Mishandling suicide terrorism

@article{Atr2004MishandlingST,
  title={Mishandling suicide terrorism},
  author={Scott Atr},
  journal={The Washington Quarterly},
  year={2004},
  volume={27},
  pages={65 - 90}
}
  • Scott Atr
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • Psychology
  • The Washington Quarterly
Suicide terrorism is becoming more prominent as well as more frequently motivated by religion. To attract potential recruits away from jihadist martyrdom requires addressing basic grievances, not applying military force. Those root causes and how to address them, however, are woefully misunderstood. 
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