List and describe the four force multipliers. How do terrorists us force multipliers? Give examples for each force multipliers.
There are four force multipliers in terrorism that author J. White speaks about in his book regarding terrorism. These multipliers are technology, media. transnational support, religion; they are a methods used so that manpower will not be increased, but to increase striking force. These force multipliers can work individually or hand in hand with one another.
If I had to choose, I would pick technology as my first force multiplier fight against because before you have start to plan, conduct, or execute you need technology for communication. According to White (2013), …show more content…
Hezbollah is an example of transnational support force multiplier. Although Hezbollah started out as a social movement, they realized the power and influence of others groups they became radical; therefore, can be called the father of terrorist organizations. Iran has been a huge supporter (funding) of Hezbollah. With funding from an entire country has allowed Hezbollah to support smaller terrorist organizations in the Middle East and also Islamic organizations here in the United States.
The media such as news broadcasting (CNN, BBC, FOX, and ABC) from different countries around the world is another example of a force multiplier of terrorism. By broadcasting via the media, terrorist groups spread their message out faster, this fast spread message can place fear in lives of