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  • Ira's Use Of Violence
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    Brief Insight: IRA Terrorist or freedom fighters The IRA (Irish Republican Army) is an unofficial, paramilitary nationalist organisation whose purpose is to make British rule in Ireland ineffective by the use of armed force and to assist achieving an independent republic (the entire island) by the unification of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. This objective is pursued on a military level by the IRA and on the political level by the nationalist party, Sinn Fein (Ourselves Alone). T...
  • Anthrax The Discovery Of Anthrax In Mail
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    Could someone use anthrax for a larger attack on American cities? Unfortunately, yes-and they could also use any of a series of other germs, some more lethal than anthrax. But it's not easy to get anthrax, and it's not easy to deploy. The Japanese cult Aum Shinrikyo tried to spread anthrax from its Tokyo office building in 1993 and failed dismally. Experts disagree on how dangerous it would be if someone sprinkled anthrax in, say, an office ventilation system or a subway car, but any larger atta...
  • Uses Of The Internet By Terrorist Organizations
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    Media and Civil Society / Week 10: The Internet and Uncivil Society Daniel Ruiz de Garibay- 0407756 The Internet and Terrorist Organisations Introduction Some scholars have argue that the nature of the Internet: the ease of access, the chaotic structure, the anonymity, the international character, the vast potential audiences and the fast flow of information, make of the Internet an easy and effective arena for terrorist organisations. This essay focuses on the uses of the Internet by terrorist ...
  • Vulnerability Of Commercial Systems To Cyber Attacks
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    The face of global terrorism as we knew it to be 50 odd years ago is changing rapidly with the advancement of technology in todays society. Be it a kid trying to get his kicks bypassing the security or his local Internet Service Provider, or an established terrorist trying to get classified information, the amount of funds we put into protecting ourselves from cyberterrorism is not nearly enough if we were to think about what could be at harm. The vulnerability of commercial systems to cyber att...
  • Type Of Plane Bombing
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    The Problem: Terrorism In The World Terrorism, which has been around for as long as people can remember, has been on the rise for the past ten years. Terrorists use murder, kidnapping, hijacking, and bombings to almost always achieve a political purpose. These radicals are not just subject to the United States, terrorism is all over the world, in every way, shape and form. There are many different types of terrorism, for many different purposes. The primary reason for terrorist acts are to force...
  • Military Tribunals
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    And Justice For... This article dealt with President Bush's installment of military tribunals to try suspected terrorists. These tribunals operate in very questionable ways and some of their rules are shocking civil libertarians. These tribunals are allowed to meet in secret, the proceedings may take place in the U.S. and / or abroad, and hearsay can be used as evidence. Defendants do not have the absolute right to challenge evidence against them to challenge evidence against him or even hear it...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Use Of Modern Forensic Analysis
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    So, the main aspect of the WTC bombing investigation was the forensic chemical analysis of the explosive, or rather, of its fragments. There have been found no evidence of the terrorist intent to use chemical weapon, though there still exists a possibility that the investigation can be repeated. According to the latest reports, many inaccuracies were found in FBI lab examiner's testimonies. One of the principal findings of investigators was that, concerning the World Trade Center bombing in term...
  • Bombing And Chemical Biological Warfare
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    Imagine this scenario: You and another fifteen thousand hockey fans decide to spend the night watching the Washington Capitals take on the Philadelphia Flyers. You get your tickets, your food, and your program and you sit down in your seat. You can barely wait for the game to start, let alone end, because you have so much money riding on this game. The 7: 00 face-off begins exactly at 7: 00, and thousands of eager hockey fans sit back to watch the game. Shortly after the face-off, terrorists tri...
  • Mr Koch On The Other Hand
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    Should the President Be Allowed to Detain Citizens Indefinitely in Wartime? 1. Mr. McCarthy uses Jose Padilla as an example of a citizen detainee and his designation as an "enemy combatant". Stating that in certain circumstances such measures are necessary to prevent ongoing investigations and intelligence information from being compromised in a court of law if such a person were to be presented in court with a court case. Mr. Koch, on the other hand, states that it doesn't matter what happens a...
  • Violent Terrorism Campaign
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    In the following review, I will be assessing the problem a free society has when the horror of Terrorism invades our way of life. The topic has and for the most part, will be for generations to come seen as a threat to everyone living in the entire world. During the past several months, Acts of terrorism have become synonymous with everything from traveling within our country and abroad to postal services and hospitals. We are now faced with the probability of living our lives as those people wh...

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