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  • Liberation Tigers Of Tamil Eelam Essay

    HISTORY OF THE LIBERATION TIGERS OF TAMIL EELAM: The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) were an intentional terrorist group well known in the northern/eastern Sri Lanka. LTTE was founded in 1976 and became the most effective, dangerous, brutal, organized and deadliest extremist terrorist groups in the world. They were a revolutionary association that wanted to establish an independent Tamil State to protect their human rights. Moreover, they are known for carrying out a high number of assassinations and used bombing campaigns including suicide bombers in the air, sea, and on land. Additionally, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil were the only terrorist group which controlled its own military, that was divided into three parts: Sea Tigers (sea…

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  • Glocialization And Deterritorialization

    Following decolonization, and the rise to power of the Sinhalese majority, the Tamils were driven from their homeland by systematic terror. According to Lewellen, “About 700,000 refugees, one third of the entire prewar Tamil population, have resettled on every continent…” (TL 167). One of the places Tamil have relocated is Norway. Tamils in Norway face significant social and economic differences between themselves and the established Norwegian community. This vast socioeconomic gap has led the…

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  • Why People Join Terrorist Groups Essay

    the grassroots to higher levels of policy making. Last week Dennis McGilvray, Sandra Johansson and Christine Sundberg engaged us in a fascinating panel on the subject of terrorism. To start, the panel focused on why people undertake the decision to join terrorist groups. Sandra Johansson explained that in Colombia, researchers came to the conclusion that they entered, for instance, the FARC and paramilitary groups, because they needed a job; they were looking for adventure, survival or because…

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  • Boko Haram Swot Analysis

    INTRODUCTION Every Terrorist group has a history such as where they came from and why did they appear in a specific country. Boko Haram first begins in 2002 in Maidu-Guri, the capital of Borno State in the country of Nigeria located in a west part of Africa. The Islamic terror group over the past years has being operating around the Nigeria and Niger boarder; also between Nigerian and Cameroon boarder. Nigerian has a population of about 170 million people and it is a multi-ethnic country with…

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  • ISIS: A Threat Analysis

    States would have likely got involved. This is a good example of a conflict with limited involvement by the United States. For a more current and rising threat this essay will look at ISIS since it has now become the biggest terrorist threat that faces the United States and has the most potential to grow. They have control over a large territory that stretches across the border of Syria and Iraq and has over 30,000 fighters with military capabilities (Cronin, 2015). It has gained enough power…

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  • Al-Shabaab Research Paper

    Throughout the 21st century Somali terrorists have terrorized the land and sea of the horn of Africa. Somalia is a country that has been plagued with civil war since 1986. In Somalia right now there are two major Islamic terrorist groups. Theses groups are known as Al-Shabaab and Al-Qaeda. From what these terrorist groups have done, Somalia is ;left with close to nothing to build it back up. Somalia cannot overcome this issue of terrorism because of Al-Shabaab, terrorists taking over the nation,…

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  • My Interest In Politics In The Srilankan Civil War

    life because then I had other priorities such as sports, exams, and other school related activities, hence I became alienated from politics. As I grew older, my interest in political affairs was realized at school. It was mainly in the year 2007 when the Srilankan government was taking high measures to eradicate the terrorism in the country. The Srilankan Civil War was an ethnic conflict between the Sinhalese and the Tamils in the Island. The Tamils in North and East of the Island fought to…

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  • Terrorist Group Analysis

    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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  • Summary: Island Of A Thousand Mirrors

    reasoning and it can additionally establish ethnocentrism, the view of things in which a person believes that their own group is the center of everything. Ethnocentrism nourishes pride, divides people and causes groups to boast, often while looking with contempt on outsiders, otherwise known as the outgroup. In Island of a Thousand Mirrors, the in grouping and out grouping of the Sinhalese and Tamils are what caused the gigantic divide between those of the same country. It caused the…

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  • A Thousand Mirrors

    spoiled, and destroyed her. It was not only to kill herself but to make a political and social statement about the lack of justice within the civil war. She mentioned that after being raped, she felt as if she was a “blank page” having lost the beauty and purity of her past. The movement leader was able to write a new story and purpose for her which seemed to be something she always longed for from authority figures. As I read her heartbreaking story, her destructive detonation made sense. I…

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