Pay Riding And Free Riding

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Pay riding and free riding are terms that are used when talking about the coalitions that are created to fight against terrorism (Fratianni et al., 2004). To put these terms into context, free riding refers to those countries that benefit from the efforts of the United States fighting against terrorism, but do nothing or very little to help the cause resulting in the United States having to carry most of the burden during the fight (Fratianni et al., 2004). Pay riding is more complex because it refers to those countries that are on both sides against the fight on terrorism (Fratianni et al., 2004). These countries help the cause of the United States against terrorism usually for political relations and the help is almost always in the form of funding with large amounts of money (Fratianni et al., 2004). At the same time most of these countries are corrupted and they also contribute to terrorist organizations usually in exchange to keep peace within their countries, Saudi Arabia is a great example of a country that falls under pay riding (Fratianni et al., 2004). Only when the United States …show more content…
Everything that was mentioned in the latter sentence does, is detain illegal aliens and characterized immigration with criminalization in order to send a message to the public that whatever they are doing in the border is working and chances against a terrorist attack are decreasing. In reality, most of the illegal aliens detained in the border pose no security threat of any kind to the U.S. and the few that do (less than one hundred) out of the thousands that are detained are from Cuba and they don’t pose a terrorist threat (Andreas,

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