Urban Terrorist Operations

  • John B. Wolf
Part of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety book series (CJPS)


The tactics of the terrorist are particularly effective in urban areas, although many of the most frequently quoted guerrilla theorists express an almost pathological fear of the city. Castro believed that “the city was the cemetery of revolutionaries.”1


Political Violence Incumbent Regime Armed Struggle Modern Warfare Urban Fighting 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • John B. Wolf
    • 1
  1. 1.John Jay College of Criminal JusticeThe City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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