The strategic calculus of terrorism: Substitution and competition in the Israel—Palestine conflict

  title={The strategic calculus of terrorism: Substitution and competition in the Israel—Palestine conflict},
  author={Aaron Clauset and Lindsay L. Heger and Maxwell Young and Kristian Skrede Gleditsch},
  journal={Cooperation and Conflict},
  pages={33 - 6}
Previous work on the dynamics of conflicts where we see terrorism has tended to focus on whether we see shifts in attack mode following government countermeasures. We contend that many factors other than counterinsurgency can influence whether groups resort to terrorism, including competition between groups, as well as their relationship to public opinion and other political events. Hence, understanding terrorist tactics in prolonged conflicts with multiple actors requires us to consider a more… 

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