A car bombing in Spain, an elementary school invasion in the Caucasus region, or an assassination in Pakistan - today's global media and technology enable people the world over to instantly hear of terrorist attacks as they occur. What used to be reported only in local news now reaches all corners of the globe in minutes. Thus, terrorist organizations receive unprecedented public exposure for their seemingly random acts of violence. ""Terrorism and Security"" provides insights on the evolution of modern terrorism and describes its effects on global society, such as the origins of suicide bombing and the effects European political ideologies had on former colonies that are now used to fuel conflicts and terrorist activity. Student researchers will find this essential new offering a solid foundation for knowledge about contemporary terrorism and security.