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Terrorism has been around a long time and often appears in poor second and third world countries. Terrorism is the unlawful use or threatened use of force or violence by a person or an organized group against people or property with the intention of intimidating or coercing societies or governments, often for ideological or political reasons. Since terrorism has affected the world so hard recently, the United States and other countries are trying to find a way to end or limit terrorism as much as possible. However the best way to solve terrorism is to learn the causes of it and then to come up with a reasonable method to solve it.

The causes of terrorism are very similar if you compare one place prone to terrorism to another. Most terrorist groups are located in the Middle East. Iraq has always been prone to terrorism, with Saddam Hussein leading them.

Recently Afghanistan?s terrorist group Al Queda which is relatively close to Iraq has been in involved with Terrorism with Leader Osama Bin Laden being their key man. Other places where terrorism exists includes parts of South America and the Far East. A low education level in a country can help lead to terrorism. In many low educated places children are taught to hate a specific race, religion, or country. Since they are taught this from a young age they know no better and have no choice to make their own decisions. Many of these terrorists who carry out the terrorist crimes have much incentive to do so. They often believe that they will go to a better place and are doing a great thing. Sometimes the leader of the terrorists groups will offer large sums of money to a family if they send a family member to carry out a...