Most people cannot fathom what motivates a person to become a suicide bomber. In recent years, suicide bombers have been both men and women who leave behind spouses and children. They have been wealthy and poor, free and oppressed, religious and non-religious. This At Issue explores the influence of religion, economics, politics, and technology on people who become willing to give their lives for terror.Lauri S. Friedman is the author of 'What Motivates a Suicide Bombers ? (At Issue Series)', published 2005 under ISBN 9780737723212 and ISBN 0737723211.