Domestic Terrorism

Domestic Terrorism

by Margaret Haerens

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ISBN-13: 9780737772548
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 10/31/2014
Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? 11

Introduction 14

Chapter 1 How Should the Domestic Terrorism Threat Be Assessed or Defined?

Chapter Preface 19

1 Homegrown Terror Isn't Just Islamist Risa Brooks 21

2 The Definition of Domestic Terrorism Is Too Broad Ms. Smith 26

3 There Are Many Misconceptions About the Threat of Domestic Terrorism Jack Levin 32

4 Domestic Terrorism Is a Persistent Threat in the United States Scott Stewart 37

5 The Threat of Domestic Terrorism Is Often Overlooked Daryl Johnson 44

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 59

Chapter 2 What Groups Present the Greatest Risk of Domestic Terrorism?

Chapter Preface 61

1 Islamic Radicalization Is a Danger to US Security Melvin Bledsoe 64

2 The Threat of Islamic Radicalization Has Been Exaggerated Faiza Patel 71

3 Growing Threat of Extreme Right-Wing Violence Peter Bergen Jennifer Rowland 85

4 Right-Wing Extremists Should Not Be Classified as a Major Threat to US Security Jonah Goldberg 92

5 Lone-Wolf Terrorism Is a Growing Threat Jim Kauri 97

6 The Threat of the Lone-Wolf Terrorist Is Exaggerated Scott Stewart 103

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 112

Chapter 3 How Might the Threat of Domestic Terrorism Be Averted or Prevented?

Chapter Preface 114

1 Profiling Would Help Identify Potential Domestic Terrorists Tim Sorrick 116

2 Profiling Is a Flawed Counterterrorism Policy Elizabeth Goitein Faiza Patel 124

3 Empowering Communities and Local Law Enforcement Is Essential to Counterterrorism Efforts Janet Napolitano 129

4 Better Outreach to the American Muslim Community Should Improve Counterterrorism Efforts Toni Johnson 145

5 Confronting Prejudice and Hate Speech Is Key to Addressing the Domestic Terrorism Threat Kenneth Robinson 155

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 160

Chapter 4 How Should Domestic Terrorism Be Treated?

Chapter Preface 162

1 Why Should I Care That No One's Reading Dzhokhar Tsarnaev His Miranda Rights? Emily Bazelon 164

2 Domestic Terrorism Suspects Should Be Interrogated Before Being Read Their Miranda Rights Daniel Greenfield 169

3 Domestic Terrorists Should Be Prosecuted in Civilian Courts Melanie Getreuer 176

4 Boston Bomber Acted as "Enemy Combatant' Michael M. Rosen 183

5 Different Standards Should Not Be Applied to Different Kinds of Domestic Terrorists Jill Filipovic 189

6 Domestic Terrorists Should Be Charged with Treason Lauren Prunty 195

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 200

For Further Discussion 201

Organizations to Contact 203

Bibliography of Books 209

Index 213

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