John Lennon

Subject: Music

B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

International Organization and Terrorism

International Organization and Terrorism   Reference library

Peter Romaniuk

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
10,893 words

...“top down” phenomenon. The evolving nature of terrorist violence has reinvigorated the debate on how to reduce the appeal of extremism to would-be terrorists ( Aldis and Herd 2006 ; Bjørgo and Horgan 2008 ), and how to utilize “soft power” more effectively in dissuading them ( Lennon 2003 ). Intuitively, IOs offer useful fora through which such initiatives can be advanced. It is no small irony that the UN General Assembly – once the preferred forum to defend the use of violence by “national liberation movements” – has come closer than other IOs to acting on...