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Title: Pedantic Semantics or Strategic Discourse? The Politics of Talking about Terrorism
Authors: Sumpter, Cameron
Keywords: Country and Region Studies
Conflict and Stability
Southeast Asia and ASEAN
Terrorism Studies
Issue Date: 2016
Source: Sumpter, C. (2016). Pedantic Semantics or Strategic Discourse? The Politics of Talking about Terrorism. (RSIS Commentaries, No. 150). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
Series/Report no.: RSIS Commentaries, 150-16
Abstract: The language chosen by leaders to discuss terrorism and extremism has the power to shape and (de)legitimise particular strategic responses. Politically incorrect discourse will only lead to politically incorrect decisions.
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: open
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