Taking Care Of Global / Domestic Terrorism Essay

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Taking Care of Global/Domestic Terrorism
Since our recent terrorist attack in September 11, 2001 many researchers like economists, sociologists, psychologists, and political scientists have been debating the cause of this terrorist attack. In addition, the 9/11 caused financial and military costs which involved fighting terrorism, and many people started fearing terrorist which caused limits to our personal freedoms. The United States has played a major role in terrorism as well as dealing with it. This paper will explain the definition of terrorism, examples of terrorism, and introduces the primary effect terrorism in our county.
So what is terrorism, many people have different and vague definitions of terrorism, and many researchers believe that the definition of terrorism can’t be agreed. The best definition of terrorism I found that is very explicit is “A policy intended to strike with terror those against whom it is adopted” (Hoffman, N.D). Meaning that terrorism’s intent is to intimidate with violence and terror so it can reach a political goal. The FBI defines terrorism as a “dangerous act to human life that violate federal or state law; Appear to be intended to intimidate or coerce a civilian population; to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion; or to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping” (U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, 2009 ). There is no exact meaning for terrorism since it has…

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