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Finding out about Terrorism
As with many other subjects, it is particularly true about analysis of terrorism, that it is difficult to find sources that regard all forms of terror as equally abhorrent - both state sponsored and non-state actors. A few sources are here.
Anonymous, Imperial Hubris: Why the West is losing the war on Terror, (Brassey's, 2004). The author, a senior analyst in the CIA presents a compelling case that we have not understood Osama properly ("he does not hate us for what we are, he hates us for what we do") and that we are loosing the war on terror, not because we aren't being tough enough, but because we are killing too many innocent people.
Best Practices in Counterinsurgency by Kalev I. Sepp. Published by the Air University wing of the Air War College, USAF. Needless to say, the US is not doing most of these best practices. (Up 9/10/06)

The Achille Lauro hijacking: Selective memory does none of us justice, by Daniel Jacob Quinn, from The Electronic Intifada, 4/18/2003. Article describes the Israeli attack on a civilian area in Tunis that killed 54 people just one week before the Achille Lauro terrorist attack. The Achille Lauro terrorist attack is properly remembered, but everyone has forgotten the dead in Tunis. (Up 8/8/04; posted 5/9/03)

The Institute for Counter-Terrorism Isralie think tank. Not much on their web site. (Up 9/10/06)
Patterns 1998 Patterns of Global Terrorism 1988, U.S. State Dept. This older report is on their archive site. Link included for your ease of access. (Up 8/8/04; posted 12/11/99)
U.S. State Department U.S. Dept. of State counter terrorism office. Has official list of designated terrorist organizations and a number of other documents. (Up 8/8/04; posted 12/11/99)
ADL list of terror attacks on Israel (Up 8/14/06)
Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council List of Hezbollah attacks on Israel. (Up 8/14/06)
Last modified 8/14/18; posted 1/26/00; original content © 2018, 2000 John P. Nordin