Essays Tagged: "terrorist"

Mill's Utilitarianism, Sacrifice the innocent for the common good?

relative weights are assigned to thevarious considerations.In deciding whether or not to torture a terrorist who has planted abomb in New York City, a utilitarian must evaluate both the overallwelfar ... dbe caused by the bomb exploding against the pleasure and pain that wouldbe caused by torturing the terrorist. Then, the amounts would be summedand compared. The problem with this method is that it is ...

(5 pages) 310 0 4.0 Oct/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Terrorism: An Explosive Answer?

rorism. It seems this form of protest has beenaround since Biblical times. Also, the main goal of a terrorist is not to do damage toone peticular person or place, but to gain publicity for an idea the ... and is usually politicallymotivated. (Terrorism 3)Our fight against terrorism became something the terrorists might fear in 1970, atthe Hague Convention. This United Nations convention basically defi ...

(4 pages) 185 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

About the economic effects that september 11th, had on the US economy, and whether or not sanctions would be a good idea for the US to use against Afghanistan

later when President Bush declared a war on terror. The public acknowledged the need to destroy the terrorists and their infrastructure. Most approved of the bombing of Afghanistan. But did any of Ame ... he war on terror would do to their economy? Do the negative aspects of the US imposing sanctions on terrorist harboring countries overcome the positive aspects?Before a discussion on the effects of sa ...

(6 pages) 155 3 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Legal and Illegal Immigration in the U.S. A Persuasive essay on why the United States needs to improve security its borders.

immigrants. When the two World Trade Center towers where destroyed everyone immediately thought of terrorist's. Later United States intelligence linked it to Osama Bin Laden. Bin Laden had his people ... eople from his army come to the United States and get information on how to carry out his plan. The terrorist's even trained on U.S. soil to get more knowledge on how U.S. machinery, security, and avi ...

(1 pages) 203 0 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Counter Strike

and your team.Gameplay:Counter-Strike is an online first person shooter in which there is a counter terrorist team and a terrorist team. The game is played on different maps, each having an objective. ... re probably the hardest and most challenging out of the different types. On these maps, half of the terrorist team must make it to the designated escape zone armed only with a pistol and a few rounds ...

(7 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Biology paper on Russia's risk.

y way they will be able to sustain their lifestyles is to sell there knoweledge of deadly toxins to terrorist republics. After investigating a few of the still running Russian biotech facilities it wa ... entists. They realized that the only way that they could prevent the Russian scientists from aiding terrorist countries is to either offer them jobs within the U.S. scientific department or to offer t ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Persuasive Essay against racial profiling in airports.

causing harm to others. Furthermore, airport security has done a superb job in pinpointing the true terrorist, any person of a different race. This twisted view of justice must be recognized and must ... people have regarding people who are different from them. Labeling a particular group of persons as terrorists not only is unfair but it tarnishes the reputation of that entire race. By practically ma ...

(2 pages) 210 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Dawn on the Horizon - My essay summarizing Elie Wiesel's book Dawn, also with book quotes included.

Previously, having survived hell in the Holocaust, Elisha now finds himself as a freshly recruited Terrorist in the holy land of Palestine. However, Elisha finds that being a terrorist is not all fun ... e presented is one of war. There are many instances throughout Dawn where the transgressions of the terrorists are justified by themselves as being an act of war. On one such occasion we read of a sit ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Letter To The Editor of West Australian.

humanitarian resolution" in a sense of forgiveness(Letters, Aug. 9, 2003). A forgiveness..? For the terrorist who didn't show one shred of compassionof remorse? It is like granting them the right to c ... s sentence is very likely to be used as an excuse for further terror. This isalso very ironic since terrorists often voluntarily choose to die for their course. It is a dangerouspsychological game whi ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Should We Drill in the Arctic?

ic? As most people should have known, the oil and the gas prices had rise since the attacked of the terrorist on 9/11/01. Ever since the evolution of machine, the technology of machine for drilling fo ...

(4 pages) 76 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A Feared PATRIOT This is an essay about the USA PATRIOT Act and some of its potential problems.

y question. The USA PATRIOT Act is an effort by the United States to "level the playing field" with terrorists. However, in their zeal to enable themselves to fight terrorism, the leaders of this coun ... o government power abuse.The USA PATRIOT Act allows the government to monitor people believed to be terrorists very closely. However, this type of monitoring is exactly what the Nazi party used in its ...

(1 pages) 227 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Terrorism in todays world

errorism. Even the U.S. government cannot agree on one single definition. The old adage, "One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter" is still alive and well today ("Terrorism Research Cente ... ople believe that terrorism is evil, it is merely misunderstood because there is no set definition. Terrorist are responsible to most of the freedom movements in every country. Terrorist have used vio ...

(3 pages) 266 4 3.8 Apr/2004

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

Security / A brief look of security post 9-11.

. So you can either cooperate with the new security acts or you can be arrested and held as being a terrorist, so you might as well just go along with all the new acts.One of aspects of life most effe ... and peace throughout America. Since 9-11 we have invaded and conquered two countries for harboring terrorists. The US has no tolerance for terrorist. A new agency called Homeland Security Act has bee ...

(2 pages) 160 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Can Terrorism Ever Be Justified? If So How? If Not, Why Not?

g, and menacing of the innocent to inspire fear for political ends. This definition was proposed by terrorist analysists in 1979, but has never been surpassed for clarity and concision. Schmidt and Yo ... articular focus into the discriminate principle shall be discussed, as it is widely believed that a terrorist act is often judged from within this "non-combatant immunity" concept. Secondly, this pape ...

(13 pages) 389 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory


example. I'm Muslim, and Arabic. And what do people think of me if they don't know me. Oh she is a terrorist. She is related to Uhsoma Binladin. And all that crap. But they don't know mw at all. So I ...

(2 pages) 241 7 3.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Why Torture is wrong.

Since September 11, much support for torture interrogation of terrorists has emerged within the public. This has suggested that the United States engages in more ... United States engages in more interrogation tactics, including the use of torture, when questioning terrorist suspects and illegal combatants. However, torture - which is defined as the infliction of ... but it also increases radical Islamic and moderate Islamic hatred of USA, which just recruits more terrorists. Most terrorists are not deterred by punishment. They are willing to die for their cause ...

(3 pages) 117 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Reign of Terror in Tale of Two Cities

"White Terror." In this time, many of the leaders of the Revolution were executed along with other terrorist in France. It has been said that if there would have never been a Reign of Terror, anarchy ...

(1 pages) 32 1 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Why Did The United States Go To War With Iraq?

the United States went to war with Iraq was because of the belief that Saddam Hussein was harboring terrorists in Iraq and that he had in his possession weapons of mass destruction whether they were n ... ns of why the United States went to war with Iraq was because of the belief that Iraq was harboring terrorists in their country and were helping terrorist to hide from the United States. After Septemb ...

(7 pages) 122 0 3.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Based on evidence you have examined, to what extent is it true to say that Mao Zedong was a terrorist or employed terrorist tactics.

According to the Collins Concise Dictionary, a terrorist can be defined as, 'one who governs by terrorism or intimidation.' Mao Zedong can be descr ... can be defined as, 'one who governs by terrorism or intimidation.' Mao Zedong can be described as a terrorist to a reasonable extent because despite his good intentions in the bigger picture, he emplo ... ortages of food and raw materials by exhausting the workforce.Mao Zedong was to a moderate extent a terrorist, as well as a hero. Though the consequences of his actions were devastating, they were alw ...

(2 pages) 38 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

To Fight or Not to Fight ( Terrorism in the USA )

ive retort by the United States will have a better outcome than no action at all as a result of the terrorist's acts in New York. If you live in America right now you can't turn around without being a ... k logically and precisely. To speak with a deaf person, you use sign. To get through to any and all terrorist and countries that support that sort of thing, you speak in their language, namely terror. ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues