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Author Berko, Anat.

Uniform Title Ba-derekh le-Gan `Eden. English
Title The path to paradise : the inner world of suicide bombers and their dispatchers / Anat Berko ; translated by Elizabeth Yuval ; foreword by Moshe Addad.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  956.94054 B455p 2007    ---  Available
Description xv, 194 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-183) and index.
Contents Dispatcher of Palestinian suicide bombers : "Find me sad guys." -- The role of the dispatcher : "Everybody has his job: I dispatch the suicide bomber and he explodes" -- Organization : "The dispatchers don't send their own sons to blow themselves up" -- Dispatchers are held in high esteem : "I'm considered someone who does something good" -- Dispatcher macho : "My father taught it what it means to be a man and didn't allow US to be cowards" -- Sheikh Ahmad Yassin, Hamas founder : "The shaheed doesn't die, he lives with Allah" -- Women in prison : "She poured boiling margarine on my face" -- As Machiavelli said, "the end justifies the means" -- The book of mug shots : "Huda can't talk to you now, she's having her face done" -- The value of women : "I'll never do anyone any good, anyway" -- The terrorist's dream : "I've wanted to be a shaheeda ever since I was a little girl" -- Double standard : "Sure, I'd attack a kindergarten! I am able to look at your children--and explode!" -- Is the "other" a human being? : "do Israeli mothers feel pain like we do?" -- A teenage shaheed : "My classmate enlisted me as a shaheed. He was paid and gave me 100 shekels" -- Paradise : "All that is forbidden in this world is allowed in paradise" -- The last word.
Subject Suicide bombings -- Israel.
Palestinian Arabs -- Interviews.
Women suicide bombers.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1993-
Terrorism -- Israel.
Suicide bombers -- Psychology.
Martyrdom -- Islam.
Terrorism -- Israel -- Prevention.
ISBN 9780275994464 (alk. paper)
0275994465 (alk. paper)

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