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The Mind of the Terrorist

The Psychology of Terrorism from the IRA to al-Qaeda

by Jerrold M. Post

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political activism,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism,
  • General,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Psychology,
  • Terrorism,
  • Terrorists

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400391M
    ISBN 101403966117
    ISBN 109781403966117

    Mark Juergensmeyer (born in Carlinville, Illinois) is an American scholar in sociology, global studies and religious studies and a writer best known for his studies of religious violence and global religion. He is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Global Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara. Juergensmeyer received a BA in Philosophy from the University of Illinois. Since Septem , we all need tools to help us understand what motivates religious terrorism. In this wide-ranging and erudite book, Mark Juergensmeyer asks one of the most important and perplexing questions of our age: Why do religious people commit violent acts in the name of their god, taking the lives of innocent victims and terrorizing entire populations?5/5(1). 7. Theater of Terror; 8. Cosmic War; 9. Martyrs and Demons; Warriors' Power; The Mind of God Notes Interviews and Correspondence Bibliography Index. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Beneath the histories of religious traditions - from biblical wars to crusading ventures and great acts of martyrdom - violence has lurked as a shadowy.


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Tass Saada's book, The Mind of Terror, is the first book I've read in a very long time that has re-shaped my thinking on any topic at a fundamental level. Though I still believe (and Saada confirms) that the teachings of Islam are, at their core, incompatible with peace, I now understand why military action - although necessary from time to time - will never have the effect needed to bring about true long-term /5.

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and The Osama bin Cited by: The typical terrorist leader also has a sizeable ego and may rely on charismatic factors or propaganda or sheer brute force to gain recruits to the cause.

The second part of the book switches from the leaders of terrorist organizations to those who join terrorist organizations/5. “Terrorism is a form of psychological warfare, requiring a psychologically sophisticated response based on an understanding of how terrorists think.

Jerry Post provides us a road map-not only of the mind of the terrorist-but also how we can use that understanding to dissuade, deter, and destroy terrorist :   The Mind of a Terrorist book.

Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The incredible story of David Headley, the Pakistani-Americ 4/5. The Mind of the Terrorist: The Psychology of Terrorism from the IRA to al-Qaeda - Jerrold M. Post - Google Books.

In contrast to the widely held assumption that terrorists as crazed fanatics, Jerrold Post demonstrates they are psychologically "normal" 4/5(2). The Mind of Terror: A Former Muslim Sniper Explores What Motivates ISIS and Other Extremist Groups (and how best to respond) - Kindle edition by Saada, Tass, Merrill, Dean.

Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ (38). Praise for The Mind of the Terrorist “Jerrold Post's compelling Mind of the Terrorist is a comprehensive and informative account of the psychology of terrorists and how their history has shaped their motivations.” —Peter Bergen author of Holy War, Inc.

and The Osama bin Laden I Know. the “mind of the terrorist” is that terrorist groups typically exhibit hierarchical organi- zation, with various roles assumed within each level of that hierarchy (see Figure 1). Each position on such a matrix may attract individuals with different predispositions.

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For The Mind of a Terrorist, Kaare Sørensen won the FUJ-Prisen, the prestigious award for best investigative book from the Danish Association for Investigative Journalism.

He lives in Copenhagen, : Arcade. The Mind of a Terrorist David Headley, the Mumbai Massacre, and His European Revenge. By Kaare Sørensen. Translated by Cory Klingsporn. Hardcover. eBook. LIST PRICE $ PRICE MAY VARY BY RETAILER. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today!Released on: J   Review 'Jerrold Post's compelling Mind of the Terrorist is a comprehensive and informative account of the psychology of terrorists and how their history has shaped their motivations' - Peter Bergen, author of Holy War, Inc.

and The Osama bin Laden I Know 'Dr. Jerrold Post is a pioneer in the study of terrorist psychology. In this capstone book, he takes us into the minds of the terrorists 4/5(18). The Mossad sends the video to the CIA, which turns it over to the FBI. FBI technicians uncover Arabic slogans within the video and conclude a terrorist cell is at work within the United States.

The agency launches a discrete hunt to find the perpetrators before the American public becomes aware of the terrorist /5(10). The Mind of the Terrorist: The Psychology of Terrorism from the IRA to Al-Qaeda Jerrold M. Post St. Martin's Press, - Political Science - pages4/5(2). His account, based on extensive reporting, eyewitness interviews, and documentation including wiretaps, court transcripts, and emails by Headley accessed from a chat room cache of nine thousand messages, offers unprecedented insight into the mind of the terrorist.

The author has provided updates and a new preface for the English-language : 'Terrorism is a form of psychological warfare, requiring a psychologically sophisticated response based on an understanding of how terrorists think. Jerry Post provides us a road map-not only of the mind of the terrorist-but also how we can use that understanding to dissuade, deter, and destroy terrorist groups.4/5(19).

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Mind of the terrorist. London: Joseph, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Get this from a library. The mind of the terrorist: the psychology of terrorism from the IRA to al-Qaeda.

[Jerrold M Post] -- In contrast to the widely held assumption that terrorists are crazed fanatics, political psychologist Post demonstrates that they are psychologically "normal" and. Published originally in Danish, The Mind of a Terrorist is a racy read on the life of David Coleman Headley, the American citizen with a Pakistani father and.

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McKnight's excursion among the guerrillas leads him from Beirut to Belfast, from Montevideo to Nicosia in an earnest reconnaissance of the terrorist psyche. There are times when he is forced to conduct his interviews with a pseudonym like ""Romeo"" who is presumably from the Tupamaros but could, in fact, be anybody.

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Inside the Mind of a Terrorist. An intelligence-community psychologist demystifies the enigmatic Al Qaeda bomb maker. by Ursula Wilder. In early May, intelligence officials foiled a plot to. The Mind of the Terrorist by Jerrold M. Post,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(77).

Get this from a library. The terrorist mind. [Gerald McKnight] -- Interviews with active terrorists, their victims, and anti-terrorist experts around the world provide a basis for examining the complex ideoloigcal, moral, and personal motivations behind acts of.

Understanding the Terrorist Mind. While early research focused on the political roots of terrorism, many of today’s investigators are probing the psychological factors that drive adherents to commit their deadly deeds. Are terrorists mentally ill or do they rationally weigh the costs and benefits of their actions and conclude that terrorism.

Tass Saada provides the answer as he delves into the mind of terror, explaining what motivates extremist groups throughout the Middle East. A former Muslim and a onetime sniper with Yasser Arafat's Fatah organization, Tass has had that mind-set himself.

Mind of a terrorist' suffers from a Danish overhang. The author Kaare Sorenson is from Denmark and hence a significant overlay in the book is about the efforts of Headley on the Danish news paper’s offices.

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Octo   The Terrorist Mind: An Update. By Sarah Kershaw. Ervin Staub, professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Massachusetts who is finishing a book on what drives terrorism. The Sept. 11,attacks by Al Qaeda on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon—the most devastating terrorist attacks in history—prompted calls by U.S.

political leaders for a world "war on terrorism." Although the U.S. effort to destroy Al Qaeda and overthrow the Afghani government that hosted it was initially successful, terrorism is.Genre/Form: Fallstudiensammlung Case studies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pearlstein, Richard M.

(Richard Merrill), Mind of the political terrorist. This is a book about religious terrorism. It is about public acts of violence at the turn of the century for which religion has provided the motivation, the justification, the organization, and the world view.

In this book, I have tried to get inside the mindset of /5(2).