Terrorism: Terrorism And Terrorism In The United States

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According to Merriam-Webster:
Terrorism: the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal
With all the dark forces fighting the assimilation that once made America a superpower, it seems fit to analyze some of these vices. It seems every day, CNN reports a new terror attack, shooting, or bombing somewhere in the world and terrorism has grown and evolved into something everyone, even Americans, fears. People keep looking over their shoulder and the entire Islamic faith has been smeared. But people do not question the credibility of the threat or even asks about what terror groups to fear more than others. And when Americans are asked about terrorism, their lack of accurate information warrants
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It contains every major terror attack, both conventional and cyber terrorist attacks, across the world in the last four decades. It also highlights some of the retaliation efforts by the American government. For example, “20 August 1998, President Clinton orders attacks on Osama bin Laden financed pharmaceutical plant in Khartoum and training camps in Afghanistan.” The object has three smaller world maps in the top left, top right, and bottom left corners. In the top left, the small world outline shades in countries based on ‘years at war.’ The map in the top right shows countries based on “Signatories to the International Convention for the suppressing of Terrorist Financing.” And finally, in the bottom left, countries are marked based on the major religion practices within its borders. In the middle right of the map, there are three charts titled: Annual Totals Worldwide of Persons of Concern to UNHCR, U.S. Citizen Causalities by International Attacks, and Total International Terrorist Attacks. On the bottom of the map, there is also four pie charts titled: Anti-US Attacks, 2000; Asylum Applications Submitted in Selected Countries, 2002; Persons of Concern to UNHCR by region; Repatriation of Refugee by destination.
The map includes attacks by all major groups across the world. On the back on the map there is a brief description of each terror group and their stated goals. On the top of there are two small regional insets of Palestine and Western Europe. Both again marked with terror attacks in the respective locations. The timeline on the back contains everything pertaining to terrorism from 1967 including attacks, police response, UN anti-terror efforts, and killings of major terror

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