Sensing & Surviving Terrorism



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This reference publication gives an overview of terrorism, explains antiterrorism individual protective measures, and
what to do if taken hostage.

There are three perspectives of terrorism: the terrorist’s, the victim’s, and the general public’s. The phrase “one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter” is a view terrorists themselves would accept. Terrorists do not see themselves as evil. They believe they are legitimate combatants, fighting for what they believe in, by whatever means possible. A victim of a terrorist act sees the terrorist as a criminal with no regard for human life. The general public’s view is the most unstable. The terrorists take great pains to foster a “Robin Hood” image in hope of swaying the general public’s point of view toward their cause.

This is a wonderful resource from the JVB Militaria Library that you can have on your phone. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader