Encyclopedia of Terrorism (Facts on File Library of World by Cindy C Combs

By Cindy C Combs

The continuing conflicts within the center East and the bombings in another country have proven that - regardless of the warfare on Terror - terrorism continues to be greatly part of way of life for plenty of contributors. completely up-to-date and improved through terrorism specialists, Encyclopedia of Terrorism, Revised variation offers scholars, researchers, reporters, and policymakers with an entire survey of what appears an intractable challenge. greater than 350 entries geared up in an simply obtainable, A-to-Z layout supply accomplished remedies of the occasions, humans, firms, and areas that experience performed an enormous position in overseas terrorism. every one access is put inside its applicable old context to aid readers comprehend the wide-ranging motivations at the back of terrorist activities. additionally integrated during this well timed quantity is a chronology of terrorist occasions that experience happened from 1945 to the current. New and up-to-date entries contain: military of God; Osama bin encumbered; Cyberterrorism; Darfur; Hamas; Saddam Hussein; Militias within the usa; The 9-11 fee document; Oklahoma urban bombing; Al-Qaeda; united states Patriot Act; and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

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Wall Street Journal, July 30, 2004, A10; Stephens, Bret. ” Wall Street Journal, November 5, 2004, A12. Argentina, state terrorism in In spite of the fact that Argentina’s 1853 constitution places strong emphasis on protecting individuals from abuse by authority, repressive military rule has made this a difficult tradition to maintain. In 1930, the military deposed President Hipólito Yrigoyen, beginning a trend of regimes. After five military coups and 30 out of 46 years spent under military rule, the 1976 military coup that overthrew President Isabel Perón was hardly remarkable in itself, but the “dirty war” carried out during the next seven years remains a dark period of state terrorism tarnishing Argentina’s history.

It is characterized by an acute inflammation of the intestinal tract and includes symptoms of nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting, and fever, followed by abdominal pain, vomiting blood, and severe diarrhea. Usually between 25% and 60% of cases of intestinal anthrax are fatal. This is the type of anthrax that the Soviet Union initially blamed for the deaths in Sverdlovsk. Anthrax is not contagious and can be treated with antibiotics. To be effective, the treatments must be initiated early; if untreated in a timely fashion, the disease can be fatal.

Prisoners in these camps were, like those in Nazi concentration camps, lined up or made to kneel in front of large, previously dug graves, then blindfolded and gagged. Some were put in the grave alive. Victims were doused with oil and burned with tires to cover the smell. Indeed, disposal of bodies became an exercise in creativity, and many were dumped in rivers or even in the South Atlantic from airplanes or ships. According to Andersen, detainees were usually tortured to the maximum extent before being killed.

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