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H.H.A. Cooper investigates the difficulty in defining terrorism within the context of the many different approaches to identifying the problem.  Barry Denton contributes an interesting book review on criminological perspectives of terrorism and homeland security.  Stathis Kalyvas offers a definitional analysis of the ethnic war model.  In his discussion of legal conventions which address the problem of terrorism, Zdislaw Galicki investigates legalistic approaches to defining and dealing with terrorism.  The U.S. Department of State and National Intelligence Council reports are useful reviews of the global terrorist environment.

Cooper, H.H.A..  “Terrorism: The Problem of Definition Revisited.”  In American Behavioral Scientist, 44:6 (February 2001).

Denton, Barry D.  “Criminologists on Terrorism and Homeland Security.”  In Criminal Justice Review, vol. 37 (June 2012).

Galicki, Zdzislaw.  “International Law and Terrorism.”  In American Behavioral Scientist, 48:6 (February 2005).

Kalyvas, Stathis N.  “Ethnic Cleavages and Irregular War: Iraq and Vietnam.”  In Politics & Society, 35:2 (June 2007).

United States Department of State.  “Country Reports on Terrorism” and “Patterns of Global Terrorism.”

United States Department of State.  The National Security Strategy of the United States.  March 2006.

United States Department of State.  “White House Counterterrorism Reports.”

United States National Intelligence Council.  National Intelligence Estimate: The Terrorist Threat to the US Homeland.  Washington, D.C. (July 2007).