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  • Fifth Form Of Revolutionary Terrorism
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    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...
  • New Terrorism By Walter Laqueur
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    16 April 2002 THE NEW TERRORISM BY WALTER LAQUEUR Walter Laqueur's book, "The New Terrorism: Fanaticism and the Arms of Mass Destruction", is empowering readers with the entire spectrum of terrorism. The reasons behind terrorism are not easy to understand, but Laqueur goes into great detail to try and bring the reader to an understanding of what the terrorist is thinking in order to justify the means to the end. Laqueur sheds enlightenment into a new arena for terrorism: Arms of Mass Destruction...
  • Harmful Act Of Terrorism
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    Terrorism in our own Backyard America is said to be the strongest nation in the world with a passion to provide a culture full of opportunities, freedoms and a land free of terrorism! Recently, we " ve all watched in horror as our country's dignity was compromised. The 9-11 acts of terror will always be remembered not only for the number of lives that were lost and for the damage done, but because our safe haven was invaded and that is unimaginable for most Americans. Now more than ever, securit...
  • 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...
  • Radical Groups Use Terrorism
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    Global problems affect the modern world. Todays rapid changes have made countries more interdependent than ever before, shrinking the world into a global village. As the world grows smaller, events in any one area have a greater impact on other parts of the world. National borders do not limit the effects of pollution or environmental destruction. Even poverty in some areas affects other areas because of migration and its impact on the world economy. Three examples of global problems that affect...
  • 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...
  • Palestinian Female Suicide Bombers
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    Female Suicide Bombers Suicide bombers have become today's weapon of choice. Middle Eastern terrorists are using suicide bombers because they are low cost, low technology, and a low risk weapon. Suicide bombers have also become readily available, requiring little training, leaving no trace behind, and strike fear into the general population. The success of suicide bombers depends upon an element of surprise, as well as acceptability to targeted area or populations. Both of these required fundame...
  • Word Terrorism And Jihad
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    Did the Quran or the sword accomplish the spread of Islam throughout the world To me, the answer is obvious. It grew through the power of the Quran, but to many the doubts are beginning to creep into their minds. After the events of September 11th, the media has been using Jihad as a replacement for the word terrorism. However, the people have no idea that the word Jihad is completely different than the word terrorism. Jihad, a holy war, when this word is heard, terrorism is a synonym which firs...
  • 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 ...
  • Use Of Terror
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    Terrorism in the Websters New American Dictionary is defined as the systematic use of intense fear as a means of coercion. In this day and age, the term terrorism is more than just the use of intense fear as a means of coercion but includes the use of terrorism as a means of revenge and pure sport and also as a means of suppression. While the dictionaries definitions says that it is the use coercion to promote certain ideologies, some of the most cleverly hidden terrorism today is the terrorism ...
  • New Iraqi Army After Their Armed Forces
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    Terrorism... This is a very common word in today's society. What does it mean? Or more importantly how do "we" prevent it and if necessary combat it? The word most commonly used to explain this is counter terrorism, but is also known as anti-terrorism. The military is a great force in combating terrorism with specialist groups in nearly each branch of the armed forces. Prior to the September 11 attacks the United States Armed Forces worked hand in hand with NATO and the United Nations combating ...
  • Risk Of A Biological Terrorist Attack
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    The world has entered a new venue of warfare. War and the formalities of fighting have not seen this kind of drastic mutation since the British Redcoats were forced to change their tactics of line assault. It is the age of terrorism, and as it stands now, terrorism is the voice, both domestically and internationally, for twenty-first century fighting. The biggest scare of this new reality is terrorism's ability to multi thread, which is its ability to dabble in every corner of our society. From ...
  • Cheka And The Red Army
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    Through the use of coercion from the Cheka and the Red Army, the Bolsheviks were able to maintain the control of the Revolution. The Bolsheviks used a system of terror to reinforce ideas and to force the people of Russia to bend to its will. The cheka and the red army were used to reinforce War Communism, from 1918-1921, under which every single industry, including small shops, were state own. Later the cheka went on to reinforce the New Economic Policy from March 1921. As part of these policies...

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