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Does Terrorism work?

If the violent group has no clear aims, is negotiation possible?

By Joanna Bourke   September 2016

TOPSHOT - A woman stands by the new makeshift memorial in tribute to the victims of the deadly Bastille Day attack at the Promenade des Anglais on July 19, 2016 in Nice, after it was moved from the pavement of the road to the seafront so that the street can be re-opened. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the truck attack that killed 84 people in Nice on France's national holiday, a news service affiliated with the jihadists said on July 16. Tunisian Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, 31, smashed a 19-tonne truck into a packed crowd of people in the Riviera city celebrating Bastille Day -- France's national day. / AFP / Valery HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

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