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Summary: Cinemax's first scripted primetime drama series returns. A high-octane, globe-spanning thriller, Strike Back focuses on two members of Section 20, a secret British anti-terrorist organization: Michael Stonebridge (Philip Winchester), a consummate British soldier still struggling to overcome tragedy in his life, and Damien Scott (Sullivan Stapleton), a disgraced U.S. Delta Force operative who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV STR

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: The focus is on two members of Section 20, a secret British anti-terrorist organization, Michael Stonebridge is a British soldier trying to overcome a tragedy and Damien Scott a disgraced U.S. Delta Force operative. Contains episodes 41-50.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV STR

Sekulow, Jay

Summary: The world's wealthiest and most powerful jihadists, ISIS originated within Al Qaeda with the goal of creating an Islamic state across Iraq and Syria and unrelenting jihad on Christians. This book gives a better understanding of the modern face of terror, and provides an overview of the laws of war and war crimes. These laws differentiate between the guilty and innocent, and explain why the US...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 320 SEK

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 320 Sekulow 2014

Summary: Talal Derki returned to his Syrian homeland where he gained the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera focuses primarily on the children, providing an extremely rare insight into what it means to grow up with a father whose only dream is to establish an Islamic caliphate. Osama and his brother Ayman both love and admire their father and obey...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN OF

Zander, Joakim

Summary: Yasmine Ajam has fled her past in the rough Stockholm borough Bergort, reinventing herself as a trendspotter in New York City. One day she receives a startling message: there are riots erupting on the streets of Stockholm and they appear to be connected with the disappearance of her brother, Fadi. Following rumors that Fadi was radicalized and died fighting for ISIS in Syria, Yasmine returns to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZAN

Summary: Now working at a private security firm in Berlin, Carrie is trying to start a new life, but she soon discovers she can't escape her past. Blindsided by stunning betrayals, and without Saul and Quinn to rely on, Carrie must uncover a deadly conspiracy that puts thousands of lives at risk, including her own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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

Wood, Graeme

Summary: "Tens of thousands of men and women have left comfortable, privileged lives to join the Islamic State and kill for it. To them, its violence is beautiful and holy, and the caliphate a fulfillment of prophecy and the only place on earth where they can live and die as Muslims. The Way of the Strangers is an intimate journey into the minds of the Islamic State's true believers. From the streets of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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

Summary: A group of heroic figures span the globe protecting democracy and freedom against terrorism. Learning that power hungry North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il is out to destroy the world, the team recruits Broadway star Gary Johnston to go undercover as a terrorist. With the help of Team America, Gary manages to slip into an arms dealer's hideout to uncover the plan to destroy the world. Will Team...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY TEA

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Summary: With a paranoid president facing investigation and the country tearing itself apart, Carrie and Saul must determine who they can trust in the gripping seventh season. As President Keane finds herself under threat from forces outside the government and within, Carrie embarks on a mission to unravel the truth and bring down a harrowing conspiracy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ho 7

Gratz, Alan

Summary: When Iranian-American Kamran Smith learns that his big brother, Darius, has been labelled a terrorist, he sets out to piece together the codes and clues that will save his brother's life and his country from a deadly terrorist attack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GRA

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Gratz 2015

Summary: When a Russian bomber crashes in the South China Sea, the covert special-ops soldiers of Section Twenty are reunited and sent on a mission to investigate and pursue the valuable stolen contents of the downed Russian jet across Southeast Asia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV STR

Summary: Roxanne Coss becomes trapped in a hostage situation when she's invited to perform at a lavish party for a wealthy industrialist in South America. As a lengthy standoff ensues, hostages and captors form unexpected bonds as they overcome their differences to find their shared humanity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Be

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BEL

Summary: Tells the life story of terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sanchez, internationally known as Carlos the Jackal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CAR

Summary: Widowed when his FBI agent wife is killed by a right-wing group, college professor Michael Faraday becomes obsessed with the culture of thise groups--expecially when his new neighbors, the all-American Oliver and Cheryl Lang, start acting suspiciously.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 1999

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Summary: In Die hard, John McClane, a New York City detective newly arrived in Los Angeles, rescues office workers held hostage by terrorists in their office building. In Die hard 2, off-duty cop McClane must battle terrorists holding an airport hostage. In Die hard with a vengeance, McClane is the personal target of a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city of New York if he does not get what...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE DIE

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Summary: Inspired by real events. When a radical white supremacy terrorist group steals toxic materials in order to build a dirty bomb, FBI Agent Nate Foster goes undercover in order to infiltrate their shadowy underworld. But can Nate find the group's leader and the bomb before his cover is blown?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate Premiere/Grindstone 2016

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY IMP

Coonts, Stephen

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Summary: The daughter of an official at a minor bank in Estonia is kidnapped. CIA officer Tommy Carmellini is drawn into a murderous, international financial conspiracy that leaves a trail of death and corruption, extending from the small bank to the highest reaches of the Kremlin, to the halls of the Congress, and perhaps even to the CIA itself. In discovering the forces behind this blood-stained...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Fiction 2019

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Gingrich, Newt

Summary: "Leading politician and bestselling author Newt Gingrich has teamed with novelist Pete Earley to create a gripping thriller to which Gingrich brings his unparalleled understanding of Washington's corridors of power. The greatest nightmare for the free world today would be a Master Terrorist hiding somewhere, coordinating radical Islamic groups at the highest level around the globe. In...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2015

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Summary: Learn the secret history of the suicide bomber, from the child martyrs of the Iran-Iraq war, the truck bombers in southern Lebanon, to the young men and women who now strap explosives to their bodies with former CIA agent Robert Baer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Company 2006

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

Summary: Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BCI Eclipse 2007

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER ALF

Freeman, Jim R.

Summary: As told by the three FBI agents who led the chase, this is the story of how the FBI broke its own rules, blasting away the layers of bureaucratic constraints that had plagued earlier efforts, to catch the notorious Unabomber and end his 16-year trail of terrorism.--Publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: History Pub. Co. 2014

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