Essays Tagged: "terrorist acts"

Al Qaeda will use the acts of September 11 to finally lure the United States into a Holy War, uniting the nation of Islam against the Western allies.

trikes at the innocent in order to draw attention to the sins of the invulnerable" (Johnson 1). The terrorist acts of September 11 definitely have gotten the attention of the supposedly invulnerable U ... fifty-sixty countries around the world, Al Qaeda quickly became a powerful group of extremists. The terrorist group united with other terrorist groups around the world, including the Jihad Group in Eg ...

(7 pages) 406 3 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Terrorism in America

since the first war in America broke out terrorism has been a constant threat. One of the earliest terrorist acts was committed in 1963 when four young girls were crushed after a bomb demolished a Ba ... at any given time, usually when it is expected least. The Congressional Research Service warns that terrorists are not those acting on behalf of established governments or militant organizations, but ...

(4 pages) 401 0 3.3 Nov/1996

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 until the fuse is lit, it'snot a cas ... t a case of Jack The Ripper sending an ear to the cops and warning them who his nextvictim will be. Terrorists usually do claim responsibility for their actions after the media isaware that something ...

(11 pages) 566 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


ch has been around for as long as people can remember, has been on the rise for the past ten years. Terrorists use murder, kidnapping, hijacking, and bombings to almost always achieve a political purp ... rm.There are many different types of terrorism, for many different purposes. The primary reason for terrorist acts are to force a change in their nation's government. If terrorists are not satisfied w ...

(6 pages) 293 0 4.0 Dec/1996

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

Global Marketing: Case Study on Effects Of 9/11.

n this topic, focussing on a detailed discussion of what the effects were and the reasons why these terrorist acts have had the impact they have.IntroductionAmerica suffered the worst terrorist attack ... were grounded. Politicians around the world condemned the attacks and promised help in finding the terrorists. President George Bush promised to hunt down the perpetrators of what he called "an act o ...

(14 pages) 602 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

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 a ... thout a reason. The connection between his country of origin and his actions, can make him easily a terrorist suspect. The rights of these people are neglected and as the "war on terrorism" is not ove ...

(7 pages) 98 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Southwest Airline's Future

y have had their ups and downs, from fluctuating fuel costs to questionable promotional programs to terrorist acts. Although Southwest Airlines has delt with a variety of set backs, one such as 9/11, ... njoyed 29 profitable years, expecting that 2001 would be a banner year for Southwest. Then came the terrorist attacks of 9/11, and like the rest of the airline industry Southwest was forced to regroup ...

(7 pages) 463 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

International Coastal Security Compared to U.S. Coastal Security

govern the operations and procedures of all maritime issues. Given the recent horrific incidents of terrorist acts, the vulnerability of maritime security was made obvious. The International Maritime ... oing to stand for it. The Bush administration called for a great deal of funding to deter and fight terrorist acts, and like the President of the United States stated, "We will win this war on terror! ...

(5 pages) 126 1 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Q. What are the tactical or strategic reasons for resorting to terrorism?

Reasons for resorting to terrorism vary as much as the types of people who commit terrorist acts. Terrorism generates psychological fear beyond the immediate act. Terrorist acts are ... onal society. This essay will define terrorism before the strategic and tactical motivations behind terrorist acts will be discussed.Terrorism is increasingly becoming defined for society by the media ... rrorism throughout this essay can adopt this definition.Strategic and tactical motivations behind a terrorist act are incredibly varied. States and official movements such as El Salvador and the Pales ...

(3 pages) 101 0 2.2 May/2004

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

Turning History on Its Head - A New Look at the Cuban Missle Crisis

as waging a war against Cuba that involved several assassination attempts against the Cuban leader, terrorist acts against Cuban civilians, and sabotage of Cuban factories.[1] The endgame of this low ...

(9 pages) 83 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Terrorism: What is it?

it viewed as religious heresy. After the American Civil War (1861-65) defiant Southerners formed a terrorist organization called the Ku Klux Klan to intimidate supporters of Reconstruction." (Interne ... te supporters 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 ...

(2 pages) 86 0 3.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The USA Patriot Act: How does it affect libraries?

equired to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act) is described simply as a bill "to deter and punish terrorist acts in the United States and around the world to enhance law enforcement investigatory to ... trength and all our resources and devote ourselves to better way to identify, disrupt and dismantle terrorist networks" (Department of Justice). Even though the PATRIOT Act does not mention libraries ...

(8 pages) 102 1 4.1 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

MUN speech

tering terrorism. Worldwide participation should be taken in the implementation of the present anti-terrorist conventions, and new international methods must also be developed in order to counteract t ... through bilateral and multilateral agreements and arrangements to make extraditions easier and deny terrorists asylum, in order to prevent and suppress terrorist acts. Countries must realize that supp ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Isarel and palestine terrorism

This article is about hostile actions, or actions termed terrorist against Palestinians and British soldiers, by Jewish groups within the British Mandate of ... nderground organizations, the Irgun Zvai Leumi and the Stern gang, were responsible for a number of terrorist acts:During the period 1937-1939, the Irgun conducted a campaign of marketplace bombings a ... assinated people have publicly stated (before, not after their assassination) that they were behind terrorist attacks on Israeli civilians. Israel has asked the Palestinian Authority numerous times to ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Meaning of Terrorism

ent; it is the deliberate creation and exploitation of fear for brining about political change. All terrorist acts involve violence or the threat of violence. It is the fear of this act that has power ... al to change. By undermining confidence in the government and political leadership of their target, terrorist attempt to spread panic. It is premeditated to have mental effects that surpass the initia ...

(2 pages) 50 1 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

This an essay about a recent history occurence. it is very opinionated but i think that it is pretty good

gned by George Bush forty nine days after September 11. The reason this bill was signed was to stop terrorists and terrorist acts on American soil. Although the Act has helped with more than one hundr ... uthorities may stereotype and focus on the Middle Eastern people because we have made them known as terrorists. Not only have these people been treated unfairly and unequally, they have had their righ ...

(2 pages) 31 1 4.1 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

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

ork, this 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, t ... ons "terrorism" has a "common core of meaning" in its different usages and this is the notion that "terrorist acts are acts of coercion or actual use of force, aiming at monetary gain (predatory terro ...

(10 pages) 297 0 2.1 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Terrorists Acts by Domestic Extremists.

There have been several terrorist acts committed in the United States of America, not by terrorists that live in other count ... ot acting on behalf of a foreign power, and who may be conducting criminal activities in support of terrorist ideas and whose acts are aimed at elements of the U.S. Government or population. Those obj ... uck bomb that destroyed the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. It was the second most deadly terrorist act to occur on American soil. It has still not been completely determined if McVeigh and ...

(4 pages) 105 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The USA Patriot Act.

USA Patriot Act was designed and passed by Congress in just a few weeks after the World Trade Centerterrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 in New York. The USA Patriot Act (Uniting and Strengthening ... ng purposes. The USA Patriot Act is an extremely valuable tool to protect America and prevent other terrorist acts from occurring if used and enforced properly.The Patriot Act covers a wide area of it ...

(4 pages) 289 1 3.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The War on Terror and It's Effects in Iraq.

There have been hundreds of terrorist acts every year, and the same characteristic in each of the groups or organizations commit ... and therefore relying on inefficient methods and reactions (medicine) to the difficulties involving terrorist organizations. This is subsequent to a two-and-a-half to three year "war on terrorism", wh ... tists -- before there was any evidence, and continuing in the face of evidence pointing to Islamist terrorists. Antiwar Spaniards had long warned that aligning with the U.S./U.K would intensify the th ...

(10 pages) 123 0 2.3 Nov/2005

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