In Terror: The New Theater of War, A. Chaplin applies the guerrilla war theory of Mao Tse-Tung to explain the present phenomenon of terrorism. Although Mao's theory was based on Marxist ideology, various ideological groups have adopted his theory, supporting terrorist activities. By applying Mao's theory to various terrorist groups and terror attacks from around the world, Chaplin's examination will broaden our understanding of the events of September 11, 2001. View Viedo Clip of Dr. Ari Chaplin, author of Terror: The New Theater of War.
A. Chaplin is an Adjunct Professor, teaching Terrorism in the 20th Century, at Mercy College, New York.
Chapter 1 Mao and the Theoretical Foundation of the "Irregular War" Chapter 2 "Irregular War" (Terrorism or Guerrilla Warfare) in Latin America Chapter 3 The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Will the Political Negotiation Replace the Armed Conflict? Chapter 4 How Can We Explain the Events of 11 September 2001? Chapter 5 The Chechens Struggle Against Russia: A Nationalist Conflict Overtaken by the Islamists Chapter 6 Conflict Between Center and Periphery: The Case of the Basque Struggle Against Spain Chapter 7 What Lessons Can Be Learned from the Irish Conflict? Chapter 8 Romania's Popular War Doctrine, Dictators and the Search for Legitimacy: Are There Any Lessons that Can Be Learned from These Experiences? Chapter 9 Conclusion: How Can We Win the War on Terrorism? Chapter 10 Index