Recommended Reading

The following publications provide discussions on terrorist objectives and methods:

Bergen, Peter L. Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.

Berko, Anat. The Path to Paradise: The Inner World of Suicide Bombers. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2009.

Cragin, Kim, et al. Sharing the Dragon’s Teeth: Terrorist Groups and the Exchange of New Technologies. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2007.

Dolnik, Adam. Understanding Terrorist Innovation: Technology, Tactics, and Global Trends. London: Routledge, 2007.

Frantz, Douglas, and Catherine Collis. The Nuclear Jihadist: The True Story of the Man Who Sold the World’s Most Dangerous Secrets—And How We Could Have Stopped Him. New York: Twelve Books, 2007.

Glucklich, Ariel. Dying for Heaven: Holy Pleasure and Suicide Bombers. New York: HarperOne, 2009.

Hafez, Mohammed M. Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2007.

Janczewski, Lech J., and Andrew M. Colarik, eds. Cyber Warfare and Cyber Terrorism. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, 2008.

Katz, Samuel M. The Hunt for the Engineer: How Israeli Agents Tracked the Hamas Master Bomber. New York: Fromm International, 2001.

Levi, Michael. On Nuclear Terrorism. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009.

Mueller, Robert. Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism From Hiroshima to Al Qaeda. New York: Routledge, 2009.

Oliver, Anne Marie, and Paul F. Steinberg. The Road to Martyrs’ Square: A Journey Into the World of the Suicide Bomber. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Pape, Robert Anthony. Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism. New York: Random House, 2005.

Powell, William. The Anarchist Cookbook. New York: Lyle Stuart, 1971; assigned to Barricade Books, 1989.

Ranstorp, Magnus, and Magnus Normark, eds. Unconventional Weapons and International Terrorism: Challenges and a New Approach. New York: Routledge, 2009.

Stern, Jessica. The Ultimate Terrorists. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999.

Thornton, Rod. Asymmetric Warfare: Threat and Response in the Twenty-first Century. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2007.

Tucker, Jonathan B., ed. Toxic Terror: Assessing Terrorist Use of Chemical and Biological Weapons. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2000.

Zubay, Geoffrey, et al., eds. Agents of Bioterrorism: Pathogens and Their Weaponization. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005.