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Simple Models to Explore Deterrence and More General Influence in the War with Al-Qaeda Paul K. Davis

Simple Models to Explore Deterrence and More General Influence in the War with Al-Qaeda

Paul K. Davis

Published September 16th 2010
ISBN : 9780833049797
Paperback
36 pages
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Deterring terrorism is best approached as part of a broad effort to influence all elements of a terrorist system, and simple, conceptual models of decisionmaking can help in understanding how to affect others1 behavior. The paper lays out a theory ofMoreDeterring terrorism is best approached as part of a broad effort to influence all elements of a terrorist system, and simple, conceptual models of decisionmaking can help in understanding how to affect others1 behavior. The paper lays out a theory of how to use influence to affect elements of a terrorist system, touching on root causes, individual motivation, public support, and likely factors in the decisionmaking of terrorist organizations.