’alot School Massacre.
3: MacStiofain, Sean.
4: Madrid Airport Bombing.
5: Madrid Commuter Train Bombings.
6: Madrid Convention Center Bombing.
7: Mahdi Army.
8: Manchester City Bombing.
9: Marine Corps Barracks (Beirut) Bombing.
10: Marriott Hotel (Islamabad) Bombing.
11: Marriott Hotel (Jakarta) Bombing (2003).
12: Marriott Hotel (Jakarta) Bombing (2009).
13: Maskhadov, Aslan Aliyevich.
14: Masri, Abu Ayyub al-.
15: Masri, Abu Hamza al- (Mustafa Kamel Mustafa).
16: Mau Mau.
17: Mayor Falafel Restaurant Bombing.
18: Mazza Bombing.
19: McVeigh, Timothy.
20: Mehsud, Baitullah.
21: Meinhof, Ulrike.
22: Meskini, Abdel.
23: Millennium Plots.
24: Mohamed, Ali Abdel Saoud.
25: Mohammed, Khalid Sheikh.
26: Mombasa Attacks.
27: Montoneros.
28: Moro (Aldo) Kidnapping and Murder.
29: Moscow Bombings (2004).
30: Moscow Subway Suicide Bombings (2010).
31: Moscow Theater Attack.
32: Moscow-St. Petersburg Train Bombings.
33: Motassadeq, Mounir el-.
34: Mountbatten (Lord) Assassination.
35: Moussaoui, Zacarias.
36: Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MeK).
37: Mumbai Attacks (2008).
38: Mumbai Attacks (2011).
39: Mumbai Commuter Train Bombings.
40: Munich Olympic Games Massacre.
41: Murad, Abdul Hakim Ali Hashim.
42: Murree Christian International School Attack.
43: Muslim Brotherhood.
44: Nashiri, Abd al-Rahim al-.
45: Neave (Airey) Assassination.
46: Netanya Restaurant Bombing.
47: Neve Shalom and Beth Israel Synagogue Bombings.
48: New Baghlan Bombing.
49: New Delhi Bombings.
50: New People’s Army (NPA).
51: New PULO.
52: New York City Landmarks Bombing Conspiracy.
53: New York City Synagogue Bomb Plots.
54: New York Stock Exchange Bomb Plot.
55: Nidal, Abu.
56: Noel (Cleo) Assassination.
57: Nosair, El Sayyid.
58: Ocalan, Abdullah.
59: Oklahoma City Bombing.
60: Oktoberfest Bombing.
61: OPEC Ministers Attack.
62: Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF).
63: Oslo Accords.
64: Oslo Attacks.
65: Padilla, José.
66: Pakistan Ordnance Factory Bombing.
67: Pakistani Sectarian Violence.
68: Palestine Liberation Front (PLF).
69: Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
70: Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ).
71: Pan Am/Lockerbie Bombing.
72: Paris Metro Bombings.
73: Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan (PKK).
74: Pattani United Liberation Organization (PULO).
75: Pearl Continental Hotel Bombing.
76: Penn Station Bomb Plot.
77: People against Gangsterism and Drugs (PAGAD).
78: Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
79: Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine—General Command (PFLP-GC).
80: Premadasa (Ranasinghe) Assassination.
81: Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA).
82: Qatada, Abu.
83: Qutb, Sayyid.
84: Rajah Solaiman Islamic Movement (RSIM).
85: Raspe, Jan-Carl.
86: Rawalpindi Bombings.
87: Razziq, Abu Ahmed Abd al-.
88: Real Irish Republican Army (RIRA).
89: Red Hand Commando (RHC).
90: Red Hand Defenders (RHD).
91: Regent’s Park and Hyde Park Bombings.
92: Reid, Richard.
93: Ressam, Ahmed.
94: Revolutionäre Zellen (RZ).
95: Revolutionary United Front (RUF).
96: Ritz Carlton Hotel (Jakarta) Bombing.
97: Riyadh Western Housing Complex Bombings.
98: Rome Airport Attacks (1973).
99: Rome Airport Attacks (1985).
100: Rome-Messina Train Bombing.
101: Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF).
102: Rudolph, Eric.
103: Rue Copernic Synagogue Bombing.
104: Saadi, Ahmad Abd al-Karim al-.
105: Sa’aqa.
106: Sabena Airlines Hijacking.
107: Sabra and Shatila Massacre.
108: Sadat (Anwar) Assassination.
109: Samjhauta Express Train Bombing.
110: Sanchez, Ilich Ramirez (Carlos the Jackal).
111: Santa Maria Hijacking.
112: Saudi Arabian Embassy (Khartoum) Attack.
113: Saunders (Stephen) Assassination.
114: Sears Tower Bomb Plot.
115: Semdinli Bombing.
116: Sendero Luminoso (SL).
117: September 11 (2001).
118: Sharkawa, Mohammed.
119: Sharm el-Sheikh Bombings.
120: Shehhi, Marwan Yousef Muhammed Rashid Lekrab al-.
121: Sipah-e-Muhammad Pakistan (SMP).
122: Stage Club Bombing.
123: Stern Gang.
124: Stockholm Bombing.
125: Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI).
126: Sufaat, Yazid.
127: Sungkar, Abdullah.
128: SuperFerry 14 Bombing.
129: Taliban.
130: Tanweer, Shehzad.
131: Tanzom Qa’idat al-Jihadi Bilad al-Rafidyan (QJBR).
132: Tarragona Airport Bombing.
133: Tehrik-e-Nefaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM).
134: Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
135: Tel Aviv Suicide Bombings.
136: Teyrebazen Azadiya Kurdistan (TAK).
137: Times Square Bomb Plot.
138: Tirah Valley Suicide Bombings.
139: Tokyo Airport Attack.
140: Tokyo Subway Sarin Attack.
141: Tolyatti Bus Bombing.
142: Top, Noordin Mohamed.
143: Toronto 18 Plot.
144: Torrejon Bombing.
145: Turkish Bombings.
146: TWA Hijacking (1976).
147: TWA Hijacking (1985).
148: UK Parliament Bombing.
149: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)/Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF).
150: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF).
151: United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA).
152: United Nations Headquarters (Algiers) Bombing.
153: United Nations Headquarters (Baghdad) Attack.
154: UPS/FedEx Bomb Plot.
155: U.S. Embassy (Athens) Rocket Attack.
156: U.S. Embassy (Beirut) Bombing.
157: U.S. Embassy (East Africa) Bombings.
158: U.S. Embassy (Sana’a) Attack.
159: U.S. Embassy (Tehran) Hostage Crisis.
160: USA PATRIOT Act.
161: USS Cole Bombing.
162: Ustasha.
163: UTA Bombing.
164: Vail Ski Resort Arson Attack.
165: Valentine’s Day Bombings.
166: Vienna Airport Attack.
167: Weathermen.
168: West European Right-Wing Terrorism.
169: World Trade Center (New York) Bombing.
170: Yala and Songkhla Bombings.
171: Yousef, Ramzi Ahmed.
172: Yuldashev, Tohir Abdukhalilovich.
173: Zahedan Mosque Bombing.
174: Zammar, Muhammad Heydar.
175: Zarqawi, Abu Musab al-.
176: Zawahiri, Ayman al-.
177: Znamenskoye Bombing.
178: Zubaydah, Abu.
179: Zurich Airport Attack.
Chronology of Major Global Terrorist Events.
Glossaries.
Bibliography.
Categorical List of Entries.
List of Contributors.
Index.
About the Editor.