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Handbook of Terrorism in the Asia-Pacific

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Rohan Gunaratna and Stefanie Kam

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( | ISBN 9781783269952 | 680 pages | 2016)

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The Handbook of Terrorism in the Asia‐Pacific provides a historical overview of terrorism in the Asia‐Pacific, the evolution of threat, and the present threat faced by countries with the rise of the Islamic State (IS). This is a concise and readable handbook which examines the origins of the current wave of terrorism across countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Northeast Asia and the Pacific, and identifies emerging trends and new forms of terror that have altered the landscape and rendered the region increasingly vulnerable to asymmetric attacks. Comprising of more than 20 chapters, this handbook will be a useful source of reference for undergraduate and graduate students focused on understanding the causes of terrorism and insurgency in the Asia‐Pacific.