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A Military Guide to Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
TRADOC Intelligence Support Activity Threats

15 August 2007
Version 5.0

The handbook is a high level terrorism primer that includes an overview of the history of terrorism, descriptions of terrorist behaviors and motivations, a review of terrorist group organizations, and the threat posed to our forces, both in the United States and overseas. Additionally, it provides information on the various terrorist groups, the terrorist planning cycle, operations and tactics, firearms used by terrorists, improvised explosive devices, conventional munitions used by terrorists, and a discussion on weapons of mass destruction. The manual is designed to be used to help train and educate personnel on terrorism and assist units in recognizing the threat they face in planning for operations, both in the Continental United States and overseas.

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