Advantages And Disadvantages Of Suicide Attacks

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Pre-Existing Policies Traditionally, suicide attacks have been responded by a series of actions, the most popular being: extensive military action including (but not limited to) deterrence measures such as, foreign occupation; termination, utter isolation and imprisonment of terrorist leaders and operatives; and finally, the demolition and dismantlement of peril terrorist infrastructures and equipment; (Atran, 2006; Crenshaw, 2007; Ganor, 2009; Hoffman, 2003). Additional policies included homeland security propositions and precessions (security zones, check points, entrance control, etc.); law enforcement such as mobilizations of, security forces; economical counter measures, such as the establishment of new state departments, designated…show more content…
Policy Options — Advantages and Disadvantage When referring to the extensive research on suicide attacks as a whole and in particular, retaliation methods for countering suicide bombers at the final stages of their attack, the most appropriate measures of action, initially appear clear. Nevertheless, just as with most troubling phenomenas, each option is followed by a series of pros and cons, which require deliberation for the purpose of achieving the most effective results. The following section will outline each of the policies available to the Israel Security Agency (ISA) and the Police Security Committee , followed by a set of advantages and disadvantages to each: Targeted Killings — Targeted killing of terrorist leaders and operators, using defensive and offensive intelligence (as a mean of protection, not
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