Spend an hour with Professor Bruce Hoffman and listen to him talk about his book and the history of terrorism in Palestine. There are some real gems in this presentation on terrorism and counterterrorism - specifically how the UK responded to Jewish and Arab terrorism from 1917 to 1947 and why was the British Mandate was destined to fail. I strongly recommend listening to this (and not just because he is my boss). It is a fascinating historical presentation. Stay tuned for his explanation of his "Eureka moment" at the end and also note the "Facebook" that existed at the time.
Note also his discussion of terrorism as a successful strategy.