Essay about Is Terrorism And The Weapons Of Mass Destruction?

1164 Words Nov 6th, 2016 5 Pages
When we think of terrorists we think of the middle east, and how they attack the United States and other countries. This paper will briefly discuss what is terrorism and the weapons of mass destruction they use, and how it can affect western areas over a period of time. Terrorism has been around for centuries, terrorism is a group of people trying to terrorize a population or overthrow a regime either through the military or communities. The english term terrorism comes from the term regime de la terreur, was first used by philosopher Edmund Burke during the French Revolution and the Jacobin Reign of Terror (Dammer and Albanese, 2014).
History tells us that the assyrians organized a military group as early as the seventh century B.C. The group was started to conquer large parts of countries so they could eventually rule over the empires. In the seventh-century india, a group called the the thugs was formed: their goal was for their victims “ to experience terror and to express it visibly for the pleasure of Kali, the Hindu goddess of terror and destruction” (Rapoport, 1984). One of the most devastating terrorist attack on the United States was on September 11, 2001, there was an attack on the world trade center located in New York. The group that attacked the world trade center was a islamic terrorists group al-qaeda, this group flew two planes into the building causing innocent people to lose their lives while working for this nation.
This day was varying devastating for…

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