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    Understanding Terrorism

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    book, Understanding Terrorism Edition 5, the first few chapters talked about the definition of terrorism and what the first impression of terrorism is. In the beginning stages we read about September 11th, Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden. It was widely explained the reasons of why terrorism occurs and what leads people to committing terrorist attacks. It was determined early on that everyone has a different definition of terrorism and there is no one set universal terrorism. Terrorism is defined…

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    Response To Terrorism

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    Terrorism has been a high priority for law enforcement, and other government agents in the 21st century. Terrorism is a vague term and according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) it is, “the unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives.” (28 C.F.R. Section 0.85). One of the most well known examples of this is the September 11th…

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    ISIS And Terrorism

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    The ideology of terrorism supported by this definition can also be put on a range of severity. There are also different types of terrorism. “Selective or individualized” acts are aimed to take out actors in important roles usually political figures (Goodwin, p.2030). There is also “random terrorism” which the targets are unknown individuals who are not directly involved in the conflict (Goodwin, p.2031). On the different ranges of terrorism, ISIS and its fighters are on the top as being one the…

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    The Purpose Of Terrorism

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    Terrorism is not new to the world, it has been used since the early times of recorded history, but it is different today from what it was like in the ancient times. The Sicarii were a Jewish group that has been believed to do the first act of terror in the recorded history, by slaughtering their Roman rulers. In the past, terrorism was for the purpose of ethnic cleansing and to keep a brutal dictatorship in power. Today, the purposes of terrorism haven’t really changed, however it is better to…

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    The Purpose Of Terrorism

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    groups including based in Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, the Russian republic of Chechnya, Libya, The Philippines, Sudan, Syria and Yemen”. (67) The ideology of the terrorism is creating fear, and usually against innocent people, or people who think and act in a different way of any ideology which terrorists believe. The main goal of terrorism is creating changes into the society, but using the violence, and most of the time, involving death and injures to innocent people. This is the case Al-Qaeda,…

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    attacks of what can be considered ‘dirty’ nuclear weapons. These weapons are made poorly or made to cause large amounts of destruction in areas of large population such as North America or Europe (Coles). A more ethical approach to the issue of terrorism would be more one on one negotiation between leaders, rather than counter attacks causing a high number of civilian deaths (Banks). The Islamic State better known as ISIS can be considered a group that counterterrorism would not affect. With…

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    Terrorism Analysis

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    Terrorism is a crime with an intent for a political outcome. Common acts of terrorism that are familiar to most are airline hijackings, suicide bombings, rocket/missile attacks, IEDs and anthrax letters. What is the motive of most of most terrorists who choose their target? It depends on the benefit they are seeking. Several different outcomes include the following: media sensation, fear, mass destruction and death, and humiliate officials and governments (Newman & Clarke, n.d). Terrorists…

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    Terrorism And The Media

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    I have learned is that terrorism and the media do have a bonding relationship. Some reporting’s are part of the social construction of terrorism. Terrorist are also aware of their power on the media, and tend to manipulate messages through it. The media does not cause terrorist, but it does enhance it. Terrorist will use the internet to communicate as the relationship between the media, and allowing terrorism to grow stronger in the future. ` The main purpose of terrorism and the media is to…

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    Terrorism is an act of violent and coercive crime that is almost universally condemned. However, there has never been a true agreement stating what qualifies as an act of terror. In today’s society terrorism is viewed by most as an act of evil, however there is no universal agreement on what terrorism actually defines, and certain acts that are defined as terrorism can be justified under certain circumstances. Terrorism also includes government leaders using suppression on its citizens. After…

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    Terrorism is not a new phenomenon for us. The term “terrorism” originated in French Revolution in 1789 to describe the behaviour of revolutionaries. However, with the development of technology, international terrorist activities become easier, we heard the news about terrorism more and more frequently in the past few years. In order to protect the countries from terrorists, some countries passed laws that allow government to use extreme measures against terrorists. Those actions caused great…

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