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Season 2006 Episode 1111

What Terrorists Want

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What Terrorists WantHow can the most powerful country in the world feel so threatened by an enemy infinitely weaker than we are? How can loving parents and otherwise responsible citizens join terrorist movements? How can anyone possibly believe that the cause of Islam can be advanced by murdering passengers on a bus or an airplane?In her new book, groundbreaking scholar Louise Richardson attempts to answer these questions and more. Having grown up in rural Ireland and watched her friends join the Irish Republican Army, Richardson knows from firsthand experience how terrorism can both unite and destroy a community. As a professor at Harvard, she has devoted her career to explaining terrorist movements throughout history and around the globe. In What Terrorists Want: Understanding the Enemy, Containing the Threat, Richardson offers a definition of terrorism, explores its origins and goals, and looks toward the future to ask both what we can expect from terrorists and how we can counter them.The World Affairs Council was founded in 1947 out of the interest generated by the founding of the United Nations in San Francisco in 1945. With over 10,000 members, they are the largest international affairs organization on the west coast.moreless
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