Book title: INFLUENCE WARFARE: How Terrorists and Governments Fight to Shape Perceptions in a War of Ideas (*FOR SALE IN INDIAN SUB-CONTINENT ONLY*)
Author(s): James J.F.Forest
ISBN: 9780313347313
Publication Year: 2010
Binding: HB
Pages: 412
Price: Rs. 1295
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 Overview

About the Book:

Perceptions frame reality. Terrorists, insurgents, and Criminals have become adept at Shaping Perceptions among multiple audiences using an electronic communications infrastructure. .In this technological age, media and the Internet are becoming the battlefields on which these groups fight to further their strategic objectives within the global community.

In an era where anyone can have access to the Internet or other media forms that make widespread communication easy, terrorists and insurgents can spread their massages with complete freedom, creating challenges for national security. Influence Warfare: How Terrorists and Governments Fight to Shape Perceptions in a War of Ideas focuses on the core of the ongoing struggle for strategic influence and, particularly, how states can counter the role media and the Internet play in radicalizing new agents of terrorism. 



About the Author:

 JAMES J.F. FOREST is Director is Terrorism Studies and Associate Professor in the Combating Terrorism center at west Point. He has published over ten books on terrorism and counterterrorism, in addition to numerous articles and commentaries including, Countering Terrorism and Insurgency in the 21st Century: International Perspectives (Praeger  Security International, 2007), Homeland  Security: Protecting Americas Targets (Praeger Security  International, 2006 ), and The Making of a Terroist: Recruitment, Training, and Root Causes (Praeger Security International , 2005 ).

 


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