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  • The Importance Of Funding For Terrorism

    organizations have been known utilize methods such as: kidnapping, extortion and protection rackets, fraud and drug sales. These types of activities often led to interaction with a large expanse of the criminal underworld. New terrorist organizations, such as Al Qaeda, have limited but cooperative relationships with organized crime syndicates. It is this relationship that with organized crime that really puts into motion that possibility of the acquisition and utilization of WMDs, Weapons of…

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  • September 11th 2001 Reflection

    On September 11th, 2001, an event so traumatic would occur that would alter the lives of the world’s population with the terrorist actions of Al Qaeda against the civilian population of the United States. On this tragic day, 2973 people had died in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, as well as in the 4 hijacked planes that were used to crash into these buildings. Such an attack on American soil had not been seen since Pearl Harbor, which left Americans, as well as the rest of the world,…

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  • Examples Of The Glorious Revolution

    “Sometimes you have to pick the gun up to put the gun down” -Malcolm X. I’m certain that every sane person reading this has never wanted to literally kill someone. We all joke around saying “I’m going to kill you!!” but obviously, we never actually do. What if that actually meant something? What if we really are going to kill you? This has happened many times in this course of human events; and it is by no means wrong to have such serious thoughts. This is not only on the singular person scale,…

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  • America's Influence On Terrorism

    Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda. An attack of this magnitude had never been experienced and left the American public in shock. As the media and the public were in a scramble for answers it was evident that the United States was under another terrorist attack. The Free Dictionary definition of terrorism is “the use of violence or the threat of violence, especially against civilians, in pursuit of political goals” ( Provided this definition al-Qaeda’s motives…

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  • Media Ethical Dilemmas

    Legal and Ethical Dilemmas: The Media and Terrorism Considering the recent rise in terror attacks across the globe and the predominant effect this has on journalistic reporting, this essay will centre around legal and ethical dilemmas that arise when covering terrorism in the media. Brian Jenkins (1974) states that “Terrorist attacks are often carefully choreographed to attract the attention of the electronic media and the international press. Terrorism is aimed at the people watching, not at…

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  • Influencing Machines By Brook Gladstone And Josh Neufeld

    They would not allow western civilization to corrupt their way of life. Here we see that all permeability can and will be consciously avoided. The Taliban allowed another group of similar minded individuals refuge in their country by the name of Al Qaeda. Al Qaeda is by far more militant than the Taliban and over a period of years, they began to refine their ideals into a more extreme design and into the organization known now as ISIS. Groups of people never stay the same for long. They…

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  • The Act Of Terrorism

    We have been exposed to terrorist both foreign and domestic. On the foreign side we have seen terrorist groups like ISIS, Al-Qaida. We have seen leaders such as Osama Bin Laden and Saddam Hussain. On the home front we have experienced acts of terror from street gangs which terrorize the citizens of our local neighborhoods. According to the Marine Corps Institute, correspondence…

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  • Cause And Effect Essay On 9/11

    Do you remember where you were when the world stopped that day on September 11, 2001? Most people over the age of 20 would probably answer yes to that question. The fact of the matter is, September 11, 2001 was a day that will never be forgotten. Not only were the September 11, terrorist attacks hurtful to the United States from a death toll standpoint, but they also hurt America from an economic and political standpoint as well. The attacks caused life as Americans once knew it to come to a…

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  • Spanish Unity In Spain

    The Desire to Create Spanish Unity Throughout the history of medieval Spain, a myriad of methods of control are employed by the political and religious regimes of the time in order to strengthen the unity of the state. In this paper, I will argue that religious persecution was rooted in the desire to create political and religious unity in Medieval Spain. The origins of religious persecution in the context of Christianity can be traced back to the time of the Visigoths, when the conversion…

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  • Clinton Fatigue: The Failure Of Democracy In The United States

    On Saturday, December 9th, the US Supreme Court voted 5-4 to abandon the hand recounts in the counties and set a new hearing for December 11th. This hearing lasted for two solid days, and on December 12th, the US Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in Bush v Gore and reversed the verdict made by the Florida Supreme Court. The court ruled that: not all ballots were being treated equally and thus a violation of the Constitution 's 14th amendment equal protection clause, the Florida Supreme Court would be…

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