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    Knowing this, the idea that many people hold of one day defeating terrorism once and for all is idealistic. On September 20, 2001 after the 9/11 attacks in New York, President Bush addressed the United States, saying, “Our war on terror begins with Al Qaeda, but it does not end there. It will not end until every terrorist group of global reach has been found, stopped and defeated.” It is this very idea that is flawed in the way we approach terrorism because frankly, terrorism is now evolving at…

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    standards-based education reform.” (Rudalevige 1) Bush implemented the $1.3 trillion "Bush tax cuts" which lowered the marginal tax rates for nearly all U.S. taxpayers. Bush had demanded an invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 to overthrow the Taliban, destroy Al-Qaeda, and to capture Osama bin Laden. He also “signed the US-India Civil Nuclear Agreement with India, greatly improving relations between the countries.”(Inside Gov 1) Overall, Bush accomplished a majority of his plans at least for those…

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    9/11 Apocalyptic Films Essay

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    Case study 1 Apocalypse and the influence of 9/11 on the apocalyptic movies Apocalypses have always been in people their heads, the thought of the end of the world has been and still is really popular in the film industry. Bendle says “Apocalypses are one of the oldest narrative forms, and they have informed some of the most imaginative and terrifying imagery in cultural history” (Bendle, 2005). In the years before 9/11 the apocalypse movies, books and magazines have been a great and widely…

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    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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    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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    “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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    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” (www.thefreedictionary.com/terrorism). Provided this definition al-Qaeda’s motives…

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    Media Ethical Dilemmas

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    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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    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

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    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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