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  • Personality Characteristic Of A Terrorist
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    More and more in the world today, circumstances have brought about changes in how members have used radical protesting. One way used to protest a situation is through terrorism, and the people who exercise violence in the pursuit of what they hold to be just causes are alternately known as terrorists. This movement, although viewed as barbaric, requires a person to view the needs and goals of a particular cause to be greater than that of the well being of others. There are certain characteristic...
  • Development Of Arafat As A Terrorist
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    The Development and Defining of Arafat: A Terrorist Personality Because a rather large number of individuals fall into the category of terrorist, classifying them as a single personality type is an impossibility. The definition of a terrorist is ambiguous enough to include individuals ranging from the Abu Nidal to the Baader-Meinhoff group. By definition, terrorists do not accept societal standards of what is right and what is wrong. They are not confined to what other individuals, nations, and ...
  • Radical Islamic Terrorist Groups
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    Terrorism: Cause and Responses June 14, 2005 Answer 1 Our world has been a victim of terrorism and terrorist acts since the civilized human life began on this planet. There have been radicals and extremists who have been unhappy about something or the other all along during the development of our world. It can be seen that the ways how these people terrorized the world has changed along with time. Terrorists have always used the path of violence to get their voice heard to the world. With the te...
  • Groups Of Extreme Islamic Fundamentalists
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    Despite the end of the Cold War and the faltering beginnings of a peace process in the Middle East, terrorism still remains a serious threat in many countries, not surprisingly, given that the underlying causes of the bitter ethnic and religious struggles which spawn terrorism pre-dated the Cold War, and most of these conflicts remain unresolved. WESTERN EUROPE In Western Europe it is the historic separatism's of Irish republicanism in Northern Ireland and Basque nationalism in Spain that have s...
  • Organization's Terrorist Actions
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    Discussing terrorism and motivations leading to terrorism brings up thoughts of random acts of violence. These acts are mostly considered to be methods of insane men. Most of these modern terrorists follow their own political agenda with each group trying to achieve a particular goal. There are three types of terrorists in today's society: the single individual, a certain group, and government funded organization. These terrorists all resemble criminals with one major difference; they are dedica...
  • Course Rainbow Six
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    Well it is easy to see that in Tom Clancy's book rainbow six there are two main groups the first group is of course Rainbow SIX the second is horizon corp. Now for rainbow six they are our heroes they are the Special Forces assault team created and funded by the United States but it consists of members from across the world. The second group is the horizon corp. now these are the evil ones in the book and when I say evil I mean EVIL. But they were evil in the eyes of society but not in their own...
  • Middle Eastern And Islamic Terrorist Groups
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    Terrorism in the United States The terrifying event that occurred on September 11, 2001 is an example of what the world had been warned about many times, "TERRORISM". In 1998, for example, the U.S. government told American citizens that they were potential targets for a terrorist group joined by the now infamous Osama bin Laden (Eland, 1998). However, many did not think any terrorist would be capable of the tragedy that leveled the World Trade Center and took many thousands of human lives. Ameri...
  • Use Kidnapping And Other Terrorist Like Tactics
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    In Columbia there are five main purveyors of violence, the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia, People's Army), the ELN (Army of National Liberation), the AUC (United Farmer Self Defense Group), the Columbian National Army, and the Narco Mafias. The FARC-EP is perhaps the most dominant, and violent of all the groups. The FARC-EP controls a zone roughly the size of Switzerland in the Southern part of Columbia. The FARC-EP considers the zone to be "A laboratory of peace (1)", while man...
  • Islamic Terrorist Groups
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    a great deal of variation The main cause of terrorism is reform, weather it be political, governmental, or religious. The most common cause of terrorism is religious reform because it usually last much longer than the other two types. The fighting in Ireland and Middle East has been going on for a very long time and they have many people and countries to back them finanicaly. The area of conflict which has generated the most significant and ruthless spillover of terrorist violence since 1968 is,...
  • Psychological Motivation For Terrorism
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    Terrorism is a type of violence used tactically in peace, conflict, and war. The threat of terrorism is ever present, and an attack is likely to occur when least expected. In trying to find out what factors can cause an individual to choose terrorism, it is first necessary to define what terrorism is. The Department of Defense defines terrorism as "the calculated use of violence or threat of violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit o...
  • Terrorist Groups
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    An Explanation of Terrorism After browsing through Stephen E. Atkins book Terrorism, I soon learned many interesting things regarding the history of terrorism. It seems this form of protest has been around since Biblical times. Also, the main goal of a terrorist is not to do damage to one pedicular person or place, but to gain publicity for an idea they support. (page 1) Evidence of this can be found by looking at the recent past of the United States. The Oklahoma bombing was on eman's way of ex...

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