Terrorism: The Dangers Of Terrorism In The United States

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Terrorism today Terrorism is defined as “The use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims”. Prior to the 2000’s few Americans understood exactly what terrorism is and looks like. We would hear the term terrorist and associate it with third world countries who were always in the mist of war. As for the rest of Americans who were clueless it wasn’t until the tragic events of the morning of Sept 11, 2001 when the word “terrorism” took on a whole new meaning. From this day to the present the U.S has been in the mist of fighting the biggest threat to national security terrorism.
A terrorist group by the name Al Qaeda claimed responsibility for the 911 attacks. In the days, months and years that followed the terror attacks of 911 the U.S launched a full out campaign against Al Qaeda and their leader Osama Bin Laden. After over a decade of fighting lead by the U.S and their allies against the terror network Al Qaeda on May 2, 2011 Osama Bin Laden
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With such ease of access ISIS has been able to broadcast its radical ideology and terror campaign all over the world for anyone to view. Unlike the days prior to the internet where terror organizations would only have the capability to recruit locals. Now with the access to the internet they are able to recruit and radicalize people all over all the world of all walks of life. This could someone who was once just an ordinary person at one point living their normal life who is one of our friends, neighbors or even relatives. The reality of it is terror cells have popped up across the U.S in the most unlikely places some of which people who have never step foot into the middle-east. As frightening as it sounds this is the reality of the state of terrorism we live in. Seems like the biggest fight against terrorist like ISIS needs to be done here on our own soil. In the wake of the San Bernardino shooting this has not held more truth to it than

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