This is a study that examines United Nations' efforts against terrorism in the 1970s and how West Germany came to influence and lead them. It is also an account of several hostage and hijacking crises as well as a look at German domestic terrorism.
Bernhard Blumenau is a Research Fellow in International History at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland. His fields of interest include German history and foreign policy, terrorism, and international organisations. He is co-editor of An International History of Terrorism: Western and Non-western Experiences (London, New York, 2013).