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  • People Live In Fear A Terrorism 1
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    Homeland Security When we pause to think about all that has happened in years past, we truly are lucky. The purpose of this paper is to define and give detailed information about Homeland Security in the United States. I hope to inform people as to why we constantly live in fear. I will give detailed information about what the government is doing to solve this problem. Also I will give possible solutions to our current predicament, based on extensive research and knowledge. Homeland Security is ...
  • Casualties From Small Terrorist Attacks
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    Terrorism and hostage taking may be as old as civilization itself. There are numerous references to abduction throughout Greek mythology. In midi evil times hostages were taken for money or a guaranteed safe passage through a country. In the U.S., Indians on the western frontier terrorized settlers to frighten them away. Throughout the twentieth century, up until the 1970's various terrorist acts were committed, yet it was not as big a problem as it is today. The new age of terrorism dawned at 4...
  • Terrorist Attacks In Several Other Countries
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    Summary 1 Terrorism, 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. Organizations that engage in acts of terror are almost always small in size and limited in resources compared to the populations and institutions they oppose. Through publicity and fear generated by their violence, they seek to magnify their influence and powe...
  • Threat Of Terrorist Attack
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    First shock, then terror, followed by sorrow and lastly rage were my emotions on September 11th, 2001 when a hijacked airliner crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City. Tunh! Tunh! Tunh! All circuits are busy; please try again at a later time. This message kept repeating as I tried to call my cousin in New York, who was working in the South Tower. At the time the American Airlines flight 11 just moments earlier crashed into the North Tower. I sat in my car in shock and terror. Then at 9: 05...
  • Knowledge Of The Attacks Like The Government
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    English Comp 2 Argumentative Essay web Over the last several years the United States has suffered several losses and devastating events. Most of these could have and should have been at a minimal level if the government would have done its job correctly. Terrorist attacks on the United States have shown the rest of the world our weakness. In a recent newspaper article there was information that the governmental agencies that are suppose to provide the top security for the nation have failed. Sev...
  • Activity O Practice Random Explosive Emergency
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    Preparing for a disaster at American Universities and Colleges has changed dramatically. Prior to September 11th higher education institutions merely planned for natural disasters. American soil in no longer as safe as it once was. In addition to preparing for tornado's, preparing for hurricanes, preparing for earthquakes, and preparing for fires there is need to prepare for a terrorist attack. A natural disaster is an event of nature that takes human lives or destroys property. In contrast, a t...
  • Past Incidents Examples Of Cyder Terrorist Activity
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    Table of Contents INTRODUCTION 3 CYBER ATTACKS AND EFFECTS 4 INDIVIDUAL PROTECTION 5 PAST INCIDENTS 6-7 ETHICS 8 EVALUATION 9 CONCLUSION 10 REFERENCES 11+ Introduction Cyber terrorism is the convergence of terrorism and cyberspace. It is generally understood to mean unlawful attacks and threats of attack against computers, networks, and the information stored therein. Possibly to intimidate, influence a government or its people to further political or social gain. To qualify as, an attack should...
  • Attack On The World Trade Centre
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    America under Siege... One the greatest bastions of freedom and democracy in our world is now under siege by cowardly forces. The terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon is not only an attack against the US, but an attack against the entire Western civilised world. There is nothing more despised and cowardly then a terrorist attack on innocent bystanders, but yet it is still one of the most effective weapons in the world today. It has been used before and will probably be use...
  • London Attacks
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    London AttacksOverviewJuly 7, 2005 would be a day that London would never forget. During the hustle of the morning rush hour traffic, people's lives would be taken, destroyed or left with memories that would last forever. Around 8: 50 a.m. was an explosion on a train that traveled between Algae East and Liverpool Street stations. After half an hour of silence passed a second blast was reported at West Edgware Road. This time the train was between Kings Cross and Russell square. Just seven minute...
  • Should Osama Bin Laden
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    Problem: Should Osama Bin Laden be hunted down, because he is a threat to the U.S. OSAMA BIN LADEN Osama bin Laden, a Saudi-born multimillionaire who runs terrorist training camps that focused on hate towards the United States of America, should be taken down at any cost if major terrorist attacks against the U.S. and other nations should be stopped. He runs his terrorist organization from a well-equipped headquarters outside Jalal abad, Afghanistan. Bin Laden is well known for his holy war agai...
  • 9 11 Attacks
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    On September 11, 2001 terrorists crashed two American airline airplanes into Twin Towers, killing thousands of people. It was the worst terrorist attack in American history and it showed us that we are not protected by Atlantic and Pacific. It showed us that we could be attacked by anyone at anytime. It showed us that if we will be attacked again that we can only depend on each other and not on other nations to help us. The 9/11 changed people forever, some lost family members or friends, others...
  • Heart Of The United State's Financial World
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    Terrorism vs. Terrorism On an early Tuesday morning, many families arose for another typical day. Unaware of a nearing attack, they carried out their daily routine. Tragically, instead of taking their children to school and going to work, they would be cowering for their lives. Attacks carried out by terrorists destroyed their homes and places of work. These terrorists came from a foreign nation, and attacked from the sky. They did not attack in hopes of pleasing a god, or to have family members...
  • 3 The Tamil Tigers
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    The group, Tamil Tigers, claim themselves to be freedom fighters. This report will show, and hopefully convince you, that they are not freedom fighters, but that they are a terrorist group. The use of boys and girls as young as ten years old for wars, suicide missions, and the assassinations of famous leaders, priests, and ministers are a few proofs that Tamil Tigers are terrorist. Tamil Tigers, also known as LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam), have been using boys and girls as young as ten...
  • Civil Liberties Antiterrorism Measures
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    6 April 2002 DO ANTITERRORISM MEASURES THREATEN CIVIL LIBERTIES Antiterrorism measures are implemented to prevent a terrorist from being able to carry out an operation. There have been acts of terrorism throughout history and prior to the 1990's the average American citizen found comfort in knowing that at least in his or her own backyard there was a blanket of safety. Since the attack of the World Trade Center in 1993 and the Murrah Federal Building in 1995 there has been a growing threat of te...
  • 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...
  • Number Of Religious Terrorist Groups
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    Although the total volume of terrorist incidents world-wide has declined in the 1990's, the proportion of persons killed in terrorist incidents has steadily risen. For example, according to the RAND-St Andrews University Chronology of International Terrorism, 5 a record 484 international terrorist incidents were recorded in 1991, the year of the Gulf War, followed by 343 incidents in 1992,360 in 1993,353 in 1994, falling to 278 incidents in 1995 (the last calendar year for which complete statist...
  • Federal Agency In A Domestic Terrorist Attack
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    The United States of America has entered a period in which serious choices need to be made in safeguarding citizens against those who wish to do harm to the nation. Both domestic and international terrorists seek to use biological weapons, chemical weapons, nuclear weapons, conventional weapons (including self-made bombs), and even the internet as means to attack the United States government. The threats posed by these groups necessitates the U.S. government to plan for the detection, neutraliza...
  • Terrorist Attacks On Israel
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    There are many reasons why after 1956 War broke out between Israel and neighboring countries. This was a combination of Egypt and Syria becoming more aggressive towards Israel, water disputes and intensifying terrorist attacks. The United Nations played a modest role at the time of the Six Day War. This contribution consisted of, pre war, being ordered out of Egypt and post war, passing a resolution which was ignored. After 1959, Egypt's leader - Colonel Games Nassar, was on good terms with the ...
  • Criteria For A Terrorist Attack
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    In the post 9/11 era just about everyone in the world has heard the word terrorism. But what is terrorism exactly? By definition terrorism is to coerce by use of terror, but this definition is far too broad. Scare tactics are used all the time. Teachers often use them to encourage their students to study but this does not make them a terrorist. Terrorism is better defined as the illegal use of deadly force to instill fear in a population and its government to further political and social ideals....
  • 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...

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