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11/1/2012 | | MADUBUIKE EZINNE ANNIE A00014188 TOPIC: TERRORISM: IS TERRORRISM THE BEST APPROACH TO SOLVING PROBLEMS; A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA. Terrorism is perhaps one of the most exigent problems that Nigeria is facing today. Judging from killings here and there, bombings all over the place, it is becoming progressively more difficult to differentiate between tribal, political and religious altercations. Unfortunately terrorism has gone global and everyone is equally affected either as...

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Terrorism is the threat or use of violence against civilians to draw attention to an issue. Those searching for the causes of terrorism -why this tactic would be selected, and in what circumstances- approach the phenomenon in different ways. Some see it as an independent phenomenon, while others view it as one tactic in a larger strategy. Some seek to understand what makes an individual choose terrorism, while others look at it at the level of a group. Political Terrorism was originally theorized...

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Is it true to say that terrorism is a legitimate tool for the politically disenfranchised? Consider this question with reference to recent events. Introduction: Terrorism is the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes. The victims are usually chosen randomly or selectively from a population. Acts of terror are often performed by political, ethnic, or religious groups who feel they have no other recourse for their needs or demands. Because terrorist...

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Terrorism Terrorism is a major issue that affects all people all around the world. Terrorism has been a part of life for many countries like England, the United States, Syria, and Israel. In all of those countries and many more, thousands upon thousands of people have died. Bombings at the world trade center, the numerous attacks happening currently in the Middle East, and the letter bombs in the United Kingdom have shown us that terrorism and terrorist aren’t petty little things we can just brush...

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excuse”; in this case that fault is terrorism. Terrorism is the use of any violence, or intimidation that targets, or endangers, another individual’s civil liberties, politics, or government. Terrorism takes violence to an extreme level with no logical reason, or methodology. Terrorism is an excuse for the weak minded, who would rather assert their “authority” or “position” through violence, rather than finding innovative ways of dealing with their problems. Is terrorism ever justifiable? I would have...

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In the past years, terrorism has increased quite gradually, in both attacks and fatalities. Source 2 shows a graph comparing the number of Jihadist attacks Pre British and American invasion to post invasion stats. The pre invasion statistics shows that there were just 25 worldwide whereas post invasion there was a drastic increase in attacks to 200 per year. Source 20 shows the number of terrorist attack incidents and fatalities from the 1st of October 1998 through to the 8th of November 2006. From...

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Question: Many people regard terrorism as the most important issue confronting our world. Is this the case or is there something else? What do you think? Support your arguments with evidence from reference to contemporary sources. Since the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001 that shocked the world, people began to wonder how could possibly groups of people terrorized people for the sake of fulfilling their goals. Countries begin to strengthen their national defense through advanced weapons...

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Terrorism Imagine a world without terrorism... Imagine how much happier the world would be if it had no terrorism. Just take a moment to think about all of the people that would still be alive, all of the buildings that would still be intact, and all the mental trauma that could have been avoided. It sounds nice doesn’t it? I don’t know if this might have actually happened to you, but for those of you that it hasn’t, imagine if you’re father or mother would have died because of a suicide bombing...

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Where does it come from? Why is it used? How can we prevent it? What do we fear about Terrorism? Definition of Terrorism Terrorism actually comes from the Latin Word “Fear” x “The Unlawful Use of Force Against Persons or Property to Intimidate or Coerce a Government, the Civilian Population, or Segment Thereof, in the Furtherance of Political or Social Objectives.”(Source FBI) x FALLOUT SHELTER Terrorism  Is an unlawful act of violence Intimidates governments or societies Goal is to...

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Terrorism Terrorism has been said to be difficult to define, however, according to James and Brenda Lutz, it consist of six parts: (1) terrorism has a political objective, (2) it relies on violence or the threat of it, (3) it has a target audience beyond the immediate victims, (4) it involves an organization and is not the actions of isolated individuals, (5) it involves a non-state actor as the perpetrator or the target or both, (6) and it is a weapon of weakness of the weak designed to change...

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