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    A mix of religion and politics is what hardens Hamas as it allows them to win the hearts of the Palestinian people. Since Hamas governs by the doctrine of Islam and are helping to end Israeli occupation it comes as no surprise that the population highly approves of them despite their acts of violence and crimes. Hamas uses religion to push political messages. Just looking at Article 6 of their Covenant, explains exactly how they mix religion and politics. Furthermore, the preamble clearly identifies the political side of Hamas. In fact, Hamas got the easiest and most reasonable way of mixing religion and politics. Islam clearly encourages the destruction of Israel and the force that the Palestinians are against happens to be Israel. Leaders…

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    COMPARISON OF SHIITE GROUP HEZBOLLAH WITH THE PALESTINIAN GROUP HAMAS KUNJA RAI “The earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed” Mahatma Gandhi Abstract: Hamas and Hezbollah are assessed on various bases to compare them. This writing presents functional and ideological comparison between the two groups, which stand on their ideological grounds. The aspects of these groups are assessed on categories of historical, ideological and military keeping in mind…

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    Terrorist Group Analysis

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    The organizational structure of a terrorist group determines its strengths and weaknesses and there are two categories of organization; hierarchical and networked. Groups associated with a political activity require a more hierarchical structure in order to coordinate terrorist violence with political action. Terrorist groups using the networked structure, are organized in cells so that the loss of a cell would not compromise the identity, location or actions of other cells or the organization.…

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    Hamas — Islamic Resistance Movement Hama is a Sunni-Islamic fundamentalist organization of Palestinian nationality. The group was founded in 1987, and it’s original goal was to liberate Palestine from Israeli occupation and to establish an Islamic state in the occupied Israeli territory of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Hamas’s headquarter is located in the Palestinian territory of Gaza. The group formed as an offshoot of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. Hamas is known for being the first…

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    COMPARISON OF SHIITE GROUP HEZBOLLAH WITH THE PALESTINIAN GROUP HAMAS KUNJA RAI “The earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed” Mahatma Gandhi Abstract: Hamas and Hezbollah are assessed on various bases to compare them. Two of these groups who have their own ideological stand has been compared functionally and ideologically in this article. The aspects of these groups are assessed on categories of historical, ideological and military keeping in mind the…

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    Case Study Of Al-Qaeda

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    they know what they are doing. It can take nearly years to plan an attack because they are so patient and tend to consider all outcomes. This is a deadly recipe for disaster. When Al-Qaeda strikes it rarely fails due to their foolproof and strategic plans that take a very long time to develop. Al- Qaeda’s targets are precisely selected and must include people or have significant meaning; their attacks are not acts of randomness. Group’s Effectiveness The terrorist group Al-Qaeda has had its…

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    them cross the line from venting their anger to becoming terrorists” (Sageman 84). He then concludes that it is this in-group loyalty, “inspired by a violent Salafi script,” that accounts for the process of radicalization (Sageman 88). Like Marc Sageman, Quintan Wiktorowicz approaches the process of radicalization by examining the interaction between theology and social psychology. His case study research on Omar Bakri Muhammad’s radical Islamist organization, al-Muhajiroun, was published in…

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    rationalizations that explain away doubt.” (374) While group loyalty is important to understanding how and why individuals sacrifice for the group, power can also influence others to self – sacrifice. Suicide bombers take their own life for the group or the cause. “From 1980 to 2001, suicide attacks accounted for 3 percent of terrorist incidents but caused half of the total deaths due to terrorism.” (367) With suicide attacks on the rise, it is important to understand the conditions that they…

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    Boko-Haram designated as a Terrorist Organization Boko-Harams affiliation with Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), a regional terrorist network operating in North Africa, evoked concerns from international policy makers (Taylor, L.). The two terrorist groups were thought to be sharing funds, training, explosive materials, and aspirations to expand their focus outside Africa to encompass Europe and the United States (Taylor, L.). Boko-Haram targeted the United Nations building in Abuja with…

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    Based on Akins, the evolution of learning theory said that all social behavior is learned, including crime. He identify social learning theory in four key elements. First, differential association refers of individual learning deviant behavior from their close friends or family. (Akins & Winfree, 136) One example, individuals that grow up with a close friend that is involved in terrorism behavior is more likely that he or she follow the same line of terrorism behavior. Second, imitation is one…

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