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Palestinian secular terrorism

Yonah Alexander

Palestinian secular terrorism

profiles of Fatah, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command and the Democratic Front for the Liberatiom of Palestine

by Yonah Alexander

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Published by Transnational Publishers in Ardsley, NY .
Written in English


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StatementYonah Alexander.
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LC ClassificationsDS
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 235 p. ;
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22557441M
ISBN 101571053077

Armed conflict, Assistance, Casualties, Gaza Strip, Human rights and international humanitarian law, Inalienable rights of the Palestinian people, Incidents, Legal issues, NGOs/Civil Society.   The interviews shed light on the women's pathways to terrorism, the roles that they play in terrorist activity, and the aftermath of their security offenses within Palestinian society and culture. The study underlines the “no return” option and “no win” situation that Palestinian women who embark on terrorist activities by:


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For the fourth volume of terrorist group profiles we have selected several major Palestinian secular groups. Fatah (meaning "conquest"), formed by Yasser Arafat inis the largest body within the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO). Currently, Fatahâ s Tanzim, Fo the al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades, and other affiliate groups are 1/5(1).

The aim of this book, like the earlier volumes on al-Qaida, the ETA, Hamas, and Islamic Jihad, is not to glorify terrorist movements. Rather it is designed to provide an easily accessible reference for academics, policy makers, reporters, and other interested individuals on the Author: Yonah Alexander.

Arab Sunnis returning from fighting the Soviet occupation in Afghanistan as well as various Palestinian groups such as Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad inaugurated a new phase in religion-inspired terrorism. 'Azzam spun a mystique of invincibility around the Muslim warrior following the Palestinian secular terrorism book Union's defeat in by:   Trump will meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas this coming week.

One item that ought to be on the agenda is a scarcely known feature of Author: Thane Rosenbaum. Palestinian Religious Terrorism: Hamas And Islamic Jihad by Yonah Alexander (Senior Fellow and Director, International Center for Terrorism Studies, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, and Director, Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies) is a straightforward, authoritative presentation of the history, composition, organization, and workings of the Islamic terrorist organization by: Get this from a library.

Palestinian secular terrorism: profiles of Fatah, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command and the Democratic Front for the Liberatiom of Palestine.

[Yonah Alexander]. Secular terrorism Palestinian secular terrorism book perpetrated to bring about the fulfilment of a socio-economic goal leaving scope for dialogue and discourse, whereas Non-secular terrorism has a transcendental dimension to it.

The latter is extreme and considers death and destruction as the only possible way out. Palestinian political violence refers to acts of violence undertaken to further the political objectives of Palestinians in their fight for self-determination.

These objectives include advancement of the Palestinian right of return, the "liberation of Palestine", and the establishment of a Palestinian state, either in place of both Israel and.

Founding. At its first summit meeting in Cairo inthe Arab League initiated the creation of an organization representing the Palestinian people.

The Palestinian National Council convened in Jerusalem on 28 May Concluding this meeting the PLO was founded on 2 June Its stated goal was the "liberation of Palestine" through armed struggle. Chairman: Mahmoud Abbas. Terrorism has been a feature of life in Israel since even before the country’s establishment in According to data maintained by the Israeli government, as of approximately 3, people have died in terrorist attacks in Israel’s history — the bulk of them victims of politically motivated violence perpetrated by figure does not include civilian victims of.

Defining and Distinguishing Secular and Religious Terrorism. by Heather S. Gregg. Abstract. Religious terrorism is typically characterised as acts of unrestrained, irrational and indiscriminant violence, thus offering few if any policy options for counterterrorism measures.

"Palestinian people" were invented in by Egyptian terrorist, Yasir Arafat to get more traction and finances for his terrorist group PLO. Why do we continue perpetuating this : Bassam Tawil. On the other hand, Palestinian terrorism has spawned from a wide scope of different beliefs ranging from secular Palestinians through religious Jihadists.

Jihad literary means struggle in Arabic. These Jihadists and secular terrorists blow themselves up with the belief that they are furthering their cause and feel as if they are warriors. Palestinian Authority Financing of Terrorism; Rocket & Mortar Attacks (Present) Total Fatalities from Attacks (Present) Trends in Palestinian Terrorism (Present) Palestinian Terrorism: Analysis of and Forecast for ; In Palestinian Society.

Concealing Explosives in Toys; Exploiting Children for Terrorism; Export & Import. Palestinian Affairs Tweet Pin It Print This Post Send to Kindle Palestinian Authority Names School After Planner of Munich Olympics Massacre by Staff | pm The Palestinian Authority is naming a school after the mastermind of the Munich Olympics massacre, Palestinian Me Followers:   Palestinian terrorists are not driven by poverty and deprivation, as many have long argued.

Instead, they are driven by hatred for Jews -- because of what their leaders, media and mosques are Author: Bassam Tawil. Israel’s terrorism was rooted mainly from Gush Emunim, “Bloc of the Faithful”. On the other hand, Palestinian terrorism has spawned from a wide scope of different beliefs ranging from secular Palestinians through religious Jihadists.

Jihad literary means struggle in Arabic. The one-state solution, sometimes also called a bi-national state, is a proposed approach to resolving the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Proponents of a unified Israel advocate a single state in Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, with citizenship and equal rights in the combined entity for all inhabitants of all three territories, without regard to ethnicity or religion.

Palestinian Terrorism: No Different Than ISIS and Al Qaeda Accepted dogma is that the Palestinian conflict against Israel is about secular nationalism, the.

Resolution Adopted by the CCAR HAMAS AND THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY Adopted by the th Annual Convention of the Central Conference of American Rabbis San Diego, CA June, “Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it, just as it obliterated others before it The Islamic Resistance Movement.

And despite the fact that he’s suspected in terrorist attacks, Palestinian Christians backed him and threatened more anti-Israel terrorism a/k/a “Christian resistance”: Christian groups in Jerusalem condemned the arrest of Dalyani, describing it as “a barbarous operation” and said it would only increase the strength of Christian.

The reader of Hoffman’s book might be drawn to equating Palestinian and Jewish terrorism, concluding that there is no difference between what the. Altruism and Fatalism: The Characteristics of Palestinian Suicide Terrorists Article (PDF Available) in Deviant Behavior 24(4) July with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Islamic terrorism, Islamist terrorism or radical Islamic terrorism are terrorist acts against civilians committed by violent Islamists who claim a religious motivation. The largest numbers of incidents and fatalities caused by Islamic terrorism have occurred in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Yemen and Syria.

In four Islamic extremist groups were responsible for 74% of. Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An Argument groups engaging in terrorism: the pro-Arafat secular groups insisted that the purpose of their attacks was only to force Israel to Author: Jerome Slater.

Book Reviw Susie Linfield’s, The Lions’ Den: Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky,”(Yale University Press) and Reclaiming Judaism from Zionism: Stories of Personal Transformation, (Olive Branch Press), edited by Carolyn L.

Karcher, published around the same time inare very different books. Linfield’s deeply researched volume surveys with nuance and detail the. In his new book The Making of a Human Bomb: An Ethnography of Palestinian Resistance, Nasser Abufarha examines the phenomena of Palestinian suicide operations.

It is based on extensive fieldwork conducted in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, mostly in and around the northern town of Jenin.

A native of the city, Abufarha interviewed families of suicide bombers, observed. Paul Wilkinson who passed away inwas one of the founders of terrorism studies in the early s and became one of its most prominent experts. In Terrorism Versus Democracy, Dr. Wilkinson continues his assessment of the terrorism threat, which he outlined in his earlier seminal book, Terrorism and the Liberal State, first published in.

In addition, the recent Palestinian uprising is better known as Al-Aqsa Intifada, and it broke out after the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, visited the Temple Mount (the place where Al-Aqsa Mosque is located) on 28 September, Although the Palestinian uprising had secular origins, the justification is, again, religious one.

Palestinian diplomat says his people will resist US proposal until ‘last drop of Palestinian child’s blood’; Fatah member says state along ’67 lines would just be temporary measure.

terrorism, and how gender structures shape perpetrators' discourse and practice Although the sample (n = 14) is small,15 and consists of incarcerated women who may not represent the larger universe of Palestinian women involved in terrorism, the data shed light on the nexus between gender and terrorism as it is played out in Palestinian society.

Religious militants as well as secular nationalist militants exist on both sides of the Arab-Israeli conflict -- most recently and specifically, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Alexander, Yonah. Palestinian Religious Terrorism: Hamas and Islamic Jihad.

Ardsley: Transnational Publishers, Alexander, Yonah. Palestinian Secular Terrorism: Profiles of Fatah, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command and the Democratic Front for the Liberation of : Guy Lowicz.

Actually, Islam clearly forbids suicide, hence, the argument that Islamic religious beliefs are the main cause of suicide terrorism is inherently dubious many suicide attacks have been carried out by secular organizations with little connection to fundamentalist Islam: Palestinian Fatah; the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine; and Cited by: universally accepted” definition of terrorism, which is the following: terrorism is the use of violence to create fear (i.e., terror, psychic fear) for (1) political, (2) religious, or (3) ideo - logical reasons (ideologies are systems of belief derived from worldviews that frame.

Thomas Suárez‘ State of Terror: How terrorism created modern Israel, in my opinion, belongs in the top five most invaluable books on the history of modern Palestine. I have been waiting for this book which fills many gaps.

Notwithstanding extensive reading, my grasp of the Zionist exploits during the British Mandate was minimal. The values of the West are inverted among the ranks of the political left, the people who now rule Europe and (dreadful to say) America. Many voices in the Western world continually insist that captured terrorists must be given a fair trial: they must have lawyers to defend them at tax-payers’ expense; all the safeguards that the rule of law requires, whether in civil or military courts.

Books shelved as islamic-terrorism: Monday Night Jihad by Jason Elam, The Minute War by Janet E. Morris, Islamophobia: Thought Crime of the Totalitari. Israeli Terrorists, Born in the U.S.A.

contingent — relative to the total number of American-Israelis — has joined secular, religious and ultra-Orthodox Israelis, and other more recent Author: Sara Yael Hirschhorn. Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic TitleSince the first airplane hijacking by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in SeptemberMiddle Eastern terrorists have sacrificed innocent human lives in the name of ideology.

From Black September to the Munich Olympics, to the embassy bombing in Beirut, to the devastating attacks of September 11 and beyond. The focus on religion as a major cause of wars, terrorism and other forms of political violence obscures the more secular, mundane and specific causes of .Describing Palestinian political evolution afterKimmerling and Migdal credit Palestinian terrorism with inspiring their liberation struggle and winning international attention.

At the same time, they point out that terrorism created a bloodthirsty stereotype for the Palestinians and the PLO that is still used to challenge their legitimacy.In its early stages the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was dominated by two secular nationalist movements, which marginalized religious practices and institutions.

However, since the early s, it has gradually become a struggle that includes, and some may argue also is led by, fundamentalist parties that justify their national aspirations via religious texts, principles, and : Arie Perliger.