This two volume set serves as a research tool providing up-to-date information on the major and minor players affiliated with terrorism networks in the Middle East.
Edward F. Mickolus is President of Vinyard Software and is the author of more than a dozen books on international terrorism and scores of articles on political science, history, and psychology. He holds an MA and PhD in political science from Yale University. He is the author of Terrorism, 2005-2007: A Chronology (PSI, 2008) and Terrorism, 2002-2004: A Chronology [3 Volumes] (PSI, 2006). Mickolus recently retired from the Central Intelligence Agency, serving over thirty years. He is a Professor at Harrison-Middleton University, an adjunct staff member with the Rand Corporation, and a member of the Speakers Bureau of the International Spy Museum.
"Any college-level collection strong in terrorist studies and politics as well as social issues holdings will appreciate this in-depth, two-volume survey. It's a must for any serious terrorism researcher...It uses over three decades of research to gather terrorist data under one cover and is a key acquisition for any in-depth collection." - Midwest Book Review "Mickolus's work provides both general readers and practitioners with an incredible wealth of knowledge and insight into the oftentimes murky, shady, and gray areas of international terrorism. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Lower-level undergraduates through professionals/practitioners; general readers." - Choice