Terrorism Final

Topics: Terrorism, United States, Director of National Intelligence Pages: 2 (424 words) Published: April 24, 2013
Use your class text, readings, and slide shows. Do not cut and paste. I want an appropriate response to the entire question. Make sure that you answer each part of the question. Include the question with each of your responses.

1. The US Department of State (DOS) uses several tools of diplomacy. Briefly define the following: •Accord
Ad referendum
Compact
Declaration
Memoire
Note
Protocol

2. Some terrorism experts believe that a “Dirty bomb” is a serious and viable WMD threat to the United States. What is a dirty bomb? What is it made of? What sort of safeguards should we place on potential “dirty bomb” materials?

3. Describe the relationship between terrorist funding activities and criminal networks. Describe two legal and illegal methods of raising money. What is a hawala? What is the difference between a failed state and shell state?

4. What is the principle goal in an insurgency? Who ultimately decides the success or failure of an insurgency? Briefly describe the three typical organizational components of an insurgency (guerrillas, auxiliary, underground)?

5. Does terrorism present a unique set of challenges where traditional American civil liberties may be denied? If yes, at what point should government actions be limited? (When is too much and why is it too much?) If no, how can we combat terrorism within the limits of criminal law? Should everyone (citizen or not) be afforded due process?

6. Proteus USA is a project developed by the US Army War College and the National Intelligence University; it is designed to identify future threats to national security by assembling panels of experts in various fields that might impact national defense. What do they consider the three most important course of future action? Select one of the ten most important factors contributing to terrorism and briefly describe? (Chapter 17, Part4)

7. What are the seven dynamics common to all successful insurgencies? Give an example of...
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