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The Growing Problem of Terrorism and Terrorists - Individuals often establish belief systems in regard to attitudes, behaviors, religions, and other areas based on beliefs and practices that they accepted during the early stages of maturation when many of their interactions were influenced by their families, who both supported and practiced the same traditions. In America the customary stance toward these varied opinions is to view them with tolerance, regardless of how strange or wrong the belief or action might seem. While individually people may disagree with the beliefs of other people, under ordinary circumstances, most Americans would either offer friendly advice or completely ignore situations that would not lead to dangerous or dea...   [tags: Terrorists Essays 2015]
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Terrorism - Terrorism On an early Tuesday morning, many families arose for another typical day. Unaware of a nearing attack, they carried out their daily routine. Tragically, instead of taking their children to school and going to work, they would be cowering for their lives. Attacks carried out by terrorists destroyed their homes and places of work. These terrorists came from a foreign nation, and attacked from the sky. They did not attack in hopes of pleasing a god, or to have family members released from prison....   [tags: Papers] 1376 words
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The United States and Terrorism - The United States and Terrorism Thesis: The United States government chose not to fully investigate the known increase in terrorist activity prior to 9/11/01. I. Introduction A. The United States government chose not to fully investigate the known increase in terrorist activity prior to 9/11/01. There were many instances of terrorism that were directly related to larger terrorist cell organizations but these organizations were not held responsible for the atrocities done in their terrorist cell names....   [tags: History Government US American] 1310 words
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Real Face Of Terrorism - Terrorism in the Webster’s New American Dictionary is defined as “the systematic use of intense fear as a means of coercion.” In this day and age, the term terrorism is more than just the use of intense fear as a means of coercion but includes the use of terrorism as a means of revenge and pure sport and also as a means of suppression. While the dictionaries definitions says that it is the use coercion to promote certain ideologies, some of the most cleverly hidden terrorism today is the terrorism used to suppress some ideologies or certain ethnic groups or societies....   [tags: essays research papers] 1512 words
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Terrorism - After watching both Battle of Algiers and Bloody Sunday I have come to have a better understanding of the motivations behind these two very important revolutions. It is important to understand why the FLN and IRA decided to engage in “terrorist” activities, because analysis of the motivations behind their actions will allow us to see how “terrorists” are labeled and who is labeling them. The ways in which these groups are labeled and characterized has a large impact on the actions taken and the ramifications of these actions....   [tags: essays research papers] 1927 words
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terrorism - Afghanistan Troops: About 1,000 soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division and various Special Forces units. Location: Kandahar International Airport, Bagram Air Base and Mazar-i Sharif. Special Forces units operate across the country. Equipment: The U.S. also has two carrier battle groups in the Arabian Sea. The carriers are the USS John C. Stennis and USS Theodore Roosevelt. B-1 and B-52 bombers also are still available at the joint U.S.-British air base on the Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia....   [tags: essays research papers] 2297 words
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Terrorism As An International Phenomenon - Terrorism as an International Phenomenon International terrorism, intelligence gathering and covert operations are all phenomenon, which intrigue the minds of many people both young and old. This paper is a historical recount and study on the various elements that comprise an international operation. It is also a vehicle for discussing the effects of intelligence agencies around the world, with particular interest in the CIA, Mossad, and KGB. This paper will show the various results of failed missions on the international community, examining whether the end justified the mean....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Impact of Terrorism on Immigration - The Impact of Terrorism on Immigration   Always on the lookout for opportunities to press their case, anti-immigration advocates lost no time after the attacks of September 11. As one of them pointed out in testimony before the Senate, It seems clear that the 19 terrorists of September 11 were all foreign citizens and entered the United States legally, as tourists, business travelers, or students. This was also true of the perpetrators of previous terrorist acts . . . While it is absolutely essential that we not scapegoat immigrants, especially Muslim immigrants, we also must not overlook the most obvious fact: the current terrorist threat to the United States comes almost exclusively fr...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Using Technology to Cope with Terrorism - Using Technology to Cope with Terrorism Each one of us has our own unique story of where we were when we learned of the attack on the World Trade Center towers. It’s a story we’ve told to friends and a story we’ll continue to tell as this event transforms from a living reality to a historical one. Some were awoken by roommates, others informed by colleagues passing through the hall, and others happened to turn on the television and watch with horror as the World Trade Center towers burned and finally collapsed....   [tags: War Terror Essays] 615 words
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Fighting the War on Terrorism - It has been said that the easiest way to discredit someone in the political field is to accuse them of possessing "Machiavellian morals." Until recently, today's political arena has been consumed by such illusive and controversial topics as human rights and the environment. Thus, it is easy to see why being referred to as a disciple of the austere Machiavellian principle could result in the untimely death of a political career. However, as of September 11th, the times have changed and so should the mindset with which politicians approach such elusive topics....   [tags: Terror Terrorists 9/11 Essays]
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Terrorism and the Contract Security Market - Terrorism and the Contract Security Market Contract security has become a billion dollar business within the last decade. It is by far one of the most profitable businesses today. Also, after the events of September 11th we can only expect this field to continue to grow. With the economy and country the way it is today, we can expect to see contract security and proprietary security forces increase in both size and tasks that must be managed. But is the contract security field ready to step up and perform the new duties we need them to perform....   [tags: Business Human Resources]
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Islam, Terrorism, Jihad and Media - Islam, Terrorism, Jihad and Media A bomb goes off in a marketplace in Tel Aviv. A suicide bomber launches himself in a bus full of people in the street of Baghdad. Foreign tourists get massacred at a holiday resort in Nairobi, Kenya. This can go on and on. We all have heard this kind of pathetic news in the media. These kinds of incidents are widely known as Islamic terrorism according to the western media. All such incidents have come to be identified with the religion of Islam. Such incidents from past and present have undoubtedly affected Muslims worldwide and more so in the West....   [tags: essays research papers] 1753 words
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Using Drones to Fight Terrorism - The Future of War People look to the future; people want to see a better way of life with new technology and other advancements. War is always going to be part of the future. The U.S. Military has come up with a new weapon that would help save lives of soldiers and civilians, it is known as drones. A drone is an unmanned aircraft that can be controlled from a safe environment. Drones were first used to provide high quality surveillance on areas suspected of terrorism. The drones could do this because they are able to fly and hover over their targets for hours while transmitting information to the people on the ground....   [tags: Drones vs Terrorists 2015]
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American Policies that Provoke Terrorism - The events that occurred on September 11, 2001 were horrific, unjust, and inhumane. As awful as these events are, they are not unexplainable. Without a doubt those who committed the acts were acting irrationally, but one must question what brought these people to this point of desperation, such that they would partake in a mass murder suicide mission. The U.S.’s involvement in the Middle East may shed some light on the sources of this desperation. U.S. policies in the Middle East are controversial and in most instances unjust....   [tags: Threats to World Peace]
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The Enviromental Affects on Terrorism - The Enviromental Affects on Terrorism "The FBI defines three types of terrorists: (1) a leader with a strong commitment to their groups belief system; (2) an "activist operator" who often has a criminal background and implements their groups agenda; and (3) an idealist who finds a sense of purpose in his commitment to their group." (Kressel, 82) In the field of psychology, it is the psychologists duty to try to come up with theories or correlations, which help people group and identify terrorist or terroristic behavior, quickly and consistantly....   [tags: Papers] 1110 words
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The war against terrorism - Is war the right way. Why do people resort to such violent acts as bombing, assassinations, and hi-jacking. How do individuals and organizations justify these acts of terror. These acts can be described as terrorist actions. Terrorism is a growing international problem. During the last twenty years, new terrorist groups have sprung up all over the world. Governments have had little success in their attempts to resolve issues in which terrorism is used. A major problem in discussing terrorism is establishing a generally accepted definition....   [tags: essays research papers] 984 words
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Terrorism and Airport Security - Terrorism and Airport Security The morning of September 11 was like any other. The sun rose from the east, and the day was full of life. People went to work as they were accustomed to, and everybody seemed safe from harms way. In airports across America: planes were taking their passengers to their destinations in record times. People went through airport security as usual, walking through the metal detector and sending their bags through the x-ray machines. Security at the airport was normal....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Terrorism vs. Human Rights - Terrorism vs. Human Rights Ken Livingston said of the London bombings “The people of London will get through this”. This statement, as defiant as it is, isn’t strictly true. Even if the people of London did not bow down to the terrorists, surely the government now is. The Prevention of Terrorism bill shows that the government is clearly willing to give up our freedom of speech as a result of the 7/7 bombings. This more then anything is handing victory to the terrorists. The fact that they are proposing to lock up suspected terrorists without a trial for 3 months is absolutely outrageous and one can only laugh when people refer to this country as a “democracy”....   [tags: Human Rights Essays] 607 words
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ISIS and Lone-Wolf Terrorism - Contrary to many people’s hopes, the rise of ISIS confirms that the war on terror isn’t over. In the post 9/11 era, stricter security measures, technological advancements, and anti-terror campaigns impede large-scale terrorist attacks. Consequently, terrorist organizations are utilizing a new, more elusive modus operandi, developed by AL-Queida, to harm civilians: lone wolf terrorism. According to the International Centre for the Study of Radicalization and Political Violence, ISIS’ new strategy is “terrorizing the West asymmetrically through individuals inside of Western countries.” Though unconventional, lone wolf terrorism is no less dangerous, a sad truth that became all too real for the...   [tags: Lone-Actor Terrorists]
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The War Against Terrorism - The War Against Terrorism On August 2nd 1990, Iraq invaded the small oil rich country of Kuwait on its southeastern border. Iraq claimed that Kuwait was a long time province from the 1800’s and early 1900s’, whose lands belonged under control of Iraq, a so-called province. Saddam Hussein also argued that Kuwait was pumping oil from an oil field that was on the border of the two countries and belonged to Iraq. Upon gaining control of Kuwait, Hussein was able to eliminate his previous debt to Kuwait and gain it’s substantial oil wealth, roughly 10% of the worlds oil supply....   [tags: Papers] 769 words
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Terrorism and Game theory - Terrorism is a rare, broad concept that affects individuals, schools, corporations, and governments alike. Generally terrorists end up wanting to make change with governments, and governments are usually the only groups powerful enough to try to deal with governments. But what should be the best strategy to deal with terrorists. Since September 11, 2001 game theory has been used to analyze how governments and how terrorists should act to achieve their best outcome. This paper will analyze the games that these competing forces can use to determine the best course of action....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Defending Against Agro Terrorism - After a long, hard day, you're really hungry. Imagine: tender slices of juicy roast beef, a pile of creamy mashed potatoes and butter, crisp-fresh green beans and for dessert a slice of warm apple pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Thanks to American agriculture, we are able to enjoy this wide variety of delicious foods; but could a meal that seems to be picture perfect be flawed by terrorism. Unfortunately, in today's world, threats of terrorism against the United States are a reality....   [tags: Terrorists, ISIS]
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Hezbollah the Terrorist Organization - Hezbollah: Hezbollah is a terrorist organization that originated in Lebanon in 1982. In just more than twenty years Hezbollah has proved itself to be an effective terrorist organization. Hezbollah is much more than just a terrorist organization. In Lebanon it has become a major political party and social force to be reckoned with, as well as a major supporter of other terrorist groups. Hezbollah is a powerful organization and this power has led to its dominance in the world of terror. Hezbollah was formed in 1982 by radical Lebanese Shiites who wanted to create an Islamic state in Lebanon and to free their land of Israeli domination (Byers, 2003)....   [tags: Politics Terrorism Terrorists ]
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Failed States and Terrorism - Failed States and Terrorism I disagree with the idea that states are going to be forced to collapse because they take too much responsibility. Weak states fail. That is what they tend to do. History has shown this. However they don’t necessarily do it because of being overburdened by taking on too many tasks. Take Poland for example. It was weaker than Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union and it was swallowed up by them. Mostly, weak states today fail because of previously being dependent on foreign powers and discontent due to globalization....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1415 words
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Analysis of Nuclear Terrorism - Nuclear Terrorism is Possible, but Not Probable   Abstract: Terrorist groups constantly strive to obtain a legitimate nuclear warhead. Iraq spent many years acquiring and constructing nuclear weapons but they were invaded by the USA before completion of the weapons. Terrorist groups are acquiring the materials necessary, but they have failed to enrich the nuclear materials to weapon-grade levels. Financial support, time, proper materials, advanced nuclear reactors, and most importantly, experts in a variety of fields are necessary for the construction of a nuclear bomb....   [tags: ISIS Essays. Jihad Essays]
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The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing - The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing On February 26, 1993 at 12:18 pm in New York City, the first call was received at the Central Office from a street alarm box at the corner of West and Liberty Streets. The call was reporting a possible transformer vault (or manhole) explosion on West Street near the World Trade Center. As manhole explosions are common in wet whether, there was no hint of a major catastrophe until the phones never ceased to ring after aid had arrived to the site. Numerous phone calls continued, now reporting smoke in the towers of the Trade Center as far up as the 33rd floor within the first three minutes of the explosion (http://members.aol.com/fd347/wtc.htm)....   [tags: Terrorism] 816 words
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Political Violence - Political violence is the leading cause of wars today. Personal agendas have led to many of the political objectives that cause violence today this has caused many problems throughout the world and will continue to do so until a solution to this issue is found. Political objectives have been advanced involuntarily dependent upon the kind of government a nation exercises. For instance, in a democratic nation political groups must worry about convincing the majority in order to advance ethically. Those who try to influence the majority through acts of violence are considered today as “terror” organizations....   [tags: Terrorism]
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Nuclear Terrorism Not Likely -     Abstract:  Now that the Cold War is over, both the United States and the former Soviet Republics are dismantling their nuclear arsenals. Because of a less than reliable system of nuclear security in Russia, the chances of terrorists group obtaining uranium or plutonium from Russia have increased. However, in order to assemble the nuclear weapon, the group would need both knowledge and all the necessary materials. Thus, a nuclear threat by a terrorist is possible but not very likely.   Nuclear Terrorism:   During the 1980s, the world often watched and wondered what would and could occur between the two super power nations, the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republ...   [tags: ISIS Essays. Jihad Essays]
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Terrorism and Human Rights -    As we try to come to grips with the tragedy of September 11, as individuals and as social scientists, a human rights approach can provide some guidance. A human rights approach always begins with, and has at its center a concern with individual victims of rights abuses. We turn first to the victims of the September 11 attack and their families and friends. The enormity of the loss of life, and the premeditated nature of the attacks on September 11th justifies calling them a crime against humanity....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]
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Globalization, Terrorism and War - Globalisation, the integration of world economies in terms of trade, finance, investment, labour and technology, is indeed an important force at work in the world today, and there is indeed much evidence to support such a statement: the integration of national labour markets, the increase in cross boarder trade and investment, and the development of a ‘world economy’ with measured GDP growth all suggest that globalism has become the dominant force in the world today. However, this blind acceptance of globalism that has become all to apparent in modern times is sometimes unjustified; in the past century there have been many contentious issue that dominate the global agenda, most recently ter...   [tags: Outsourcing, Offshoring, Free Trade] 1075 words
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Getting Tough With Terrorism - Getting Tough With Terrorism Which will it be: victim or victory for the United States of America. Our leaders tell us nearly every day that another attack by terrorists -- possibly with nuclear, biological or chemical weapons -- is imminent. The message seems to be: Get your affairs in order, make sure your will is up to date and prepare to meet thy God." Instead of our leaders sending that message to us, how about them sending the message to our enemies in a package more powerful than rhetoric....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 696 words
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Terrorism and Personal Identity - Terrorism and Personal Identity       Consider the personal comment of an ethnically foreign US citizen after September 11, 2001:   I became a United States citizen four years ago because of my long love affair with New York....I am a Bangladeshi woman and my last name is Rahman, a Muslim name...Before last week, I had thought of myself as a lawyer, a feminist, a wife, a sister, a friend, a woman on the street. Now I begin to see myself as a brown woman who bears a vague resemblance to the images of terrorists we see on television....As I become identified as someone outside the New York community, I feel myself losing the power to define myself......   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]
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Terrorism and Racial Profiling - "Before September 11 we had almost succeeded in eliminating racial profiling, After September 11, it's a whole new world," says Michel Shehadeh of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) in the western region. "One thousand Arab Americans have already been detained and we don't know who they are or what charges have been brought against them." Of those 1,147 Arabs and Arab Americans who have been detained, exactly zero have been charged with any formal offense in connection to the events of September 11....   [tags: Race Racism Prejudice Essays] 979 words
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Terrorism, Surveillance, and Radio-Transmitters - Terrorism, Surveillance, and Radio-Transmitters       ABSTRACT: This paper is an introduction into the discussion of different types of surveillance equipment. The paper centers on different intelligence agencies worldwide that use surveillance equipment, the types of information they need, and how they go about gathering the information. There is also a discussion on the most common type of surveillance equipment used by intelligence agencies, the radio transmitter. The transmitter is described in detail and its myriad of uses in surveillance are illustrated....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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international terrorism - After reading Martha Crenshaw’s essay on The Causes of Terrorism, thoughts were provoked that allowed me to look at the causes of terrorism from an entirely new perspective. It took my preconceived notions and feelings towards terrorism out of the picture and really let me look at the subject from a balanced point of view. I found this appealing because I have never been able to comprehend how there could be rational justifications to such a harsh reality. It really motivated me to try and understand more about such a complex subject....   [tags: essays research papers] 658 words
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Children and the September 11th Terrorist Attack - On Tuesday, September 11, 2001 my youngest daughter went to school just as millions of other kids were doing across the US. She started her day gabbing and laughing with classmates when she was supposed to be watching the schools in house news show and announcements on closed circuit television. The same routine she followed every morning. When a teacher from a neighboring classroom rushed in, obviously in a panic, yelling, "Change the channel…change the channel. A plane has hit the World Trade Center." My daughter's teacher switched the station to the first available news program and then pulled the distraught intruder to the back of the room in order to calm her while, at the same time, tr...   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays] 689 words
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Cyber Terrorism - Cyber Terrorism Thus far we have scratched the surface of the ever-perplexing problem of terrorism. As it has evolved those in the position of countering it have also gained some valuable experience. Even with this knowledge it is very difficult, bordering on impossible to prevent terrorist acts from occurring. In the recent past there has been an extra element added to this confusing and dangerous equation, the Internet and other computer capabilities. Cyber-terrorism is a realistic possibility but is it as detrimental as other forms of conventional terrorism such as a car bomb....   [tags: Internet Web Cyberspace Terror Essays]
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Combating Terrorism - At 8:45am, on September 11th, 2001 America’s heart was torn by a hijacked plane crashing through the north tower of the World Trade Center. Eighteen minutes later, a shocked country received a second blow as a second plane tore through the south tower. An estimated 2,819 lives were lost that day. The attack seemed to have come out of nowhere. As a country, we were not properly prepared to defend ourselves. America needs to devote as much money and as many resources as possible to combating terrorism....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Domestic Terrorism - Domestic Terrorism National terrorism has been the focus of attention since September 11. But now domestic terrorism is becoming increasingly common among hate groups across the nation. Domestic terrorism can be defined as visible crime, or “street crime.” These acts would consist of violent crimes, (acts against people in which injury or death results) property crimes (acts that threaten property held by individuals or the state) and public order crimes. (acts that threaten the general well-being of society and challenger accepted moral principles) It can also however be described as political crime, (criminal acts by or against the government for ideological purposes) which would include...   [tags: Violent Crime National Terror Essays]
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Speech: Terrorism - Speech: Terrorism INTRO Imagine yourself flying in a plane to US for a summer job. You are travelling to experience new country, job, to meet new friends from all over the world. And you think that you are really happy to be in that position. Everything seems to be perfect in your life, except some insignificant details. But all of a sudden an armed psycho puts a gun barrel to your head and proclaims that he wants to change the plane course, and if this will not be done he will kill you....   [tags: Papers] 905 words
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Biological Terrorism - Biological Terrorism I. CATASTROPHIC TERRORISM The date is April 24, 2005. The time is approximately 8:30 am. Somewhere on the New York City subway system a briefcase sits, apparently forgotten. Inside the briefcase, an electronic oscillator flips over, marking the passage of thirtieth minute since its owner abdicated. In the busy subway station no one notices the small hissing noise that is produced as an odorless, tasteless aerosol is slowly released into the air. Within minutes, the pathogen contained in the gas has spread throughout the station, and New York has unwittingly played host to the first recorded incidence of bioterrorism....   [tags: Terror Terrorists Science Essays]
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Terrorism Essays - Everyday there is someone on this earth that fears his or her life from terrorism. Guaranteed that these thoughts didn’t come about until after 9/11. When 9/11 happened there was a shock around the world. People were scared to fly. Scared for there lives, everywhere they would go. People should not have to live in this “free” country fearing that they don’t want to die because someone doesn’t like America, the military or the president of the United States. Wondering how many people actually knew someone that was in the world trade when it went down....   [tags: essays research papers] 854 words
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Why Terrorism Should Be a Global Concern - The war on terror is at the peak and there are vivid indications that every stone will be turned to halt it. A central assumption is that terrorism is a religious war, apparently between Christians and the Muslims. This is just a moral claim that terrorists are using to attract more people over to their side, as well as create solidarity among the Muslims. As a result, the imagery and the reality of terrorism differ overwhelmingly. There are various terror occurrences around the globe that are similar and can be classified as terrorism....   [tags: essays research papers]
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The Causes of Terrorism and How it can be Stopped - "Terrorism and guerrilla warfare, whether justified as resistance to oppression or condemned as disrupting the rule of law, are as old as civilization itself. The power of the terrorist, however, has been magnified by modern weapons, including television, which he has learned to exploit." (Guerrillas and Terrorists) There are many definitions and forms of terrorism: biological and chemical, nuclear, international, cyber, criminal, environmental, and US Domestic terrorism are some examples. Usually, terrorists blackmail governments with hostages to reach their ultimate goals....   [tags: Papers] 2623 words
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English Speech: Terrorism - English Speech: Terrorism Good (morning/afternoon) and welcome to my speech. Today I would like to enlighten you with a subject that I feel strongly about. That subject is terrorism and what it has done to the world. My personal opinion is that terrorism is something that is causing havoc in this place called earth and it should stopped before it gets out of our hands. The word terrorism in the English dictionary means "violent action for political purposes." This is the proper definition but my definition differs a little....   [tags: Papers] 508 words
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Terrorism Essays - International terrorism is one of the leading problems in this world nowadays. The militia of Montana was formed in February of 1994. It is located in noxon Montana. Its major founders are John Trochmann, David Trochmann, and Randy Trochmann. The main mission of this international terrorist group it to maintain the ability to govern its self .and it is also very obligated to keep America free. Really they want to spread the word and influence people to join or at least think like the militia of Montana....   [tags: essays research papers] 1265 words
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Analysis of Techno-terrorism - Techno-terrorism and the Future of Civilization       "Modern terrorism, with sophisticated technological means at its disposal and the future possibility of access to biological and nuclear weapons, presents a clear and present danger to the very existence of civilization itself"--Justice Arthur J. Goldberg. Mr. Goldberg's statement expresses a valid concern that has become an alarming reality. As terrorists trade pistols for airplanes and pipe bombs for nuclear explosives, technology is rapidly increasing the power, range, and effectiveness of attacks that terrorists are able to execute....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Stopping Terrorism Worldwide - Can We Stop the Worldwide Disease-Terrorism. Terrorism, which has been around for as long as people can remember, has been on the rise for the past ten years. Terrorists usually use murdering, kidnapping, hi-jacking and bombings to achieve their political purpose. For instance, according to Wikipedia.com (2006), in 1985 816 deaths, then in 2003, more than 1,000 people died by terorist acts around the world. In recent years, terrorism seems to be at a new height and attacks are much more violent than in the past....   [tags: essays research papers] 947 words
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The Approach of U.S. Foreign Policy and Terrorism - The Approach of U.S. Foreign Policy and Terrorism U.S. foreign policy is plunging head first in its war on terrorism. Our focus is expanding and including various dynamics that harbor American interests. By broadening our focus in our war on terrorism, we are beginning to spread ourselves too thin. Therefore, we risk the danger of fighting too many battles at once. Terrorism is a large issue that American foreign policy will not be able to tackle in the manner it has set out to do....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]
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The Media’s Support of International Terrorism -        Imagine you are a resident of Jerusalem, in the year 60 AD.  You are taking a walk throughout the marketplace doing your weekly shopping.  You see a man pull out a dagger and he yells ‘death to all Romans' and attacks a roman guard, killing him in front of hundreds of spectators.  The assassin quietly slips into the crowd and is lost in a sea of people never to be found.  The word of the attack spreads and soon it is the talk of the town. Many more attacks on Romans are made by the Sicarii and the Zealots.  Sympathizers of the Romans slowly disappear and their voices vanish from Jerusalem.  The fear of terrorism grows and Roman repression grows along with it, this in turn lea...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Terrorism is a Growing Form of Political Influence - Terrorism is a Growing Form of Political Influence Terrorism, use of violence, or the threat of violence, to create a climate of fear in a given population. Terrorist violence targets ethnic or religious groups, governments, political parties, corporations, and media enterprises. Organizations that engage in acts of terror are almost always small in size and limited in resources compared to the populations and institutions they oppose. Through publicity and fear generated by their violence, they seek to magnify their influence and power to effect political change on either a local or an international scale....   [tags: Papers] 1928 words
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The United States Needs a Terrorism Czar - The United States Needs a Terrorism Czar Introduction Drug trafficking activity and terrorism activity have much in common. Both drugs and terrorism have strong national security and law enforcement components, they have military components, border control components, economic and trade components, medical components, and agricultural components. Today there are some 50 federal agencies with some degree of counterdrug responsibilities and at least 12 federal agencies with important counterterrorism responsibilities....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays] 3083 words
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Terrorism: An External Shock of a Globalized Society - Terrorism: An External Shock of a Globalized Society For many, living in a globalized world has generated many benefits and welfare gains to their society, yet now it may be in jeopardy. Globalization is that phenomena where the world appears to be coming closer in terms of communication, services, trade, and culture. Examples of this includes the lowering of transaction costs in all these fields including the lowering of barriers to trade, reduced communication costs, (to an extent) the freer movement of people, and easier access to other countries' information....   [tags: Globalization Terrorists Essays]
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Human Rights Violations in the War on Terrorism - Following the September 11th terrorist attacks in which at least 3,000 people were killed, the United States has pursued policies that violate human rights in order to wage the war on terrorism. These policies include the adoption of new security measures, the poor treatment of captured fighters at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba, and the willingness of the Bush administration to overlook human rights violations in other countries in return for their support in the war on terrorism. When the enemy is faceless, as it is in the United States' fight against terror, there is a tendency to violate human rights in order to identify the perpetrators and anticipate further atrocities....   [tags: Terrorists Terror September 11 9/11 Essays] 1038 words
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Terrorism - It’s Time for an American Jihad - It’s Time for an American Jihad   America has been attacked, and thousands of American citizens have been killed. As a consequence, the American ideals of freedom and capitalism are under attack as well. We cannot sit and do nothing. Instead, we must seek out those responsible and punish them with the full onslaught of all our might.   Consider the targets: the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The World Trade Center was not merely an office building; it was the preeminent symbol of American capitalism....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 1044 words
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Terrorism: What is it, and how can it be prevented? - Terrorism by definition is the use of violence, or the threat of violence, to create a climate of fear in a given population. Terrorist violence targets ethnic or religious groups, governments, political parties, corporations, and media enterprises. Organizations that engage in acts of terror are almost always small in size and limited in resources compared to the populations and institutions they oppose. Through publicity and fear generated by their violence, they seek to magnify their influence and power to affect political change on either a local or an international scale....   [tags: essays research papers] 532 words
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Avoiding the Use of Terrorism in American Film - Avoiding the Use of Terrorism in American Film With the events of September 11th, 2001 still heavy on our minds, many wonder what will become of the violent entertainment that we as a culture have so recently enjoyed. Many audience members cheered for the mass destruction of major landmarks as witnessed in such special effects extravaganzas as Independence Day (1996), Armageddon (1998), and Deep Impact (1998), but now watching those images is difficult after seeing it for real. More difficult will be watching films in which acts of violence are committed by terrorist groups, especially those of Arab affiliation....   [tags: Movie Film Essays]
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Domestic Terrorism – The Bombing of Oklahoma City - Domestic Terrorism – The Bombing of Oklahoma City On April 19, 1995, at 9:02 a.m., the United States of America was reminded that the worst horror often comes from within. Within a matter of days Americans were forced to realize that this terrible tragedy may have been caused by citizens who call themselves patriots. Until the Oklahoma City bombing, Americans generally though of terrorism as a foreign problem that could not invade the walls of this nation. Many Americans had given little thought to what these patriots sought to do....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 3764 words
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Should Americans Fear Urban Terrorism? - SHOULD AMERICANS FEAR URBAN TERRORISM As long as there are American based militia groups, there will be the threat of Americans being attacked by other Americans. Even the majority of the membership in radical right-wing organizations finds the thought of terrorizing their fellow American citizens absurd. But when you have these types of organizations there is always a chance that a few personalities will turn to extreme measures to gain the attention of the media and the public’s mind. Until every radical right-wing organization discloses their goals and methods of achieving those goals are disclosed, there will be a threat of future urban terrorist attacks....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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It’s Time to Stop Corporate Terrorism - It’s Time to Stop Corporate Terrorism Looking at corporate terrorism, homlessness, and the technology gap, it is clear that the profit of large corporations varies indirectly with the improvment of the economy.  When given the opportunity, all companies would take money from the workers and communies and spend it on themselves.  The greed of large corporations is terrorizing communities throughout America.   Corporate terrorism is occurring and millions of people are losing their jobs as corporations claim they need to "stay competitive." (Moore)  Relationships between employers and their employees are dwindling as no credit given to the hard workers....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]
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Terrorism: Guantanamo Bay Detention Center - Detainees held in Guantanamo Bay Detention Center located in Cuba are not only potential terrorists, but are also potential threats to our country, families, and loved ones. Detainees have been stricken of their rights to due process and a fair trial in compliance to George Bush enacting the USA PATRIOT Act, after the September 11th bombings. Guantanamo bay should not be shut down, because the detention center allows us to prevent future attacks to the country, question and gain high value intelligence from terror suspects, and also the island naval base houses some of the most lethal terror threats to the United States....   [tags: Guantanamo Bay, Cuba]
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Islam has Been Hijacked by Terrorism - In the wake of September 11, leading Muslims in America and other Western countries rushed to condemn the killings. Yet they were slower to condemn the likely killers. "They, of course, condemn the destruction that happened on September 11," says Daniel Pipes, the director of the Middle East Forum, a think tank in Philadelphia. "The leading organizations have never, however, condemned the Taliban, Osama bin Laden, militant Islam." American Islamic leaders reply to such charges with indignation....   [tags: Threats To World Peace] 1473 words
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Countering Terrorism with the Help of Information Technology - Countering Terrorism with the Help of Information Technology What steps are needed for a nation to prevent terrorist threats being carried out. In a recent article by a few of DARPA's (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) managers, that answer is using IT (Information Technology). Robert Popp, Thomas Armour, Ted Senator, and Kristen Numrych state that the DARPA's goal is to "empower users within the foreign intelligence and counterterrorism communities with IT" so that the decision makers can make informed choices....   [tags: Papers] 1187 words
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Ecofeminist Analysis of Militarism and the War on Terrorism - Ecofeminist Analysis of Militarism and the War on Terrorism      Since the start of our retaliation against terrorism, war, and the military-industrial complex used to support war, have become extremely important topics. While accomplishing its primary objective, war also destroys the innocent. War hits the young, old, women and children. The environment is partially destroyed in the country in which the war is fought. Both a feminist and environmentalist perspective are useful when analyzing militarism and its policies of domination and oppression....   [tags: Feminism Feminist Women Criticism]
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Education and Understanding Will Reduce the Threat of Terrorism -     Abstract: Globalization has had both negative and positive effects.  While some cultures accept globalization as a wonderful gesture, others reject it with violent force.  Since the main country involved in the notion of globalization is the United States, many countries, most of those who are adamantly opposed to globalization, call globalization "Americanization."  For the Muslims who supported the terrorists in the 9-11 attack, they label America's treatment of them as reason for their hatred of the United States.  They claim that the United States has forced them into a situation they want no part of, and hence, their actions were a statement of rebellion.  Other countrie...   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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Viewing Terrorism through Social Psychology - Acts of terrorism are becoming increasingly common in today's society. From the frequent suicide bombings in Israel, the recent violence in the Russian village of Beslan, to the attacks on the world trade centers on September the eleventh of 2001 that so violently shook the world; terrorism is rarely far from our minds. Terrorist groups have a variety of aims, acts of revenge, politics, but by far the most common, and arguably most disturbing reason for these actions is religion. It is exceptionally important that we can learn to understand the forces that drive people to commit such wanton acts of destruction, and social psychology can help us to do that....   [tags: Psychology]
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Terrorism, Patriotism and the Farce of the Pledge of Allegiance - Terrorism, Patriotism and the Farce of the Pledge of Allegiance It is unfortunate that the terrorists did not attack and destroy the Pledge of Allegiance instead of the World Trade Center. But politicians and zealots have perverted "patriotism" to include a blind veneration of the United States based on an oversimplified conception that disregards current laws and social customs, a perversion evident in the idolatry performed regularly by most American citizens during the Pledge of Allegiance....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 1177 words
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Oklahoma City and Low-Tech Terrorism - Oklahoma City and Low-Tech Terrorism Abstract: Ammonium nitrate can be a very beneficial compound when used correctly. It has allowed American farmers to produce more and better agricultural products for decades. The Oklahoma City bombing revealed ammonium nitrate's dark side, however. That bomb, constructed from basic fertilizer, awakened America to the dangers of the common compound. It also caused America to loose its innocence of domestic terrorism. On April 21, 1995, America was forced to come to grips with terrorism on a scale never before witnessed on American soil....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1201 words
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Using Clostridium botulinum as a Biological Weapon - Fatal Dilemma: Using Clostridium botulinum as a Biological Weapon Ever since the dawn of biotechnology, the world had to face a new dilemma: bioterrorism. Using biological agents such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, etc., bioterrorism attack aims to cause illness of death in people, animals, or plants as a method of warfare. Used throughout history, biological weapon serves as a pivotal role in disarming an army. Botulism toxin, known for the most toxic substance in the biological world, has been used throughout history as a biological weapon....   [tags: Terrorism Terrorist]
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A précis concerning Burleigh Wilkins, Can Terrorism Be Justified - A précis concerning Burleigh Wilkins, “Can Terrorism Be Justified” I. On September 11, 2001, I along with the rest of the nation, witnessed historical terror and devastation as the Twin Towers, a long-standing symbol of American prosperity, crumbled to the ground after two hijacked airplanes flew through them early that morning. Almost simultaneously in Washington D.C., a third airliner flew into the Pentagon, and shortly after, a fourth hijacked plane crashed in Somerset Country, PA. Few survivors emerged from the rubble; in the end, thousands were dead, and, without explanation or apology, millions of lives had been changed forever – all in a matter of minutes - a painful contr...   [tags: Terror Attack Septermber 11 Essays]
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Internal Affairs and Canada's Previous Position on Terrorism - Internal Affairs and Canada's Previous Position on Terrorism A terrorist Tunnel: Issues concerning Canada's borders and the present threat of International terrorism Preface From the FLQ (Front de Liberation du Quebec) crisis to the recent acts of terrorism by Singh Rayet and the Tiger group, terrorism has found a place in Canadian society. Because of this, in the last 50 years, Canada has developed several reactionary policies, and control/Prevention mechanisms to deal with terrorism, including Trudeau's enforcement of the War Measures Act during "Black October" in reaction to internal terrorism, to the more recent development of the CSIS Act (Canadian Security Intelligence Serv...   [tags: Papers] 569 words
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Book Review: The New Terrorism by Walter Laqueur - THE NEW TERRORISM BY WALTER LAQUEUR Walter Laqueur’s book, “The New Terrorism: Fanaticism and the Arms of Mass Destruction”, is empowering readers with the entire spectrum of terrorism. The reasons behind terrorism are not easy to understand, but Laqueur goes into great detail to try and bring the reader to an understanding of what the terrorist is thinking in order to justify the means to the end. Laqueur sheds enlightenment into a new arena for terrorism: Arms of Mass Destruction. The chemical and biological weapons of yesterday are available and relatively cheap on today’s open market....   [tags: essays research papers] 758 words
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Bioweapons - Imagine a terrorist without any guns or bombs. Would he or she be considered a real terrorist. The answer is yes; anyone who threatens or endangers the lives of others are terrorists, even those who utilize bacteria and viruses rather than other usual weapons. When people use biological weapons as terrorism, that act is called a bioterrorism. Unfortunately, this actions have been repeated throughout the history, as well as in modern days. They can in fact be far more dangerous than actual weapons....   [tags: Terrorism] 1449 words
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Cyber-Terrorism - Cyber-Terrorism Cyber-Terrorism is a reality in the modern age of rapid technological advancement. As fast as new technology is established, people find ways to hack and corrupt it. Many times there is malicious intent behind such actions. These acts can include everything from computer viruses to contraband network servers to pirated IP addresses and credit account fraud. All of the stories we hear and those annoying emails that warn of a multitude of viruses can lull us into complacency when none of them come to fruition....   [tags: Papers] 968 words
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Cyber-terrorism - "It is now clear that cyber threat is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation," President Obama has said in one of his addresses to the nation. He would go on the say that "We know that cyber intruders have probed our electrical grid, and that in other countries cyber attacks have plunged entire cities into darkness." (Net Security.org, 2009) When the president of the United States puts this much emphasis into a subject it shows how important it is and how big of an impact it could have on the nation....   [tags: cyber attacks, 2015]
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