Essays Tagged: "Terrorism"

Biological Warfare/Terrorism

Biological Warfare/TerrorismWhile many members of the United Nations and other countries have agreed toforbid the use o ... has theability to spread such vast distances at such great speeds. ?An act of biological orchemical terrorism may range from dissemination of aerosolized anthrax spores to foodproduct contamination, a ... aking it virtually impossible fornations and people to create or administer them.Biological warfare/terrorism is an ongoing threat against the lives of millions ofpeople around the world. We need to t ...

(10 pages) 399 0 3.9 Mar/2002

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


1) It is very difficult to resolve the international problem of terrorism for severalmajor reasons.Terrorists usually don't claim responsibility for their actions u ... something happened, this gains recognition for their cause, which is often thereason they resort to terrorism in the first place. These groups are often underground andindividuals rarely step forward, ... . That country is usually ready towelcome the criminal, for a small cut of the ransom. Algeria used terrorism as a businessto raise capital. By providing immunity, they became a haven for terrorists. ...

(11 pages) 566 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Effects of terrorism on the economics of America

TerrorismJUNE 1914: a young man in Sarajevo steps up to a carriage and fires his pistol. The Archduk ... them civilians. Within days the second world war has ended.Which of these four events was an act of terrorism? Which achieved anything? Which, if any, will history judge as justified? And whose histor ... orist? The suicide bomber, the rebel guerrilla, the liberation front, the armed forces of the state?Terrorism is fundamentally a political act. Terrorists act to advance a cause they mean to create ty ...

(2 pages) 194 0 2.8 Dec/1996

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

Towards a Definition of Culture

le events are clear indications of people's culture. The people who did this belong to a culture of terrorism. But through out all those events it is important to see how people unite to help out the ... ed the basis of freedom; freedom of travel, freedom of speech, and freedom of privacy. Those act of terrorism invade our privacy. At the airport, security personal are going through luggage. This extr ...

(4 pages) 200 0 5.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Through the Eyes Of Terror - A look behind the motivation of the Taliban and other Terrorists.

rises, and for good reason. The only person that can really answer that question is one who studies terrorism or is a terrorist himself.In the book The Anatomy of Terrorism, the author David Long reve ... ir personal vulnerability (Long IV). It is also important to be able to decipher between terror and terrorism. In the book, Terror & Terrorism, author Frederick Hacker writes, "Terror, which is in ...

(6 pages) 148 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Terrorism Vs. Asmmetrical Conflict : 1972 Olympic Masacre (Munich)

Terrorism vs. asymmetrical conflict:The 1972 Munich MassacreEver since September 11th at 8:45am, whe ... t 8:45am, when the North Tower of the World Trade Center was struck by American flight 11, the word terrorism has taken on a whole new meaning, especially to us as Americans. In the past when we would ... ffect us in the United States; boy has that changed in the past month. Webster's Dictionary defines terrorism as, "the use of intimidation to attain one's goals or to advance one's cause."(Webster's) ...

(3 pages) 158 4 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Terrorism: What It's All About. What Is Terrorism? Will it ever stop? Why do people resort to terrorism? Terrorism is the war of today.

s and organizations justify these acts of terror. These acts can be described as terrorist actions. Terrorism is an growing international problem. During the last twenty years, new terrorist groups ha ... l lover 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 defin ...

(3 pages) 704 6 4.0 Mar/2003

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

The Threat of Terrorism for Australia.

Terrorism can be defined in many ways. In the context of this essay, terrorism is defined as the cal ... me fear in the community or to intimidate governments in the pursuit of political goals.POST-MODERN TERRORISMWith the decline of communism, terrorist groups, which promoted leftist ideologies, have in ... ng, while religious and right wing violence has been increasing. There has also been an increase in terrorism related to nationalist and ethnic separatist struggles. Ethnic terrorists have more stayin ...

(6 pages) 81 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Terroism In The U.S.

Terrorism In The U.S.Section 1- "Naïve Hypothesis" Terrorism is a crime usually committed by on ... at of violence to create fear into its opposing government and the people that live by it. However, terrorism does take place where a nations own member of society tries to seek revenge on its own gov ... le of its society. One example of this in the U.S. is the Oklahoma City bombing by Timothy McVeigh. Terrorism not only has a harmful impact on its direct victims and government, but it also has a harm ...

(10 pages) 205 0 1.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

War, What is it Good For?

ople believe that it is the different causes of war that inspired Yangstine to think of this quote. Terrorism and international defiance are the major causes of war. I am amazed that in 1990 when Geor ...

(3 pages) 85 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


ng if we should have war with Iraq?' According to George Bush we are trying to completely eliminate terrorism, but according to Arun Gandhi we are trying to achieve nonviolence. Different people have ...

(4 pages) 83 1 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

War Situation: War against Iraq, or a war against Islam?

e Iraqis by ending Saddam's grip on power. This will benefit Americans by ridding another threat of terrorism and will also provide peace and democracy in the turmoil of the Middle East. The major con ... n is that this new American campaign can cause widespread Muslim anger, and possibly fuel even more terrorism. The fear has been aroused by calls for an Islamic jihad, which is have been furthered by ...

(2 pages) 246 2 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

America's descent towards fascism through legislation that attacks civil liberteies, such as the Patriot Act.

omnipresent, leader, guide, shepherd and keeper, Big Government. Under the auspices of rooting out terrorism, the United States government has passed into law the USA/Patriot Act, which is the first ... Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism, is 362 pages of hastily written imperialistic legislation. It was passed overwhelmingly, ...

(5 pages) 288 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Biological Basis of Fear.

Many Americans have been impacted by the events of September 11, 2001, and the incidents of postal terrorism with anthrax following the attack. Some individuals are having difficulty coping with the ... oing to help people manage the physiology of fear and anxiety associated with the current threat of terrorism? Utilizing clinical methods for treating posttraumatic stress disorder will aid psychologi ...

(13 pages) 251 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This is a Book Review on the book "New Perspectives on the Vietnam War."

support of Americans. Today isn't much different, the communist threat has faded, but the threat of terrorism and the spread of nuclear arms is still prevalent. The only thing that has changed, is the ...

(6 pages) 72 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

What is the difference between a revolution and a war for independence?

e, the clarity between a revolution and a war for independence becomes distorted. The bloodshed and terrorism started with the last generation, and as generation X is rapidly becoming the power in the ... e usual headlines of the morning newspapers cry out about massacres over there, genocide over here, terrorism down there, and political bloodshed up here, it desensitizes and to the majority of indivi ...

(3 pages) 65 1 3.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Discusses the Realtionship between the McCarthy Trials, "The Crucible", and "the Salem witchcarft trials".

nnocent people. Trials were held and raised havoc in what use to be peaceful nations.In a time when terrorism is a threat, it becomes easy for people to accuse others of terrorism with little evidence ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How to define terrorism.

Following the dramatic events of September 11, 2001, the issue of terrorism has become a permanent actor in the daily amphitheater of international politics. Elevated ... s ironic that such a captivating subject remains so elusive, as despite the attention given towards terrorism, there is much consternation as to what it actually is.Through discussion of the significa ... appreciate the incidence, and perhaps reach some conclusion as to the justification, if any, behind terrorism.The recent spate of terror attacks, both on the U.S and other parts of the world, has shon ...

(6 pages) 271 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"Is Terrorism the result of economic dominence?"

'Terrorism flourishes with global inequalities'. Throughout geographic history periods of extreme wea ... ted in social arrest, conflict over land and resources and acts of violence. Is the current wave of terrorism a result of economic dominance?'Terrorism is too anaesthetic a word. It is barbaric, bruta ... ce?'Terrorism is too anaesthetic a word. It is barbaric, brutal mass murder without justification...Terrorism can strike anyone, anywhere, anytime.' Prime Minister John Howard. 14 October, 2002. Any c ...

(3 pages) 182 0 4.8 Nov/2003

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

A Nice place to live. Costa Rica as the fine way to retire. With the highest rate on literacy in central america. secure areas, friendly people.

ays looking for. Costa Rica is one of the countries with the highest level of security. There is no terrorism and over all neighborhoods are very calm. There is not too much noise around the neighborh ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History