Suicide Terrorism: The Special Case of the Suicide Bomber
Suicide bombings, Terrorism
Criminology and Criminal Justice
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.
Markovic, Vesna, "Suicide Terrorism: The Special Case of the Suicide Bomber" (2013). Criminal Justice Faculty Publications. 12.
"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.