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Summary: Comprised of a miniseries featuring three 46 minute episodes, the group of filmmakers interview the global community, ranging from political figures to on-the-street citizen dialogue, in the Western, European, and indigenous Arabic communities. Examines the dominant discourse on terrorism in the United States and Europe, and offers critics an opportunity to respond. The film casts a critical...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arab Film Distribution 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ARA

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Summary: Profiles the terrorist leader of al-Qaida, who orchestrated the attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, and describes his assassination by the U.S. government in May of 2011.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 958.1047 LUS

Warrick, Joby

Summary: "When he succeeded his father in 1999, King Abdullah of Jordan released a batch of political prisoners in the hopes of smoothing his transition to power. Little did he know that among those released was Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a man who would go on to become a terrorist mastermind too dangerous even for al-Qaeda and give rise to an Islamist movement bent on dominating the Middle East. Zarqawi...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 WAR

Kundnani, Arun.

Summary: "Following the killing of Osama bin Laden, polls showed that Americans were more anxious about terrorism than they were before his death. The new front in the War on Terror is the "homegrown enemy," domestic terrorists who have become the focus of sprawling counterterrorism structures of policing and surveillance in the United States, the UK, and across Europe. Based on several years of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.325 KUN

Webb, Glenn

Summary: Examines the development of terrorism, from its earliest history to the present day. It attempts to define terrorism, provides information about the reasons some people resort to terrorism to achieve their political goals, and discusses efforts to preventterrorist attacks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 363 WEB

Bennett, William J. (William John)

Summary: Argues that the concern for political correctness has weakened the resolve of American political leaders to defeat the radical Islamic terrorists who continue to espouse an agenda harmful to the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 BEN

Summary: In The Rise of ISIS, Martin Smith (Gangs of Iraq; Beyond Baghdad) draws on in-depth interviews with Iraqi politicians, and American policymakers and military leaders to explore and explain how the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) became a major force so quickly. What does it mean for the U.S. to be back in Iraq, fighting a new war on terror, less than three years after American troops...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RIS

Summary: Discusses how the USA PATRIOT Act has taken away checks on law enforcement and continues to endanger the civil liberties of all Americans under the guise of being part of the war on terrorism, and how paranoia, fear and racial profiling have led to gross infringements on freedom and democracy without strengthening national security.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Co. 2004

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNC

Bergen, Peter L.

Summary: Since 9/11, some 300 Americans--born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere--have been indicted or convicted of terrorism charges. Some have taken the fight abroad: Americans were among those who planned the attacks in Mumbai, and more recently a dozen US citizens have sought to join ISIS. Others have acted entirely on American soil. What motivates them, how are they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931

Gerges, Fawaz A.

Summary: The Islamic State has stunned the world with its savagery, destructiveness, and military and recruiting successes. What explains the rise of ISIS and what does it portend for the future of the Middle East? In this book, one of the world's leading authorities on political Islam and jihadism sheds new light on these questions as he provides a unique history of the rise and growth of ISIS. Moving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 956 GER

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 SEP

Summary: It traces the events that led McVeigh to that day and recounts the stories of the survivors, first-responders, US Marshals, FBI investigators, and journalists who covered the events. The film provides an in-depth and provocative exploration of the white supremacist, extremist militia movement that rose to prominence in the early 1990s and still makes news today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV OKL

Burke, Jason.

Summary: "Jason Burke is one of the world's leading experts on militant Islam. He embedded with the Kurdish peshmerga (currently at war with ISIS) while still in college. He was hanging out with the Taliban in the late 1990s. He witnessed the bombing of Tora Bora in Afghanistan in 2001 firsthand. With the current emergence of ISIS in Iraq and Syria and the resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 BUR

Coes, Ben

Summary: "When Dewey Andreas finds proof that a black-ops program deep within the Pentagon is providing arms to ISIS in time to stop a new shipment, Isis terrorists take over a Columbia University dorm, capturing nearly five hundred college students and threatening to kill one every hour the shipment is delayed. Andreas is their only hope"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC COE

Darshan-Leitner, Nitsana

Summary: A revelatory account of the cloak-and-dagger Israeli campaign to target the finances fueling terror organizations--an effort that became the blueprint for U.S. efforts to combat threats like ISIS and drug cartels. ISIS boasted $2.4 billion of revenue in 2015, yet for too long the global war on terror overlooked financial warfare as an offensive strategy. "Harpoon," the creation of Mossad legend...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.3 DAR

Summary: Hang on for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime as Jack Bauer unveils darker secrets, faces deadlier conspiracies, and is thrust into more extreme action than ever before! As Day Eight unfolds, Bauer races against the clock to prevent the assassination of a Middle Eastern leader on a vital peace-making mission. Meanwhile, a deadly terrorist threat against New York City intensifies and builds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWE

Kerik, Bernard B.

Summary: When a New York City police commissioner confronts a killer, he discovers a terrorist plot that threatens to bring the worst destruction to the city since the September 11th attacks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Humanix Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KER

Newberger, Stuart H.

Summary: Combining the international intrigue of John le Carré with the courtroom drama of John Grisham, this real-life legal thriller asks how we can bring leaders of sovereign nations to account for their crimes. On September 19, 1989, 170 people were killed when UTA Flight 772 was destroyed by a suitcase bomb planted by Libyan agents. Despite being one of the deadliest terror attacks in history,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld Publications 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 NEW

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: On the day that shocks the world, one boy just wants to find his family. A powerful addition to the gripping I survived series.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Benoit, Peter

Summary: Recounts the events before, during, and after the terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2011

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Hampton, Wilborn.

Summary: Describes the September 11 attacks in the United States and presents several personal stories of tragedy told by New Yorkers who lived through the collapse of the World Trade Center.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.931 HAM

Jacobson, Sidney.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 JAC

Brill, Steven.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 BRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 Brill

Thurston, Alexander

Summary: "Drawing on sources in Arabic and Hausa, rare documents, propaganda videos, press reports, and interviews with experts in Nigeria, Cameroon, and Niger, Alexander Thurston sheds new light on Boko Haram's development. He shows that the group, far from being a simple or static terrorist organization, has evolved in its worldview and ideology in reaction to events. Chief among these has been Boko...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 THU