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Terrorist Hostage-taking


Margaret Wilson provides a review of the history of hostage taking, outlining the dynamics and objectives typically seen when terrorists use this tactic.

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Wilson, Margaret. 2018. "Terrorist Hostage-taking." In Routledge Handbook of Terrorism and Counterterrorism, ed. Andrew Silke. New York: Routledge. https://books.google.com/books?id=23tqDwAAQBAJ&pg=PT2&dq=%22Routledge+Handbook+of+Terrorism+and+Counterterrorism%22+andrew+silke&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi3kajPz43dAhWIt1kKHUu9AAcQ6AEIJzAA#v=onepage&q&f=false

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