The chapter begins with an examination of some general trends and data on suicide terrorism. It highlights US foreign policy after the events of September 11, 2001. The chapter examines the major differences between the Bush and Obama administrations with regard to combatting terrorism and violent extremism. Next, the chapter focuses on the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). This work concludes with an examination of the Obama administration’s strategy for combatting violent extremism and highlights the discourse of leading politicians regarding this issue.
- Foreign Policy
- Middle East
- National Security
- Human Trafficking
- Bush Administration
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Fonseca, B., Rosen, J.D. (2017). Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism. In: The New US Security Agenda. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-50194-9_5
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