Chapter 1. The Varieties of Terrorism

  1. Seumas Miller

Published Online: 18 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302837.ch1

Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Ethics and Liberal Democracy

Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Ethics and Liberal Democracy

How to Cite

Miller, S. (2008) The Varieties of Terrorism, in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Ethics and Liberal Democracy, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302837.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 MAY 2008

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Public Philosophy

Book Series Editors:

  1. Michael Boylan

Series Editor Information

  1. Marymount University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139427

Online ISBN: 9781444302837

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Keywords:

  • ethics or morality of terrorism and counter-terrorism and applied philosophy;
  • varieties of terrorism;
  • Israeli–Palestinian conflict - terrorism and counter-terrorism;
  • IRA in Northern Ireland - terrorism and counter-terrorism;
  • African National Congress's armed struggle against South Africa's apartheid policy;
  • liberal humanists decrying counter-terrorism measures;
  • terrorism and counter-terrorism in India;
  • moral problems of terrorism and counter-terrorism and contemporary liberal-democratic state;
  • Osama bin Laden's Al-Qaeda - non-state terrorism attack on non-Muslim western states

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Al-Qaeda

  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict

  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism and the IRA in Northern Ireland

  • The African National Congress's Armed Struggle in Apartheid South Africa

  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in India

  • Conclusion