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Compensation for the Victims of September 11

Samuel Issacharoff and Anna Morawiec Mansfield

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The September 11th Victims Compensation Fund can only hesitatingly find its place within a comprehensive study of reparation programs. While the origin of the Fund lies in the political exigencies ... More


Al‐Qaeda, September 11, 2001

Stephen Holmes

in Making Sense of Suicide Missions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199276998
eISBN:
9780191707735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276998.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Many of the key actors in the 9/11 drama articulated their grievances using archaic religious language. But the very fact that the code involved is ancient while the behaviour that needs to be ... More


Weapons of Mass Destruction

Robert Wuthnow

in Be Very Afraid: The Cultural Response to Terror, Pandemics, Environmental Devastation, Nuclear Annihilation, and Other Threats

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730872
eISBN:
9780199777389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730872.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on how the 9/11 attacks merged with and animated the discussion of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). By the first anniversary of 9/11, public officials and commentators were ... More


Waging War on Terror

Robert Wuthnow

in Be Very Afraid: The Cultural Response to Terror, Pandemics, Environmental Devastation, Nuclear Annihilation, and Other Threats

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730872
eISBN:
9780199777389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730872.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the threat of peril driven home to Americans by the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York and Washington. Moral responsibility in 2001 reflected how it had come to be ... More


Where Do We Go From Here? The Evacuation of City Centres and the Communication of Public Health Risk From Extreme Threats

Denis Fischbacher-Smith, Moira Fischbacher-Smith, and David BaMaung

in Risk Communication and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562848
eISBN:
9780191722523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562848.003.07
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Several elements of terrorist attacks fall within the remit of public health medicine, including mass casualties requiring treatment, information regarding hazard exposure, maintenance of medical ... More


Where Do We Go from Here?

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This short introductory chapter provides a brief analysis of the high‐yield (junk bond) market in the USA in 2001 and 2002, discussing the multitude of influences upon it, including the September 11, ... More


The End of the Games: Germany, the Middle East, and the Terrorist Attack

Kay Schiller and Christopher Young

in The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262133
eISBN:
9780520947580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262133.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the relationship regarding sports between Germany and Israel and how it affected the Munich Games. It notes that in the mid-1960s, Germany's delicate balance between its moral ... More


9/11 and the Literature of Terror

Martin Randall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638529
eISBN:
9780748651825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638529.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book explores the fiction, poetry, theatre and cinema that have represented the 9/11 attacks. Works by Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, Don DeLillo, Simon Armitage and Mohsin Hamid are discussed in ... More


Global Alert: The Rationality of Modern Islamist Terrorism and the Challenge to the Liberal Democratic World

Boaz Ganor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172127
eISBN:
9780231538916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172127.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book describes the motivations that lead to modern Islamist terrorism and the different stages in the execution of a terrorist attack. Challenging the certainty that liberal democratic values ... More


Understanding the Rationale behind Different Types of Terrorist Attacks

Boaz Ganor

in Global Alert: The Rationality of Modern Islamist Terrorism and the Challenge to the Liberal Democratic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172127
eISBN:
9780231538916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172127.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter demonstrates the rationale behind terrorism by explicating why and under what circumstances a terrorist organization may choose to use a given tactic, since terrorist organizations are ... More


The USA' ‘High Value Detainees’ Model

Yuval Ginbar

in Why Not Torture Terrorists?: Moral, Practical, and Legal Aspects of the "Ticking Bomb" Justification for Torture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199540914
eISBN:
9780191716256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540914.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes and analyzes the ‘high value detainees’ (HVD) model of quasi-legalized torture in the USA's war on terror following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Initially its legal basis ... More


Terrorism is also Disrupting Some Crucial Legal Categories of International Law

Antonio Cassese

in The Human Dimension of International Law: Selected Papers of Antonio Cassese

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232918
eISBN:
9780191696572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232918.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The terrorist attack of 11 September has had atrocious effects not only at the human, psychological, and political level. It is also having shattering consequences for international law. It is ... More


Strengthening the public health system

C. William Keck and Marguerite A. Erme

in Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses strengthening of the public health system. It reviews the evolution of the public health system in the United States, describes the strengths and deficiencies in the system ... More


The Practical Aspects of an Islamist Terrorist Organization’s Rationale

Boaz Ganor

in Global Alert: The Rationality of Modern Islamist Terrorism and the Challenge to the Liberal Democratic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172127
eISBN:
9780231538916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172127.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter presents an in-depth analysis of the root and instrumental causes and goals underlying Islamist terrorism. To understand Islamist-jihadist terrorism in general, and the phenomenon of ... More


From Shock to Terror

in Civic War & the Corruption of the Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226522081
eISBN:
9780226522104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226522104.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter, which discusses the transition of shock to terror in the experience of the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States, highlights the possibility that the so-called terrorists' ... More


Responding to WMD Terrorism Threats: The Role of Insurance Markets

Dwight Jaffee and Thomas Russell

in WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012980
eISBN:
9780262259064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012980.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyzes the issues arising in the provision of insurance against WMD terrorist attacks and evaluates alternative solutions for the United States. The chapter is organized as follows. ... More


How Globalization Amplifies the Terrorist Threat

Steve A. Yetiv

in The Petroleum Triangle: Oil, Globalization, and Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450020
eISBN:
9780801463396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450020.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses how globalization generates nodes vulnerable to terrorist attacks and creates the potential that attacks will produce major consequences. It explains the butterfly effect, ... More


11 September 2001: a new perspective unfolds

Charlotte Wagnsson

in Security in a Greater Europe: The Possibility of a Pan-European Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078828
eISBN:
9781781701638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078828.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The 11 September 2001 case serves to illuminate important dividing lines and convergences among the European actors. For many, it signified a paradigm shift after which international interaction ... More


Introduction: Eyewitnesses, Conspiracies and Baudrillard

Martin Randall

in 9/11 and the Literature of Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638529
eISBN:
9780748651825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638529.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the impact of the events of 9/11 on the present day. It identifies the various responses to terrorist attacks, which include eyewitness reports that gave ... More


Nonforcible Intervention in the Ottoman Macedonian Provinces (1903–08)

Davide Rodogno

in Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151335
eISBN:
9781400840014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151335.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the European powers' nonforcible intervention in the Ottoman provinces of Macedonia during the period 1903–1908. Like the case of Crete, the European governments' intervention ... More


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