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Hostage-taking terrorism

Alastair C. MacWillson

Hostage-taking terrorism

incident-response strategy.

by Alastair C. MacWillson

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL15000007M
ISBN 100333556151

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Terrorist Hostage-taking Abstract: Margaret Wilson provides a review of the history of hostage taking, outlining the dynamics and objectives typically seen when terrorists use this tactic. This book is essentially a commentary on the International Convention against the Taking of Hostages,3 which was negotiated within the framework of the United Nations and adopted on 17 December In Part I the author places the Hostages Convention in a broader context and deals with issues such as hostage-taking as a manifestation ofAuthor: Hans-Peter Gasser.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacWillson, Alastair C., Hostage-taking terrorism. Basingstoke: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Hostage taking: Understanding terrorism event dynamics Patrick T. Brandt, Todd Sandler∗ School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, GR 31, W.

Campbell Road, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TXUnited States Received 16 June ; received in revised form 27 June ; accepted 11 July One of the first written accounts of hostage taking can be found in the Book of Genesis, Chap in the Christian Bible.

Around BCELot, nephew of Abram, was taken hostage along with all of his possessions by four warring kings. 1. INTRODUCTION. In his work Aphorisms, Hippocrates wrote that ‘for extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable’. 1 This method seems to have been adopted by states in response to terrorist hostage-taking.

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Most studies on hostage taking date back to the s and s, reflecting the surge of such attacks at that time, are of practical, rather than. In contrast, hostage-taking has been a mainstream terrorist tactic for much longer.

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The use of multi-dimensional scalogram analysis demonstrated that behavior in terrorist hostage taking is highly structured. Behavioral similarities between incidents carried out by the same.

Terrorist Hostage Taking v. Criminal Kidnapping For Private Ransom: For the purposes of this subchapter: (1) Hostage taking refers to terrorism cases in which a person is seized or detained with the threat to kill, injure, or continue to detain the person in order to compel a third-person or governmental organization to do, or to abstain from doing, at act as an explicit or implicit.

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(c) As used in this section, the term “national of the United States” has the meaning given such term in section (a)(22) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C.

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history, events following the seizure of the American embassy in Tehran by Iranian students on Nov. 4, The overthrow of Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlevi of Iran by an Islamic revolutionary government earlier in the year had led to a steady deterioration in Iran-U.S.

relations. In response to the exiled shah's admission (Sept., ) to the United. Since then there have been many other studies reporting assaults, hostage taking, rapes, robbery, and other violent acts in the health care and community settings.

During the s, homicide became the leading occupational cause of death for females and the second leading cause, after motor vehicle accidents, for men in the USA. Empirical investigations of hostage-taking as a terrorism strategy have been done by Brandt and Sandler () and Gaibulloev and Sandler ().

In the former, a. Probability of Hostage Fatality in Hostage-Taking Terrorism: Negotiation Option and Characteristics of Negotiators (From Understanding and Responding to the Terrorism Phenomenon: A Multi-Dimensional Perspective, P. Council of Europe. Committee of Ministers.

() Measures to be taken in pdf of kidnapping followed by a ransom demand Strasbourg: Council of Europe Crelinsten,R.D. & Szabo, D. () Hostage-taking Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books Davidson, A.

J. () Kidnapped: true stories of twelve Irish hostages Dublin: Gill & Macmillan.Acts of bombing and assassination may rank high consistently, while hostage taking rests much lower on the scale (Antokol ).

Despite its relative lack of frequency however, hostage taking is an important form of terrorism, distinct from other forms.This statistic shows the number of hostages taken by terrorists in the ten countries where the most terrorist attacks occurred inby country.