Suicide Terrorism

Suicide for a perceived greater cause, in which a person kills himself/herself—and many others—to advance a particular political or religious agenda
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In 2005, Robert Pape published a seminal book, Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism, which argued against the backdrop of 9/11's aftermath that it was grievance--specifically, occupation and the quartering of troops among resentful populations--and not religion that primarily motivated terrorism.
It is reported that a young woman was coerced and blackmailed into suicide terrorism after she became involved in an illicit affair (Israeli Ministry of Foreign affairs, 2002a).
AL-MUSTAQBAL: Hariri meets Sisi, denounces suburbs twin blasts: unified position in face of strife Suicide terrorism targets interests of Iran .
The spread of suicide terrorism to Lebanon, which is undermining the country's internal stability, is one clear example of how this form of attack can spread.
KHOST CITY (PAN): Four potential recruits for suicide terrorism were arrested on Monday by Afghan security forces before they could cross the border into Pakistan from southeastern Khost province, the governor's house said.
In short, as McCauley (2007) put it, psychological explanations of suicide terrorism were once "taken very seriously, but thirty years of research has found little evidence that terrorists are suffering from psychopathology" (p.
Krishna further said the figures that have been put forward as development assistance to Afghanistan represent a base-line or minimum requirement for a least developed land-locked country that has experienced externally-imposed conflicts for three decades that has shattered the structures of state and society and continues to face an existential threat of suicide terrorism from across its borders.
Pape (2003) also found that democracies are more likely to experience a certain type of terror attack: suicide terrorism.
Case three, battlefleet warfare, is medium on both axes, and the fourth case, suicide terrorism, is low in financial intensity but high in organizational capital.
These attacks point to a dangerous "osmosis of ideologies, ambitions, training and operations" among the syndicate of terrorism in the region with suicide terrorism as its main technique and targets not limited to Afghanistan, Puri added.
Now, with the advent of suicide terrorism, security experts who continue to work with a terrorist stereotype of the 18-35 year old male are perplexed when women are present in ever growing numbers on the front line of armed resistance and contemporary terrorism.
Its contents are analyzed in a new book, Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It, by Robert Pape, a political scientist at the University of Chicago, and James K.