Title

Suicide Terrorism: The Special Case of the Suicide Bomber

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2013

Subject: LCSH

Suicide bombings, Terrorism

Disciplines

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Abstract

This paper gives a brief history of suicide bombings, from the first modern suicide bombing in Lebanon in 1981 through June 30, 2011. This includes over 3,000 suicide bombings successfully carried out in 42 countries worldwide. It also briefly covers group and individual motivations and a typology of suicide bombers. Finally, the changes in tactics and trends in suicide bombings will be covered.

Comments

NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - E: Human and Societal Dynamics, Vol. 111.

Purchase chapter at

http://ebooks.iospress.nl/publication/33829

or book at

http://www.iospress.nl/book/future-trends-and-new-approaches-in-defeating-the-terrorism-threat/

DOI

10.3233/978-1-61499-272-1-31

Publisher Citation

"Suicide Terrorism: The Special Case of the Suicide Bomber." In Future Trends and New Approaches in Defeating the Terrorism Threat. Series: NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - E: Human and Societal Dynamics, Vol. 111.