Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Willing to Die: Palestinian suicide bombers


ABC News (2003). What Is Hamas?

American Israel Public Affairs Committee (April 2002). The Support Network of Palestinian Homicide bombers.

Atran, Scott (2004). Understanding Suicide Terrorism: Genesis and Future of Suicide Terrorism.

BBC News (January 2004). Bomber Art Attack Furore Spreads.

BBC News (July 2003). Profile: Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades.

Beres, Louis Rene (December 2001). Understanding Terror: The Sacrificial Bases of Palestinian Bombers.

Blue Oceans. The Psychology of Terror: The Mindset of the Terrorist.

Bortin, Meg (June 2003). Muslims Lament Israels Existence. International Herald Tribune.

Daily Policy Digest (May 2003). The Motivation for Terrorism. Terrorism Issues/Terrorism.

Fighel, Yoni (October 2003). Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Female Homicide bombers. ICT. .

Ganor, Boaz (2003). Israeli Counter-Terrorist Activity. ICT.

Greene, Richard Allen (2002). Suicide bombing is here to stay.. JTA News.

Himmel, Martin (March 2002). Making Martyrs. PBS Online News Hour.

Huson, Rex A. (September 1999). The Sociology and Psychology of Terrorism: Who Becomes a Terrorist and Why? A report prepared under an interagency agreement by the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress.

Jaber, Hala. Inside the world of the Palestinian suicide bomber. Jordan Times.

Jewish Virtual Library (2004). Fatah.

Jewish Virtual Library (2003). Potential Threats to Israel: Palestinian Terrorist Groups.     

Jun, Lina (2001). The Madness of Martyrdom.

Kimhi, Shaul and Even, Shmuel (September 2003). Who are the Palestinian Suicide Terrorists? Strategic Assessment; Vol. 6, no. 2. Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University.

Levy-Barzilai (October 2003). Ticking Bomb.

Litvak, Meir (November 2002). Palestinian Islamic Jihad-Background Information. Jewish Virtual Library.

Mansdorf, Irwin J. (April 2003). The Psychological Framework of Suicide Terrorism. Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.

Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (December 2003). Poll Number 10. Survey Research Unit.

Pape, Robert A. (August 2003). The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism. American Political Science Review. Vol. 97, No. 3.

Plotz, David (August 2003). The Logic of Assassination: Why Israeli Murders and Palestinian Suicide Bombings Make Sense.  

Shuman, Ellis (June 2001). What Makes Homicide bombers Tick?

Stahl, Julie (January 2004). Drop in Terror Attacks Due to Israeli Counter-Terrorism Measures, Report Says. CNS News. .

Tal, Nachman (June 2002). Suicide Attacks: Israel and Islamic Terrorism. Strategic Assessment; Vol. 5, no. 1. Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies Tel Aviv University.

The Associated Press (January 2004). Key Facts About Hamas Founder Sheik Ahmed Yassin.

Toolis, Kevin (October 2003). Why Women Turn to Suicide Bombing. The Observer.  

United States Department of State (April 2003). Patterns of Global Terrorism.

Westcott, Kathryn (October 2000). Who are Hamas? BBC News Online. (2003 ). The Psychology Behind Terrorism.

World Tribune (November 2003). Palestinian Homicide bombers Have Better Than Average Educations.

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