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Author Skaine, Rosemarie.
Title Suicide warfare [electronic resource] : culture, the military, and the individual as a weapon / Rosemarie Skaine.
Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2013.
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 Electronic Book  HV6545 .S477 2013eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xv, 337 p.) : maps.
Series Praeger security international
Praeger security international (Series)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Theoretical analysis of suicide warfare -- Defining suicide warfare -- Suicide warfare in modern conflicts -- Suicide and policies of war -- Strategies of suicide warfare -- Effects of suicide warfare -- Case studies -- Japan's kamikaze pilots -- Hezbollah and Palestinian conflicts with Israel -- Sri Lanka and the Tamil Tigers -- Chechen separatists -- Al Qaeda -- Conclusion: Suicide as a weapon in war -- Appendix: Documents -- A. President George W. Bush, national security strategy, pre-emptive self defense, "The Bush Doctrine" -- B. President Barack Obama acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize, Oslo, Norway, December 10, 2009, "Just War" -- excerpt -- Al Qaeda's seven stages plan -- Chechen separatist note of demands to President Putin, August 30, 2004 -- E. The killing of Osama bin Laden -- F. Osama bin Laden's Last Letter, Late May 2010, to Shaykh Mahmud ("Atiyya") -- Excerpt.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Suicide -- Political aspects.
Suicide bombings.
Kamikaze airplanes.
Related To Print version: Skaine, Rosemarie. Suicide warfare. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2013. 9780313398643 031339864X 0313398658 (DLC) 2012035383
ISBN 0313398658 (electronic bk.)
9780313398650 (electronic bk.)
9780313398643 (hbk. : alk. paper)
031339864X (hbk. : alk. paper)