Accession Number:

ADA170436

Title:

The Future Course of International Terrorism,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

International terrorism emerged as a problem in the late 1960s and despite increased government efforts to combat it, terrorism remains a serious problem in the 1980s. Will terrorism continue Yes. The author concludes that 1 Probably it will increase 2 Large-scale incidents will become more common 3 At the same time, he doesnt think terrorism will enter the mindboggling world of high technology or mass destruction 4 In terms of tactics, targets, and weapons, terrorism will be for the foreseeable future a continuation of the past 5 States will continue to exploit terrorism--to use it for their own purposes. We may enter a protracted worldwide guerrilla war and 6 And terrorists will create crises, forcing government and corporations to divert more and more sources toward combatting them.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE