Fighting the War on Terror (Hardback)
Global Counter-terrorist units and their Actions
As featured by Mail Online: Defending the world from terror: Fascinating pictures show anti-terror police in action around the world including US SWAT teams, French RAID agents and Israel's elite Yamam unit
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SWAT teams, GSG9, EKO Cobra, SCO 19 – these elite police units are used to dealing with dangerous situations, particularly in the fight against global terrorism. European political-economic journalist and author, Judith Grohmann, is the first outsider to be given access into the world of specialist counter-terrorism units in 16 countries around the globe, including the USA, Russia, Israel, the UK, and many more. Whether performing hostage rescues, subduing barricaded suspects, engaging with heavily-armed criminals or taking part in counter-terrorism operations, her interviews with the men and women concerned explain what their work really involves, their most dangerous missions, and the physical and mental training required for them to perform these high-risk operations, which fall outside the abilities of regular police officers.
A truly intimate insight into a closed world.
As featured inMail Online
Editor's ChoiceThe Armourer, May 2019
It really puts everything into perspective and makes for a much more entertaining read than you might have been expecting. Recommended.
I think this would be a perfect reference book for those looking for inspiration...it was well written and well handled given the sensitive topic.talesofaliteraryaddict, Instagram
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As featured byHistory of War, issue 66
Great summary on the major actions of counter-terrorist (CT) units from the UK, Germany, France, Israel, Russia.Amazon Customer
If you are interested in how different countries act against terrorists, there is a new book out by Austrian investigative journalist and author Judith Grohmann. Her book Fighting the War on Terror: Global Counter-terrorist Units and their Actions provides insights into selected actions of counter-terrorism (CT) units in 16 countries.Lars Gyllenhall, Blogger
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As featured inLe Monde des Anciens
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