Coping with suicide attacks: Lessons from Israel

Arie Perliger, Ami Pedahzur

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This article describes research on the challenges that suicide attacks and other mass casualty attacks have posed to policy-makers and first responders in Israel. The authors describe a model of response to attacks which focuses on defensive responses to terrorism: prevention, crisis management and reconstruction. The authors draw out the lessons for other countries and discuss the problems that still need to be addressed in order to cope effectively with current and future terrorist attacks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)281-286
Number of pages6
JournalPublic Money and Management
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 2006
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The study was supported by the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies and the National Security Studies Centre at the University of Haifa.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Business, Management and Accounting
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Public Administration


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