U.S. State Department list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations

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  • Improve The Effectiveness Of Terrorist Organizations Essay

    In recent decades the United States, and the larger world, has faced a new enemy that has required new policies and laws. Terrorism and the rise of violent, non-state actors has forced the world to quickly adapt to new and more violent warfare against actors that do not adhere to the internationally agreed upon laws of armed conflict. Because of the rapid pace that was required to deal with this new threat, actions were taken that do not represent the values of this country and policies were created with that may require so alterations to improve their effectiveness. The policies in place to designate foreign terrorist organizations are in need of some change so that national defense resources are being used wisely and the government can counter those groups that pose the greatest threat to the United States. Designation Foreign terrorist organizations are designated by the Secretary of State in…

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  • Terrorist Attack On Terrorism And Its Effects On Society

    15 Years ago now on September 11, 2001 at 08:46 EST the United States and the world was forever changed. After these attacks the world would see an increase in Security, surveillance, and military action. Terrorism is now the most talked about problem in society today, terrorist acts cause political, economic, and social problems for the area or country that these extremist groups attack or target. Terrorist events have major effects on society such as economic, political and social problems in…

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  • Boko-Haram: Terrorist Organization

    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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  • Terrorism Strategy

    political, ideological and religious aims” (Ganor, 2002, p. 288). This vehicle to gain an objective for the group has become more popular in modern times as the audience for violent acts has increased with globalization and technology. The world was shocked when a terrorist organization was able to bring down the World Trade Center in 2001 as well as attack other targets inside the United States simultaneously. This prompted a response by the United States, where they declared a war on terror…

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  • Hillary Clinton Controversy Case Study

    world that it was an “ angry mob responding to a video made in the U.S. that mocked Islam and the Prophet Mohammed, but officials later determined that it was a terrorist attack”. Greg Hicks was the U.S. deputy chief of mission in Libya at the time of the attack. Hicks relayed to the White House, State Department and others that this was a terrorist attack from when it first occurred. Hicks wanted to know why his words word turn, and why the American people were lied too at first. Additionally…

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  • Post 9/11 Aviation Security Report

    airport.. It identifies passengers on the no fly list. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Do Not Board List from boarding an aircraft.. Some of the precedures include, shoes must be removed at the check point, Specific ID required; ID name must match name on ticket. All baggage, carryon and checked, must be screened. No liquids (above 3.4 ounces) allowed through checkpoints, just to name a few. (Are We Safer in the Air Since 9/11?”, 2011)…

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  • Interoperability Issues In Syrian Refugees

    The United States (U.S.) support Syrian neighboring countries for hosting Syrian refugees , however, the continual increasing number of refugees, straining capacity, may create situations of the U.S. increase hosting Syrian refugees. Eighty thousand Syrian refugees referred for resettlement since the outbreak of conflict in early 2011; causing states such as Canada, United Kingdom, United States, Norway and Australia to increase their resettlement quotas. The State Department reported that the…

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  • Essay On The Impact Of 9/11 On America

    future holds. These numbers now serve as more than just an emergency telephone number. These numbers mean something personal to all Americans who witnessed this historic event not long ago. The 2,977 deaths on that day in the World Trade Center is something America will never forget and America has changed forever because of it. America has adjusted our foreign policy, created new and improved security, engaged in war and we, as a nation, have had, and still have to mentally and emotionally…

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  • Ronald Reagan's War On Terrorism

    natives living in the very areas they live in. For example, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Afghanistan are just a few bases for terrorist groups located in the Middle East. Groups like ISIS and Al-Qaeda have caused harm around the world, but America has put their say in this war against terrorism. Terrorism is relevant because these different groups affect the connections of countries including the ones they are centered in; terrorism also involves violence in many forms, and takes a toll on the…

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  • Pursuing The Career Of A FBI Agent

    This list contains items such as candidates must not have been convicted of a felony or been convicted of a domestic violence misdemeanor or more serious offense. Likewise, they can’t knowingly or willfully engage in acts or activities designed to overthrow the U.S. government by force. Candidates mustn 't fail to pay court ordered child support. In addition, they cannot fail to meet the FBI’s drug use guidelines. Defaulting on a federally funded student loan, or failure to file federal, state,…

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