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Terrorism became a hot topic in the 1980s, and as a result the number of publications devoted to the subject far outweighed the merit of their contents. Start studying understanding terrorism learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Definition and origins of terrorism in their own words: voices of jihad, compilation and commentary david aaron isbn-13: 9780833044020 (paper) rand corporation, 2008.
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