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  • Fifth Form Of Revolutionary Terrorism
    670 words
    1. There are many definitions of terrorism. Some of them are: Brain Jenkins said that terrorism is the use or threatened use of force designed to bring about political change. While Walter Lacquer said that terrorism constitutes the illegitimate use of force to achieve apolitical objective by targeting innocent people. Yet another definition comes from Edward Herman, who said that terrorism should be defined by terms of state repression, such as the corrupt Latin American governments. Still anot...
  • 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...
  • Terrorism To Attack Terrorists Terrorism
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    Is it Terrorism to Attack Terrorists Terrorism is politically motivated violence intended to intimidate and terrify. When U.S. embassies were bombed in Kenya and Tanzania, Washington decided to retaliate. On Aug. 20, 1998, the U.S. launched military strikes at what they believed were terrorist-related bases in Afghanistan and Sudan. They believed these groups played a key role in the embassy bombings. Some believe that retaliation and a show of force are acts of self-defence that will eventually...
  • Use Of Terror
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    Terrorism Why do people resort to such violent acts as bombing, assassinations, and hi-jacking How do individuals and organizations justify these acts of terror These acts can be described as terrorist actions. Terrorism is a growing international problem and an excellent example of the strain theory. People feel strain when they are exposed to cultural goals that they are unable to obtain because they do not have access to culturally approved means of achieving those goals (Kendall, 1998) and s...
  • 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...
  • Terrorism And Terrorists
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    TERRORISM Terrorism is the use of violence or the threat of violence to create a climate of fear in a given population. Terrorist violence targets ethnic or religious groups, governments, political parties, corporations and media enterprises. The three main types of terrorism are: political, religious and governments. Political terrorism is recently the most often type of terrorism used. Political terrorism tends to involve violence against civilians or other noncombatants. In North America, we ...
  • State Governments Place Laws On Terrorism
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    TERRORISM The purpose of this paper is to define, describe, and explain what terrorism is and the laws of both Federal and State governments pertaining to this issue. Terrorism can be a difficult word to define. The governments of the world have never come up with a definition on which they can all agree. A very broad definition of terrorism is this: It is the planned use of violence to frighten and intimidate others in order to achieve political ends. (Kronenwetter 6) What is a terrorist Terror...
  • Various Cultures And Terrorism
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    Problems are occurring all over the world for many different reasons and its up to the people to make a stand for what they believe in. Everyday Politics are on demand for making decisions on whats right and whats wrong, and fixing a problem as it gets worse is what the U.S. has to face. After the event that occurred on September 11th it had forever changed the world. However the fact of the matter is, nationalism or war. Terrorist today have made there way into the U.S. and worked together to t...
  • Terrorism
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    Since 9/11/01 Americans and other people all over the world have now realized what a threat to humanity terrorism can be. Terrorism is defined in the dictionary as the unlawful use or threatened use of force or violence by a person or an organized group against people or property with the intention of intimidating or coercing societies or governments, often for ideological or political reasons. Terrorism involves activities such as bombing, hijackings, skyjacking, assassinations and random killi...
  • International Counter Terrorist Task Force
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    2 SEP 2002 GLOBAL INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY Then need for the intelligence community to grow has become obvious. There is no longer a safety zone within the United States against global threats. The position that the United States took after the War of 1812, actually the war that lasted from 1812 to 1815, was known as the Monroe Doctrine, and this standard of protecting America only has been the cornerstone of all policies even after World War II. The twenty-first century will require more than the...
  • America's Fight Against Terrorism
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    After reading Martha Crenshaw's essay on The Causes of Terrorism, thoughts were provoked that allowed me to look at the causes of terrorism from an entirely new perspective. It took my preconceived notions and feelings towards terrorism out of the picture and really let me look at the subject from a balanced point of view. I found this appealing because I have never been able to comprehend how there could be rational justifications to such a harsh reality. It really motivated me to try and under...
  • Use Of Terror By A Gov
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    Vietnam 1945-1975 Terrorism Definition: the use of terror or violence to intimidate and / or subjugate // the attack on an individual to frighten and coerce a large number of others. Types: Criminal: i.e. : Mafia State Terrorism: use of terror by a Gov. to maintain power. As an instrument of Guerilla warfare Terrorism by groups attempting to bring about the collapse of a Gov. or trigger revolution. Note: we will focus on d) Common perceptions with regard to Terrorism: 'one man's terrorist is ano...
  • Recent Mass Act Of Violent Terror
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    A gunshot, an explosion, and screaming heard. That is what is generally thought of when one hears the word 'Terrorism'. In most cases it is true, but there are many other types of terrorism. Most terrorist incidents in the United States have been bombing attacks, involving explosive devices, tear gas and pipe bombs. (Collins, B. 1) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) categorizes terrorism in the U.S. as either; domestic or international terrorism. Terrorism is the use of force or violence ...
  • Terrorist Attacks In Several Other Countries
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    Terrorism is the use or threat of violence to create fear and alarm. Terrorists murder and kidnap people, set off bombs, hijack airplanes, set fires, and commit other serious crimes. But the goals of terrorists differ from those of ordinary criminals. Most criminals want money or some other form of personal gain. Most terrorists commit crimes to support political causes. The word terrorism first appeared during the French Revolution (1789-1799). Some of the revolutionaries who seized power in Fr...
  • Terrorists Act
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    Terrorism is a highly effective tool in getting worldly attention but if we increase the punishments we can then decrease the amount of terrorism. In order to stop terrorism we need to understand what terrorism is. 'Terrorism is the unlawful use or threat of violence against persons or property to further political or social objectives (The Vice President's Task Force on Combating Terrorism, pg. 17). ' ; Terrorist can use many different approaches. Sometimes they give warnings and sometimes they...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Measures Of Anti Terrorism
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    After the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States, the U.S. government and its citizens need to consider all the necessary measures to insure homeland security by expelling all possible terrorists and terroristic groups from our country. Anti-terrorism measures can be a useful tool for sparking many U.S. citizens with patriotism and ethnic pride. By punishing terrorists and terrorist groups, it makes an example out of terrorists and will hopefully prevent terrorism in the future. S...
  • 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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