Chapter 15: What Next? The Future of Terrorism
Cubukcu and Forst report and discuss research on the nature of biases found in open source terrorism databases. A longitudinal historical dataset on domestic terrorism in Europe is presented and discussed by Jan Oskar Engene. Heng and McDonough discuss the need to develop new analytical frameworks for examining options for countering terrorism. Karin Jordan assesses two crisis intervention techniques available to counselors when catastrophic events occur. Policy alternatives to the war on terrorism are presented and evaluated by Arnd Jürgensen. In Matthew Kemp’s article, an interesting analysis is made of parallels between the modern war on terrorism and the French war in Algeria (1954-1962). Mitton discusses the future regional impact of his posited failure of NATO in Afghanistan on the Pakistan-India rivalry. Jo Morgan analyzes and critiques the utility of American approaches to hate crime legislation as they pertain to Australia. Oliverio and Lauderdale suggest avenues for future research on terrorism. According to Jacek Salij moral suasion, rather than legalistic reactions, is the best approach for counteracting terrorism. Patricia Sullivan discusses the question of why seemingly powerful nations lose limited wars. Gavin Weedon discusses anti-war protest and resistance from within the ranks of the military and veterans.
Journal Article 15.1: Cubukcu, Suat and Brian Forst. “Measuring Terrorism.” Homicide Studies 22:1 (2018).
Journal Article 15.3: Heng, Yee-Kuang and Kenneth McDonagh. “After the ‘War on Terror’: Regulatory States, Risk Bureaucracies and the Risk-Based Governance of Terror.” International Relations 25 (September 2011).
Journal Article 15.4: Jordan, Karin. “Providing Crisis Counseling to New Yorkers After the Terrorist Attack on the World Trade Center.” Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families 10:2 (April 2002).
Journal Article 15.5: Jürgensen, Arnd. “Terrorism, Civil Liberties, and Preventive Approaches to Technology: The Difficult Choices Western Societies Face in the War on Terrorism.” Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society 24:1 (February 2004).