• Tessa Szyszkowitz


This chapter examines the changes in Germany’s counter-terrorist architecture since 2001 in four parts: the first analyses how Germany’s approach to terrorism has evolved from a focus on the domestic terrorist group, the Baader-Meinhof Gang, to international terrorism; the second outlines the legal and institutional reforms since 11 September 2001; the third describes the domestic political response to these changes, and finally, the fourth concludes with a discussion of implications for the future for German counter-terrorism.


Asylum Seeker Security Service Terrorist Group International Terrorism Author Interview 
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Notes and references

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    RAF folder after the attack on the Rhine-Main-Air-Base, 8 August 1985, quoted in Oliver Tolmein, Vom Deutschen Herbst zum 11. September (Hamburg: Konkret Literatur Verlag, 2002), p. 175.Google Scholar

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