Political Terrorism: The Threat and the Response

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Political Terrorism: The Threat and the Response

By Francis M. Watson
McKay, 1976
248 pp. $10.00
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Watson culls some of the most significant primary studies on the sources of this tactic of protest and change today, and synthesizes the dilemmas posed for open societies in maintaining public order without unduly intruding on individual liberty. Although the discussion of potential nuclear terrorism is somewhat weak, the book offers a good summary for the non-specialist.