National Strategy To Combat Terrorism Case Study

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On Tuesday morning of September 11 of 2001, 19 hijackers by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaida attacked the United States of America by crashing 2 American airlines planes into the north and south tower of the world trade center in New York city. In addition, there was a 3rd plane that crashed into the pentagon and another one that was supposed to crash in Washington D.C but end up crashing into a field in Pennsylvania after its passengers fought with the hijackers. The four planes with more than 200 people each, were going to California and San Francisco.
The south tower was the first one to come down after burning for 1 hour, later on the north tower collapsed at 10:28 am. The attacks took the life of three thousand people and six thousand more were
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February 2003:
1 Analyze the nature of the threat.
2 Proposal of a strategy to overcome terrorism.
3 Define the goals and objectives of the strategy.
Terrorism is an act of war.
The enemy is terrorism, premeditated, politically motivated violence committed against noncombatant targets by subnational groups or clandestine agents.
In the fight against terrorism, the instruments of national power must be used.
The United States ' top priority is to combat terrorism and ensure the security of its entire territory, to destroy terrorist organizations and to strengthen American security and abroad.
Combating terrorism is not only a military issue but also a struggle for values. Strategy: Prevent ,Detect, Deny, Respond.
After the attacks of September 11, the search for a scapegoat began to blame him for the brutal act.
It was demonstrated that the Bill Clinton government had an anti-terrorist policy and anti-terrorist plan, but it was insufficient.
Prior to September 11, neither the US government nor the intelligence community had a far-reaching counter-terrorism strategy.
The Clinton administration did not adequately understand or assess the nature of the terrorist

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