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Understanding suicide terrorism in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

S. Y. Surendra Kumar

Understanding suicide terrorism in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

by S. Y. Surendra Kumar

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Published by Regional Centre for Strategic Studies in Colombo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism,
  • Suicidal behavior,
  • Suicide bombing,
  • Terrorists

  • Edition Notes

    StatementS.Y. Surendra Kumar and Mostafa Mahmud Naser
    SeriesRCSS policy studies -- 48
    ContributionsNaser, Mostafa Mahmud, Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6433.A-ZB.x+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination99 p. ;
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24795188M
    ISBN 109789558051443
    LC Control Number2010317065

      The jihadi bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday are the latest reminder that terrorism is not driven by deprivation or ignorance. As with the cafe attack on foreigners in Dhaka, Bangladesh. concept of suicide terrorism has been explained in the form of 6 lucid chapters. The book opens up with a chapter titled ‘Suicide Terrorism: Delineating the construct.’ This chapter touches upon the difficulties in defining suicide terrorism. It emphasizes on suicide terrorism as a multifaceted phenomenon.

      Suicide terrorism is rising around the world, but the most common explanations do not help us understand why. Religious fanaticism does not explain why the world leader in suicide terrorism is the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka, a group that adheres to a Marxist/Leninist ideology, while existing psychological explanations have been contradicted by the widening range of socio-economic Cited by:   Authorities in India and Bangladesh are investigating activities with possible Islamic State links while Sri Lanka pursues suspects in the bombing that killed people.

      In troubled times such as these the book is worth reading, because it will give you an understanding of terrorism that the news on TV will never offer, but I cannot help but to feel that Bloom fails to explain the people doing the attacks; what's really behind their decision, how the process of creating a suicide bomber works, and what's really /5. Suicide attacks have become a modality of terrorism of increasing application among extremist groups. During the last three decades this phenomenon has emerged in many countries around the world, including Lebanon, Israel, Sri Lanka, Iraq, United States, Spain, United Kingdom, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Algeria, Morocco, Turkey, Chechnya, Uzbekistan, etc.


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Understanding suicide terrorism in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka by S. Y. Surendra Kumar Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title = "Understanding suicide terrorism in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka", abstract = "Suicide attack, though not a new phenomenon, is the most virulent and horrifying form of terrorism that endangers the safety of the world by: 1.

Understanding suicide terrorism in Bangladesh and sri lanka S. SuRendRA KuMAR Lecturer, Department of Political Science Bangalore University Bangalore, India and MoStAfA MAHMud nASeR Assistant Professor, Department of Law University of Chittagong Chittagong, Bangladesh REGIONAL CENTRE FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES COLOMBO.

Understanding Suicide Terrorism and Bangladesh and Sri Lanka S.Y Surendra Kumar Lecturer- Department of Political Science, Bangalore University, India. Mostafa Mahmud Naser Assistant Professor- Department of Law, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Book Description. Understanding Suicide Terrorism aims to explore the different aspects involved in suicide terrorism for a better understanding of the tactic which has become a global phenomenon and threat book aims to help inform holistic policy making by tracing the evolution of the use of suicide as a weapon in conflict and the emergence of modern-day suicide terrorism.

The book is a comprehensive compilation of articles by experts in the field of suicide terrorism from across the world and across disciplines with a focus on suicide missions. Understanding suicide terrorism in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Suicide attack has overturned the traditional concepts of terrorist attacks. When a suicide attack occurs in any country, it seems to be a slap not only to the state structure of that particular country, but also to humanity and civilization of the world community at large Author: S.

Surendra Kumar and Mostafa Mahmud Naser. overviews the emerging suicide terrorist – threat scenario and purpose behind such attacks. The second part deals with suicide terrorism in Sri Lanka, focusing on attacks carried out by the LTTE.

The third part focuses on the Black Tigers, their motivations and the role of women. The fourth part analyses the psychological and. Suicide attack has overturned the traditional concepts of terrorist attacks.

When a suicide attack occurs in any country, it seems to be a slap not only to the state structure of that particular Author: Karla Cunningham. Terrorism in Sri Lanka has been a highly destructive phenomenon during the periods of the Sri Lankan Civil War (–) and the first and second JVP insurrections ( and –89, respectively).

A common definition of terrorism is the systematic use or threatened use of violence to intimidate a population or government for political, religious, or ideological goals. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in Sri Lanka -a non-Muslim and non-religious group -accounted for 60 percent of the world's suicide attacks between and (Sprinzak ).

Sri Lanka is a Buddhist-majority country, with just 6% of the population adhering to the Catholic faith. Muslims make up 10% of the total population. "Local Islamist groups are not very strong in.

In the s suicide terrorism was witnessed in Lebanon, Kuwait and Sri Lanka. In the s it had spread to Israel, India, Panama, Algeria, Pakistan, Argentina, Croatia, Turkey, Tanzania and Kenya. Understanding Suicide Terrorism aims to explore the different aspects involved in suicide terrorism for a better understanding of the tactic which has become a global phenomenon and threat today.

The book aims to help inform holistic policy making by tracing the evolution of the use of suicide as a weapon in conflict and the emergence of modern-day suicide terrorism.

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Sri Lanka The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) is the only terrorist group which once possessed its own ‘Military’ – Tigers (infantry), Sea Tigers (sea wing) and Air Tigers (Air Wing), in the world, began its armed campaign in Sri Lanka for a.

Understanding Female Suicide Terrorism in Sri Lanka through a Constructivist Lens. Matthew P. Dearing. Suicide terrorism has been an increasing phenomenon with global implications since the s. There have been over 1, suicide attacks globally,[1] most emanating from Islamic fundamentalist organizations.[2].

Understanding Suicide Terrorism And How To Stop It The willingness of terrorists to give their lives has proven to be highly effective and difficult to stop. But in a new book. Terrorism and society. Understanding Female Suicide Terrorism in Sri Lanka through a Constructivist Lens [open pdf - KB] "Most analysts agree that Tamil suicide attacks were used primarily as special weapons to infiltrate tightly controlled military : Dearing.

Matthew P. Through a close analysis of suicide campaigns by Al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Lebanon, Israel, Chechnya, and Sri Lanka, the authors provide powerful new evidence that, contrary to popular and dangerously mistaken belief, only a tiny minority of these attacks are motivated solely by by:   Understanding the strategic logic of suicide terrorism Discussion in 'Social The leading instigator of suicide attacks is the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka, a Marxist-Leninist group whose members are from Hindu families but who are adamantly opposed to religion.

from the University of Chicago, has produced a book on that study called Dying. The Tamil Tigers were founded in as a Marxist, ethnic Tamil, Hindu separatist group seeking independence from the Sinhalese Buddhist majority in Sri Lanka.

Their Black Tiger division trained to launch suicide attacks against Sri Lankan political leaders, military targets and civilians (Pape, ; Winkates, ). Since Septemresearch on terrorism has increasingly focused on suicide terrorism. Though the number of terrorist attacks has decreased since the mid’s,[1]fatalities have dramatically increased because of a rise in especially lethal suicide attacks by individuals on behalf of terrorist organizations.[2] Conference Presenters Dr.

Andrew Silke, University of East London.Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan India Maldives Nepal Pakistan Sri Lanka Datasheet Zone Wise Insurgency North East Islamist/Other Conflicts Maoist Insurgency Jammu & Kashmir Punjab.All these reasons doubtless account for the spread of suicide terrorism from the Middle East to Sri Lanka and Turkey, Argentina and Chechnya, Russia and Algeria—and to the United States.