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  • Unity Of Targets As New Terrorism
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    Partha rei - as it was stated by the Greek philosopher, Heraclitus of Ephesus (sixth and fifth centuries B.C.) - everything flows, everything changes. Change in the contemporary world is an extremely fast process. Nothing remains the same as it was in the past. In political science especially, some notions (e.g. sovereignty) demand redefinition. The changing nature of all things also includes the political concept of terrorism. The official approach to this changing terrorism is rather complicat...
  • One Hundred Definitions Of Terrorism
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    To explain terrorism is not an easy task. There are many definitions of terrorism, but I believe that it basically means to terrorize. The actions of someone or group of people working together to conduct violent actions that will install fear in the minds of the people, community, or nation to achieve power or political change. There are many definitions explaining terrorism but the question is, which one fits your needs or thoughts? Bruce Hoffman defines terrorism as a deliberate creation and ...
  • Counter Terrorism Groups In Order
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    Terrorism has affected our world throughout history, it has been around for as long as we can remember. From the Boston Tea Party to the The recent Airlines hijacking. Terrorism is not only located in the middle-east, it can be right under your nose, in your own back yard. We saw evidence of this a few years back in a little town called Oklahoma City. And even more recently in Saudi-Arabia at a U.S. military base where a car bomb injured many soldiers But how do you define terrorism Terrorism by...
  • Act Of Terrorism
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    Terrorism JUNE 1914: a young man in Sarajevo steps up to a carriage and fires his pistol. The Archduke Ferdinand dies. Within weeks, the first world war has begun. The 1940's: the French resistance kill occupying troops when and how they can. June 1944: at Ora dour-sur-Glance, in central France, German SS troops take revenge, massacring 642 villagers. August 1945: the United States Air Force drops the world's first nuclear weapons. Some 190,000 Japanese die, nearly all of them civilians. Within ...
  • Machiavelli's Virtue
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    Biography of Niccolo Machiavelli Niccolo Machiavelli was born in Florence on 3 May 1469 during a time of great political activity in Italy. His first role in political affairs came at the young age of twenty-nine when the ruling regime of Savonarola fell from power in his native city. Though he had no previous administrative background, Machiavelli was appointed to serve as second chancellor of the Florentine Republic under the new government. His nomination to this powerful diplomatic post was ...
  • 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 ...
  • Main Aim Of The Terror
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    One of the main problems of the present is the global terrorism. Terrorism unfortunately became an integral part of the political and economic processes in the world thus making a threat for the entire mankind. There are a lot of discussions on defining the terrorism. Sometimes the acts of terror are called the revolutionary struggle, sometimes the terrorists are called the rebels, and sometimes they define themselves as the fighters for some high ideals. The most appropriate definition of the t...
  • Issue Of Terrorism
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    As one look closely at the issue of terrorism, one sees its extreme and radical way of influencing policies of any governments to achieve a democratic or totalitarian objective by perpetrators. It may take place in democratic, communists or rogue states driven by ideology, political or religious agendas. (Wikipedia). The world today is seeking answers to questions about terrorism and its ethical standards, if any. One end of the issue claims that there need not be any justification for actions w...
  • Most Dangerous Terrorism Movements
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    The terrorism may be defined both as international and the domestic one. It is very difficult to differentiate the forms of the terrorism according to the criterions indicated above. Domestic terrorism trends to find support outside the country and thus spreading beyond the borders. According to the aims of the terrorism we may distinguish the nationalists' terrorists. These are the groups seeking the self determination. These groups can operate both within the country and outside. They have a c...
  • Terrorism A Productive Political Strategy
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    The best example of terrorism in the present day was the attack on the Americans on September 11th when the world trade center was destroyed. It certainly caught the attention of the world and succeeded in its goal. Terrorism is defined as using terror-inspiring methods of governing: is this a productive political strategy? Terrorists usually campaign for their political view to be enforced. By drastic, extreme methods, such as the September 11th attack, terrorists are able to inspire fear and m...
  • Terrorism As A Political Use Of Violence
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    The bell rang and the class sat down, we were waiting for the teacher to begin class when one of my classmates turned to me and said, "you guys did it again, what is your problem?" I looked at him in complete shock as to what he was referring to; so I responded, "Massimo what are you taking about?"Didn't you hear Mona, that a bunch of Palestinian's blew up a building in Oklahoma?" At that my face turned red and I was full of embarrassment, and I thought to myself, "why would the PLO blow up a bu...
  • First Act Of Terrorism
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    Terrorism: The Roots, Causes, and Solutions Terrorism, an issue that plagues our world every minute of everyday. You never know when or where a terrorist organization is going to strike. All groups reasons are different, some for political or religious reasons, others for hatred. The roots of terrorism are believed to have started in 1007 A.D. Hassan ben Sabbah born in Qom, Iran was an Ishmaili Muslim and opposed all other Muslim groups except for the Ishmaili's. He is believed to be the father ...
  • Their Use Of Terrorism
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    Terrorism is the threat or use of systematic terror and unpredictable violence by an individual or group for the attainment of political aims. Whether terrorism is utilized for or in opposition to an established governmental authority, it is intended to influence the attitudes and behaviors of a target group wider than the immediate casualties of those terrorist acts. Terrorism is employed by "political organizations with both rightist and leftist objectives, by nationalistic and ethnic groups, ...

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