Suicidal protests: self-immolation, hunger strikes, or suicide bombing.Behav Brain Sci. 2014 Aug; 37(4):372.BB
Following Lankford's persuasive argument that suicide bombers are indeed suicidal, the next question to ask is why individuals choose one form of suicidal protest over others. Why choose suicide bombing rather than a hunger strike or self-immolation? Some suggestions are provided.