This Set is a unique initiative of providing the most comprehensive coverage to the subject area in question. Today, the issue of terrorism has attracted global attention and no one can claim that this problem does ot cocern him or her in one form or the other.
This encyclopedia is designed to serve the purpose of a complete reference set on the subject area of laws related to terrorism, nuclear-terrorism, chemical-terrorism, cyber-terrorism, etc. Laws in the forms of international conventions, regional instruments, national legislations, acts are covered. Related United Nations resolutions, regional regulations and national bills are also dealt with in detail. Similarly, the focus lies on various relevant policies, initiatives, action plans, strategies, reports, hearings, briefings, case-laws, executive orders, decisions and declarations.
As such the encyclopedia provides its readers with a comprehensive listing of anti-terrorism legislations at International, Regional and National levels. It is in this context that the whole encyclopedia is divided into three parts.
Part I deals with international laws and guidelines on terrorism as provided by the United Nations Charter, its General Assembly resolutions, Security Council resolutions and recommendations. Various UN Conventions on Terrorism have been presented in a chronological order, starting form 1963 till date.
Part II provides regional laws and guidelines dealing with the US, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Commonwealth States, European, South Asian, Islamic Conference Organization, League of Arab States, Organization of African States, Asia Pacific Cross Border, On-line Right Network, Pacific Islands, Forum, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, etc.
Part III consists of national laws (the domestic legislations and guidelines) developed and practiced to tackle the problem of Terrorism and related issues. Major national legislations, which find place in this encyclopedia, include that of the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Japan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, South Africa, New Zealand, Indonesia, Turkey, Spain, France, Israel, New Zealand, etc. These aforementioned anti-terrorism legislations adopted at various levels include all types of laws and guidelines passed and recommended with the purported aim of fighting Terrorism in various forms and the factors responsible for promotinmg it.
However, the way Terrorism has risen and the intensity at which its is spreading its wings all over the world, there is no option left but to frame the strongest possible anti-terrorism laws at various levels, including national, regional and international.
As such this is a "must possess" set for the Armed Forces Personnel, Diplomats, Anti-Terror Experts Strategists, Policy Makers, Security analysts, Judges, Advocates, Scholars & NGOs.