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  • Patriot Act
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    One of the worst, yet momentous events in U. S history occurred on September 11th, 2001. This event released a flow of patriotic fervor and a permanent fear among all Americans that they had also now become suspect to acts of international terrorists. This led to a lot of changes in the attitudes of the executive and legislative branches in the United States government. They came up almost immediately with new measures, which were supposedly against terrorism or terrorist threats. One of the pri...
  • Harmful Act Of Terrorism
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    Terrorism in our own Backyard America is said to be the strongest nation in the world with a passion to provide a culture full of opportunities, freedoms and a land free of terrorism! Recently, we " ve all watched in horror as our country's dignity was compromised. The 9-11 acts of terror will always be remembered not only for the number of lives that were lost and for the damage done, but because our safe haven was invaded and that is unimaginable for most Americans. Now more than ever, securit...
  • Provisions Of The Patriot Act
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    The Patriot Act. On September 11, 2001 Muslim terrorists instilled with a hatred of the west attacked the United States in a brutal fashion. Planes were hijacked and flown into the World Trade Center in New York. Over three thousand people were killed and the impregnable nation known as America was know scared and vulnerable. Almost immediately the legislature began drafting an act that would make the war on terror and the fight for homeland security a little easier to fight, this would come to ...
  • Acts Of Terrorism
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    At 8: 45 am, on September 11th, 2001 America's heart was torn by a hijacked plane crashing through the north tower of the World Trade Center. Eighteen minutes later, a shocked country received a second blow as a second plane tore through the south tower. An estimated 2,819 lives were lost that day. The attack seemed to have come out of nowhere. As a country, we were not properly prepared to defend ourselves. America needs to devote as much money and as many resources as possible to combating ter...
  • Used Terrorism
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    The Good, the Bad, the Terrorist Terrorism by nature is difficult to define. Acts of terrorism conjure emotional responses in the victims as well as in the practitioners. No two writers agree on what is terrorism. Even the U.S. government cannot agree on one single definition. The old adage, "One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter" is still alive and well today ("Terrorism Research Center: Definitions" 1). Although many people believe that terrorism is evil, it is merely misunderst...
  • Urban Terrorism
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    I'm sorry for any roundabout ing in the paper but had to type it at 1: 30 am. The Many Forms of Terrorism Terrorism by definition means, (threats of) violent action for political purposes. It is important to understand what terrorism means. Terrorism can be labeled under violence but in fact it's much more dangerous then the shootings that go around town. No acts of violence should be ignored but Terrorism needs to be acted upon. Terrorism is on an up rise. The chance of a war against another wo...
  • Acts Of Terror
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    Obviously, terrorism is one of the most concerning topics in today's society and it is clear that to help solve this world wide problem we need to first look inward at the roots of our mistakes, in order to further prevent future acts that will inevitably cause our world more pain. By first looking at ourselves, and the problems that we face in the U.S., we will be able to understand more thoroughly, the mistakes that we make and the problems that we cause for others to be hatred toward us. One ...
  • Threat To Canada From International Terrorism
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    Reactionary Policies In the Wake of Terrorism Internal Affairs and Canada's previous position on terrorism A terrorist Tunnel: Issues concerning Canada's borders and the present threat of International terrorism Preface From the FLQ (Front de Liberation du Quebec) crisis to the recent acts of terrorism by Singh Raye t and the Tiger group, terrorism has found a place in Canadian society. Because of this, in the last 50 years, Canada has developed several reactionary policies, and control / Preven...
  • Previous Franco Spanish Boundaries In Morocco
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    Officially KINGDOM OF MOROCCO, this country of northwestern North Africa lies directly across the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain. It borders Algeria to the east and southeast; Western Sahara is to the south, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north. It is the only African country with coastal exposure to both the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. There form of government now is a constitutional Monarchy with two legislative houses. Morocco's official languag...
  • Acts Of Domestic Terrorism
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    Do you remember the conflict that America had in the Persian Gulf a few years back? An incident occurred there where a man drove a truck loaded with explosives into the building where more than 100 Marines were stationed. He blew up the building, along with the Marines. The incident was published by the AP Press soon after. Now do you remember the bombing just four years ago, in Oklahoma City? Suspects Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols drove a Ryder Van loaded with 4,800 pounds of fertilizer and...
  • Patriot Act
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    1. Shannon, McCaffrey (2004, May 23). New laws to combat terrorism are working their way through Congress. Knight Ridder tribune Washington Bureau (D.C.) The Justice Department wants to find a way to expand its anti-terrorism powers by adding other methods such as a FBI subpoena power. Some may say that the changes in the bills are of the most significant since Congress passed the Patriot Act after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks. Some of the actions that were taken place have been recycl...
  • Bill The Patriot Act 2
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    Patriot Act 2: The Domestic Security Enhancement Act After the horrendous terrorist attack on the New York Trade Center a new Bill was passed by congress shortly after September 11, 2004. This bill is known as The Domestic Security Enhancement Act also called Patriot Act 2. This bill was designed as a follow-up to the USA Patriot Act to work in increasing government surveillance, detention and other law enforcement powers while reducing basic checks and balances on such powers. By the beginning ...
  • Religious Extremists Of Many Different Organizations
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    December 28, 2001 RELIGION AND TERRORISM The world is filled with different religions and different ideologies formed around governments and political organizations. The problem that arises from not separating church and state issues is that the government tends to force the citizens of the nation to worship as the administration deems fit. Within these religious groups are extremist, and these members can be the deadliest of all the parishioners. Acts of religious terrorism are the responsibili...
  • Forms Of Revolutionary Terror
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    Terrorism - Towards an Understanding Criminology 413 January 24, 2000 Assignment Terrorism - Towards an Understanding I am in complete disagreement with Corrado and Cohen's theory of political terrorism. I believe that political terrorism is committed by dominant, aggressive males in positions of power, acting with other dominant, aggressive males for more power, money, or status, and without regard to the spiritual nature of human kind. I believe that dividing political terrorism into state or ...
  • Acts Of Terrorism
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    Day after day the news is reporting on a kidnapping or a bombing somewhere in the world. Terrorism is an undiscriminating crime that comes in different types of threats and violence and is used primarily to attain some sort of a political goal in one form or another. Acts of terrorism such hijacking, bombings, kidnapping occur routinely in certain parts of the world making almost anyone a potential victim. Terrorism is frightening and the results are horrifying. Terrorists generate fear through ...
  • Increased Security Measures In Airports
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    The September 11 terrorist attacks were the worst acts of terrorism ever carried out against the United States. On this day, terrorists in two hijacked jets flew into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, another into the Pentagon Building, and a fourth in a field in Somerset County, PA. There were an estimated 3,000 people killed. United States officials concluded that Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaeda terrorist organization had been behind these attacks. After these attacks, President Geor...
  • Patriot Act
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    On October 26th, 2001, United States President George W. Bush, passed the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (US Patriot) Act. The Patriot Act is a major infringement upon our fourth amendment rights. To fully understand how the Patriot Act violates one's rights as an American, one must understand the Patriot Act, the fourth amendment, and know of several events which lead to the passing of these documents as well as even...

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