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By Angel Rabasa, Peter Chalk, Kim Cragin, Sara A. Daly, HEather S. Gregg

Examines violent terrorist teams that, whereas no longer officially allied with al-Qaeda, may perhaps pose a probability to american citizens now or sooner or later and to the safety of our pals and allies. The authors exhibit how terrorists use felony businesses and connections to finance their actions, they usually establish exact recommendations to neutralize or mitigate those threats.

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Some represent deadly threats to the states that they seek to subvert; others, like Hezbollah, could suddenly emerge as global threats. S. S. Air Force In Part 1, we discussed the use of air power as an option to attack terrorists in difficult or inhospitable terrain, as well as the use of air transport in counterterrorist or counterinsurgency operations in countries with widely dispersed populations and poor land transportation infrastructure. These considerations apply as well to many of the cases discussed in this volume, with the difference that, with the exception of the Iraqi insurgency, the United States is not—and as a general principle should not—be involved in direct military operations against these groups.

S. government. S. targets, however unlikely that may be. Environmental Factors Several environmental factors influence Hamas’s choice of tactics, targets, and strategic objectives. The primary influence, as discussed above, appears to be its relationship with local Palestinian communities and, to some extent, the Palestinian diaspora. But there are other important factors. For example, during the Gulf War, Arafat chose to side with Saddam Hussein. Hamas leaders, in contrast, openly criticized Saddam’s occupation of Kuwait.

7 Marwan Barghouti, quoted in “Hizballah Lends Its Services to the Palestinian Intifada” (2001). 8 At the same time, the group maintains its armed wing, conducting some limited attacks on Israeli forces and supplying military aid to Palestinian groups. With the advent of the second (al-Aqsa) intifada9 (2000–2004), Hezbollah also appeared to take a greater—or at least more direct— role in the Palestinian conflict with Israel. Although Hezbollah had provided weapons and training in the past, some believe it was also beginning to provide some strategic direction to Palestinian groups as well as helping various factions match needs with skills.

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