The Terrorism Lectures - James J. F. Forest

The Terrorism Lectures

By James J. F. Forest

  • Release Date: 2012-09-04
  • Genre: Politics & Current Events


The Terrorism Lectures is a collection of timely and engaging lessons directly from the classroom of terrorism expert James J.F. Forest. The book and accompanying online materials delve into the history of terrorism, its root causes, and its many forms and organizations, as well as the frameworks that analysts use to determine the scope of a terrorist threat.

'' enormous service to students and teachers of terrorism alike.''
--—John Horgan, Director, International Center for the Study of Terrorism, Penn State University

''This guided tour through the intellectual landscape of terrorism studies provides an accessible road map for the new-comer and some open-road for the journeyman to explore.''
--—Bill Braniff, Executive Director, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, University of Maryland

''Comprehensive, logically structured, up-to-date, and highly accessible, The Terrorism Lectures is a fantastic work of synthesis, massive in both scope and insights.''
--—Assaf Moghadam, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, and author of The Globalization of Martyrdom

''Forest has created a comprehensive yet incredibly accessible resource—one that serves as an exceptional learning tool while also providing the reader with a conversational experience that stretches across the various dimensions and aspects of terrorism. 
--—Jennifer Giroux, Center of Security Studies, ETH Zurich

''--Dr. James Forest is one of the most prolific contemporary authors on terrorism and counterterrorism topics and his latest offering—The Terrorism Lectures—is his best. ... [It] provides the reader with a personal tutorial delivered by one of the nation's most articulate and gifted lecturers.''
--—Russell D. Howard, Brigadier General (Retired) and Adjunct Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the Monterey Institute of International Studies

''This is a great, very accessible overview for students of terrorism studies!''
—--Annette Idler, Doctoral Candidate, University of Oxford