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    Two Sides Of Extremism

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    When you google “extremism” the first thing that pops up is “the holding of extreme political or religious views; fanaticism the dangers of religious extremism." The Merriam Webster 's definition says “Advocacy of extreme measures or views.” and I agree. I think extremism is when someone or a group of people take extreme actions , or risk their own life to make a change in the world to show their ideals in a positive or negative way. The google definition says extremism is dangerous because of the religious views, because that 's the first thing we think of due to the extreme terrorist group but what we don 't think of is the positive sides of extremism. The sides of extremism that has change the world that we live in today for the better…

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    life. The statement rings true for myself and many other educated voters. In today’s there has been a large growth within the Democratic Party; however, many from this newer generation are creating a movement that is redefining our political parties. Additionally, because of “Political Extremism” the Democratic and Republican Parties are beginning to fracture. In the mid-nineties, a major shift in how children were raised swept America. Quickly children’s little league games no longer kept…

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    Ideology

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    the iceberg. Needless to say, radicalism often leads to extremism and is often a complex phenomenon that can only be evaluated and a case-by-case situation. Its source, meaning and application varies from individual to individual and its not define by a single ideology. One of the reasons radicalization represent such an issue today is because of the easy access to information, the developments in mass media and modern electronic technology have served as an easy medium for radicalization to…

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    Radicalization is “the psychological process of adopting extremist positions (White).” It’s broken down into six-steps: “alienation, one alienated person meets another, group gravitates toward religion, interpret the religion in militant terms, militant group meets a terrorist contract, and they join forces (White).” According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation Counterterrorism Division it is a smooth process where not all individuals become radicalized extremists. The average person seeking…

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    Involvement In Afghanistan

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    cooperate with the government. With a national government supported by its people in place, Afghanistan will cease to be a safe haven for insurgents. The region-wide approach required to spur local change is one which should remain strategically focused upon incorporating varying tactics to achieve policy aims. An approach which takes into account the largest number of variables is one which is most likely to be successful. Therefore, the integration of civil and military efforts on both the…

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    Domestic Terrorist

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    In today’s society, there is more and more Americans who are joining terrorist groups. Therefore, the US government need to become more vigilant and understand the reasons as to why these individuals are following extremist groups. Instead of Americans concentrating of Muslims who wear turbans in American, the Federal Bureau of Investigations should also look at every day American men and women of all colors of skin. Although there are many reasons as to why Americans may become a home grown…

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    Essay 1 Please discuss in detail the difference between concepts of disengagement and de-radicalization. How are they related to one another? Why is it difficult to de-radicalize a committed The Islamist page 29? The difference between de-radicalization and disengagement is that de-radicalization is the process of which individuals or groups abandon their extremist ideologies while, disengagement is the process of changing an individual or groups behavior through refraining from violence and…

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    (U//FOUO) Title: Possible Threats and Test Terrorist Attacks made to Baltimore/Washington D.C. Roadways (U//FOUO) Focus Statement: Radicalized individuals with extremist group connections have been testing the infrastructure of Baltimore/ Washington D.C. One of these test attacks is the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel incident. These incidents and information found on the two key suspects indicate a potential increase of threats to the infrastructure of major cities across the United States. (U//FOUO)…

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    In the summer of 2015, Europe experienced the highest influx of Syrian refugees as a consequence of the civil war led by the Al-Assad family which ruled the country undemocratically since the 1970’s. After the Arab springs, a revolution which began in 2011 led to disbanding of numerous authoritarian regimes the Al-Assad’s refused to stop down and started a brutal civil war. This led to various groups of individuals fighting for varied ideals to fight one another. During this time, the extremist…

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    Types Of Extremism

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    Extremism can exist in many different forms and can be found anywhere in the world; the most infamous types of extremism include those of religion and genocides. There are many accounts throughout history of people giving away there most treasured values to churches, religious groups and religious projects. Sometimes their beliefs can be extreme enough to give away thousands of dollars. In the 1990s a man named Gerald Payne, made victims of over 18000 people (content.time.com). He told them…

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