Essays Tagged: "acts of terrorism"

One September Day

e United States and the world underwent an immense change on September 11, 2001, due to the hideous acts of terrorism committed on the World Trade Centers in New York City, and the Pentagon in Washing ...

(3 pages) 87 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Going Back to Business as Usual. This essay is about how I believe people should not be obsessing about september 11 and how if we go back to business as usual the world would be better

st behind us and looking forward. By focusing so heavily on the past, we lose sight of the present. Acts of terrorism are still happening everywhere, by letting terrorism consume our lives we're essen ... op terrorism, in all its forms, whether it be international or domestic. If anything, their violent acts of retaliation only promote more violence, which leads to more terrorism. If the United States ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The similarities and differences of terrorism now and in the past.

e Pentagon, and another crashed. Thousands were killed but hundreds of thousands were impacted. The acts of the hijackers on September 11 were classified as acts of terrorism by almost certainly 99% o ... . This was important because it set an example that the United States would stand up for itself.The acts of September 11 have led the U.S. to take action against terrorism. They are trying to get rid ...

(2 pages) 208 5 2.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Is All Terrorism Unjustified?

es unjustified. The definition of terrorism according to Funk and Wagnalls is as follows: "Unlawful acts of violence committed in an attempt to over throw a government." Another definition is: "use of ... of violence, to create a climate of fear in a given population." # So whilst there are unjustified acts of terrorism, there are also those that are justified. Americans it self has committed these ac ...

(2 pages) 133 3 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Mass Media's role in influencing 'New' Terrorism.

-------------Terrorism is an aspect that has been effecting civilisation for hundreds of years. The acts of violence have many different aims and objectives which intend on being achieved by the perpe ... y the organisations (also known as cells) that support them. With the aid of the present day media, acts of terrorism are now becoming designed to grasp the attention of the entire world and thrust th ...

(11 pages) 574 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Oil Spills, one of main causes of enviromental pollution.

ineries, etc. Also it can be caused by illegal dumping, natural disasters, people's carelessness or acts of terrorism. After the oil gets into the salt or fresh water it usually floats making a layer ...

(1 pages) 72 1 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

War on Iraq.

s leader, Saddam Hussein, by force could lead to more anti-Americans in the Middle East and inspire acts of terrorism against innocent Americans and its allies.A non-profit research organization state ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

What would Hobbes and Locke think after September 11, terrorist attack

Hobbes and Locke in our timeNowadays, especially after the terrorist acts on September 11, 2001 and the war in Iraq, terrorism is a top issue, that turns the attention o ... understand their views on the role and purpose of the government and how their response will be to acts of terrorism and national security. On the one hand, it is important to keep high level securit ...

(7 pages) 98 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies


re declining in the 1990's but they have become more deadly."Throughout the 1970's to present, many acts of terrorism have been carried out by groups, which are mainly based in the Middle East due to ... rael but it is against human rights to harm civilians. The Palestinians have not benefit from their acts since they still do not have their land back.In an interview with Osama Bin Laden who is the le ...

(5 pages) 241 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Terrorism in todays world

mpires to rise, fall, and allowed people to gain power, Terrorism by nature is difficult to define. Acts of terrorism conjure emotional responses in the victims as well as in the practitioners. No two ... ments in every country. Terrorist have used violence to get their point across to the public. These acts are often necessary for the success of the movement or cause. The use of this violence can be j ...

(3 pages) 266 4 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

"The War in Iraq: What do you Believe!?" This paper was written about a year into the war, and at the time many people were arguing about the oil and Saddam issue.

, and that is what this War on Iraq is about. Saddam and Iraq may not have been responsible for the acts of September 11, but they are capable of repeating acts of terrorism similar to 9/11. There is ... sing terrorist or selling weapons of mass destruction to terrorists. They would be assisting in any acts of terrorism, and that is just one more reason why the United States should be over in Iraq. ...

(4 pages) 127 1 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Terrorism: What is it?

ers of Reconstruction." (Internet reference) The above-mentioned are just two of the many terrorist acts not typically considered to be terrorism.So, what is terrorism? There is no concrete definition ... person? Can it involve simply the destruction of property, with no injuries? Can governments commit acts of terrorism, or is the term reserved only for people who operate outside of governments? Must ...

(2 pages) 86 0 3.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Can Terrorism be morally justified? How and when? Or Why not?

was the horrifying beginning of what would come to be known 'the age of terror.' Although terrorist acts date back decades, it was this attack on the world's most powerful nation, America, that struck ... ear into the hearts of the Western people and the potential severity of these attacks was realised. Acts of terrorism are becoming part of everyday news, they are occurring around the world and being ...

(10 pages) 297 0 2.1 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

CCTV; Great Expectations, Minor Protection Final Paper: The deployment and failure or success of public CCTV systems in the United Kingdom against crime, terrorism and overall public opinion

Recent acts of terrorism are surprising unsuspecting nations all over the world, and it is not an act that ... ras in public places, with the hope of better securing their major cities against further terrorist acts.In 1994, 79 British cities were monitoring their central districts with a network of surveillan ... ting. (BBC News)Another misconception about CCTV is that crime is diminishing. In reality, criminal acts are just pushed into new locations where cameras are not present. Therefore, crime still exists ...

(7 pages) 55 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Defining Terrorism

Terrorism by nature is difficult to define. Acts of terrorism create emotional responses in the victims as well as in the terrorist. There are a ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Dropping of the Atomic Bombs

r motivesfor the dropping of the bombs, while some consider the bombing the largest and most lethal acts of terrorism in history. The United States should not have been the first to use such a devasta ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Patriot Act, Is it Worth Our Privacy?

morning of September 11, 2001, the United States of America was attacked by one of the most violent acts of terrorism this country has ever seen. Nineteen terrorists affiliated with the Al-Queda Terro ... as follows:* the federal government is allowed to keep any non-U.S. citizen suspected of terrorist acts for up to seven days without charges* government may view e-mail records of terrorist suspects* ...

(7 pages) 218 1 4.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

War Against Terrorism

and capitalism.It is not only about the attacks on Sunday and Monday, it is also about perhaps new acts of terrorism and the news in Americas defense-policy.In this article includes news from all ove ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

September 11

d into the United States center of military power, the Pentagon. These tragic events were caused by acts of terrorism. These acts may have been prevented if more precautions would have been taking upo ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


using your own knowledge of "social things." In the past few days we have seen the most devastating acts of terrorism since Pearl Harbor. It is hard for us to imagine why anyone would want to live wit ... using your own knowledge of "social things." In the past few days we have seen the most devastating acts of terrorism since Pearl Harbor. It is hard for us to imagine why anyone would want to live wit ...

(8 pages) 18 1 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers