Terrorist Financing and Resourcing

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Springer, Feb 14, 2011 - Political Science - 228 pages
A primer to terrorist financing and resourcing, this book examines what terrorist organizations must acquire in order to survive and operate, and describes the various means used to meet these needs. It also observes how terrorism financing and resourcing has evolved since the beginning of the Age of Modern Terrorism.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Terrorism Cannot Live on Idealism Alone
13
3 Terrorist Groups Resourcing Menu
24
4 The Evolution of Terrorism Resourcing
51
5 The Multinationals of Terrorism
63
6 State Sponsored Groups
85
7 Medium Autonomy GroupsFranchises and Bundled Support
99
8 Lone Wolf Groups
121
9 All the RestShell States State Sponsoring Groups and Transnational Corporation Groups
135
10 Conclusions
157
Notes
168
Index
223
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JODI VITTORI is Officer in Charge of Political-Military Analysis in the Air Force Intelligence Analysis Agency, USA. She holds an Undergraduate degree from the United States Air Force Academy, a Masters in Strategic Intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College, and a Ph.D. in International Studies from the University of Denver, USA. During her career, she has taught and published articles on the dynamics of terrorism, terrorism finance, Islam in Africa, and transnational gangs.