in Cutting the Fuse

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780226645605
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226645643 | DOI:

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This chapter, which examines suicide terrorism campaigns in Lebanon and their relation to Israel's military occupation of the country, analyzes the origins of the conflict, the trajectory of suicide attacks, and the terrorist groups' operational patterns and weapon tactics. It also describes the demographic profile of the suicide bombers, and highlights the support of the Lebanese people for martyrdom and the aims of the terrorist groups.

Keywords: suicide terrorism; Lebanon; Israel; operational patterns; suicide bombers; martyrdom; terrorist groups

Chapter.  8327 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: International Relations

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