The goal for ending terrorism and the war on terror is to cut away terrorists’ necessary needs, unite nations against them, prohibit the harboring of terrorists in enemy countries, and to be a step ahead in security to prevent further terroristic attacks."State Sponsors of Terrorism.""The IMF and the Fight Against Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism."The nations working against terrorism, especially the United States of America, are reforming security in airports of passengers and cargo, also enhancing technology to detect bomb like substances, guns, and nuclear/radiological items in airport cargo, airport passengers, world trade, sea containers, and all other possible entries of weaponry for terroristic attacks.After the num...
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In this assignment my aim is to give account on the meaning of terrorism, background of terrorism the 9/11 tragedy and its repercussions, Pakistan become an ally of the US in the war against terrorism.In the war against terrorism, province of KPK suffered the most as having border with Afghanistan.In psycho-social loss in the war against terrorism, the first exposed curse was the rise in militancy and extremism which narrowed the circle of common people lives.A short legal definition used in the UN for an act of terrorism in the” peacetime equivalent of a war crime” ..In order to meet the challenges for terrorism and reducing the threats for human security, we need to review the root causes of terrorism within theoretical frame work.
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We are finding that it is very difficult to be at war with a concept like " international terrorism " because we also must give it a face.We are finding that it is an even more difficult task today to be at war with a concept like "international terrorism" because we also must give it a face.President Bush made it clear, however, that this is not just a war against the individuals responsible for the atrocities of September 11th, or terrorist leaders such as Osama bin Laden, but that it is instead a war against state sponsored terrorism as well.Now we are really at war and are confronting a genuine national crisis because to war with international terrorism is to war with other countries.Because of the nature of terrorism, military actio...
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8 years down the line the war on terror has not ended but the threat terrorism remains real.The end of the war was followed by a period of economic boom in the history of America.The cold war marked an important part of the world history as the twentieth century drew its curtain.The consequent war on terror which was directed toward Taliban and Al Queda and later to Saddam Hussein in Iraq has left more fear of attack in reiteration.Although terrorism has posed threats to Americans, the Patriotic Act which is supposed to fight terrorism has posed more threats to maintenance of civil liberty.
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Various multi-faceted campaigns against terrorism have been ongoing for the past one decade, but opinion remains divided on whether the global war on terrorism is achieving desired outcomes.Such a mechanism will heighten the public’s perception about the global war on terrorism.These issues, in my view, need to be addressed if we are to successfully win the war on global terrorism.To keep winning the war on global terrorism, the U.S. needs to stay on the offensive and elevate preemptive strikes against terrorist targets with a view to either kill the operatives or keep them on the run (Apostolou, n.d.).This is in line with Rumsfeld’s suggestion in the memo that the DOD need to come up with new ways to organize, train and equip its person...
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No one here is insignificant when it comes to the mission of fighting the War on Drugs and ending terrorism.I come to you today as an ally against the War on Drugs.The topic of the War on Drugs directly coincides with the War on Terrorism.On September 11th the United States became the victim of terrorism on our own shores.Even if you have never...
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Demystifying Terrorism: a War Against Terror & The Terror Of War, US Hegemony & Militarism.This kind of untoward feelings are also being seen in school on how students bullied their schoolmates belonging to a different race.In terms of the political realm, President George W. Bush declared a war against terrorism which entails not only defending itself from those who attacked America but also combating the very idea of terrorism, which is against the principles of liberty, equality, and security that the country upholds.This kind of dilemma is not only observable in countries under war or chaotic situations but rather it is affecting even developed countries with stable government systems.In terms of the economic situation of...
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, particularly in poor provinces in Indonesia and the Philippines; and the fact that many Muslims from this side of the world who heeded the call to jihad during the Afghan-Soviet War of 1979 returned home radicalized.Latin America: Terrorism Issues .Thus in Latin America, as well as in other parts of the world, the US should bear the responsibility of defining the terms and bounds of its War on Terror and make sure that its funds are being used for its intended and right purpose.Terrorism in Latin America .However, the real challenge is how not to alienate the moderate Muslims in the crackdown against terrorists, especially in the US War on Terror.
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The main problem was that the people of Pakistan did not think of this as their war but thought that Pakistan was just fighting Americas war in order to please them.This had profound affects on all aspects of Pakistan including political and financial and the result was a full war that Pakistan is continuing to fight against terrorists.This war against terrorism was something that America felt very strongly about and wanted all its allies to join in .Pakistan became the front line state for the war against terrorism and one of Americas strongest allies in the war.This however is completely opposite of what was actually achieved through the war.
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In November 2001, Israeli victims filed a complaint for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity before the Belgian courts against the leaders of Palestinian terrorist groups.Terrorism in Jordan increased in the 1960s with the increase in the Palestinian population and was subsequently exacerbated by the arrival of radicals after the defeat of the Six Day War.These take part in the war.During the Cold War, the USSR, which also led an "anti-Zionist" campaign against Soviet Jews, supported the extremist branches of the PLO (PFLP -Operations Externe then PPLP- Group of Operations Special), but while disapproving of Abu Nidal's international terrorism.While Israel is at war with the PLO in Lebanon, a street synagogue attack kills 4 p...
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His happy life came to an end when he discovered the violent version of Islam and of the holy war.As there are several reasons for the act of terrorism, I am going to explain the causes of terrorism in the lives of Ajmal Kasab (terrorist who performed the Mumbai attacks), Faisal Shehzad (who was accused for car bombing in U.S) and S.A.Baasha (Coimbatore 1998).Terrorists use violence on non-combatant people in order to achieve a particular goal like releasing of the prisoners, for money or for the holy war.Whereas, many Islamic leaders who believe that holy war and terrorist activities are against the act of religion Islam, there are some clear evidences and justifications written in Koran to carry out such bloody acts of terrorism.The we...
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Child development and family mental health in war and military violence: The Palestinian experience.The war resulted in drastic socio-cultural damage, economic loss, and destruction of schools and educational organizations.The country allied with the USA in the war against the Soviet Union and then against the Taliban.Pakistan, the country with a very significant geographical location, is also a front line in the war against terrorism.Children exposed to war, witnessed torture or killing of family members and those who lost significant figures in the act of terrorism, are at a higher risk of developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (Ahmada, 2010).
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Manne, R (2000) Introduction in Do not Disturb; Is the Media Failing Australia?Manne, R (2000), Terrorism has therefore been viewed as a model and not war as widely reported and promulgated by the international media.During the gulf war, in 1991, the Americans employed what was known as the pool system which was conceived as the main control of the journalists in theatre.In Suez Canal and Vietnam, the two countries realized the significance of employing massive propaganda and deception to win the war.Black Melbourne.
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He, while addressing in international seminar on Global Terrorism on August 29-2007 organized by institute of Regional studies (IRS) Islamabad pin pointed some noteworthy causes of terrorism in Pakistani and global perspective.Last century witnessed the events of insurgency and terrorism between two big powers in the guise of cold war.Charles Kegley while discussing the contemporary terrorism presents a root cause school of thought which asserts that political and economic deprivation are the main causes of terrorism.The Soviet Union and its allies allegedly engaged in widespread support of international terrorism during the cold war; in the 1980s the United States supported rebel groups in Africa that allegedly engaged in acts of terror...
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The “War on Terror” has contributed to the growing abuse of human rights.Due to “War on Terror”, the countries’ buildings are destroyed and it prevents the citizens from enjoying government benefit.That had involved “open and covert military operations, new security legislation, efforts to block the financing of terrorism, and more.” The effort has included several wars, lately the Iraq war and recently, Syria and also the war in Afghanistan.The war on terrorism has led to increased security, surveillance of the general population, as well as specific groups of interest.Indeed, there is no argument that the “War on Terror” has increased surveillance of the general population of specific groups and given the police more powers in their ju...
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(Responding, 5) "Terrorism .terrorism and terrorist activities is prevention."(Terrorism, 1) In my opinion the response to terrorism is .We have our own home-grown terrorists: crazed school kids, .shooting in columbine high school in Denver, the bombing and .
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Since September 11, 2001, many politicians, including President Bush, have established a direct relationship between poverty and terrorism.Through history, poverty has been one of the most important reasons of war, at anytime, anywhere.“Education, Poverty, Political Violence and Terrorism: Is There a Causal Connection?”, Working Papers).A year and a half and two wars later, the government of the United States has officially decided to join these efforts by publishing the National Strategy for Combating Terrorism in February 2003.Between years 2000 and 2010, we saw several conflicts in the world: the second Intifada (2000, Israel), Hmong conflict (2000, Laos), second Afghanistan war (2001), Waziristan war (2001), civil war in Ivory Coast ...
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School faculty members must be prepared and have plans for dealing with situations like terrorism.Counselors must walk a fine line when dealing with terrorism.School counselors, teachers, and other school faculty, play a huge role in helping out students affected by terrorism.The definition of terrorism is “the calculated use of violence ( or threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear.” The main goal of terrorists is to scare the American people, make them feel unsafe and scared.It is highly unlikely that a person in our country will be killed or injured by terrorism.
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Before the war on terror and before our alliance with the U.S.A, Pakistan was on the verge of defaulting on its foreign debt and being declared a default state.Terrorism also effect the health of the people Mental health researchers are exploring the effects of terrorism on the individual and on communities.If we pay attention to the arms production in America, one can imagine how many arms have been built or how much of the U.S annual budget has been allocated towards arms production by taking the war in Iraq, war in Afghanistan into consideration.Based on the intel received from American and various foreign intelligence agencies, America declared war on Afghanistan in 2002 followed by war on Iraq in 2003.India needs arms to protect its...
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Anti-Semitism was the central, consistent theme of Nazism, and from the time Hitler was appointed Chancellor in 1933 to the end of the Second World War in 1945 he exploited these sentiments through propaganda by making the Jewish population a scapegoat for national frustrations.Dawidowicz, an Intentionalist, disagrees and argues that plans for destroying the Jews had always been part of Hitler’s ideology and “in the end only the question of opportunity mattered.” Recent historical works have proposed that because Nazi terror was restricted partially due to lack of manpower, targets such as the Jews were singled out and made public examples.Kristallnacht has been interpreted by McCallum as a penultimate stage in Nazi terror and repression...
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Then Osama Bin Laden was blamed for September 11 attacks, Afghanistan was told to hand him over or there would be war, there was war.Some of the reasons for the war were: to eliminate the weapons of mass destruction, to eliminate the threat of international terrorism and to promote democracy in Iraq and surrounding areas.Thousands of protests took place all over the world against the war, the public didn’t want the war to go ahead, but it all seemed like a waste of time as George Bush had decided from day 1 that the war was going to happen with or without any support.This discussion is how the war started and whether or not we should have been at war with Iraq.He also gave a resignation speech, in his devastating resignation speech Mr co...
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The idea to use religion as a tool to convince people to fight this war and organizing private militias resulted in destruction of Afghanistan after the war.In order to cope with terrorism, our government should neutralise the moderate terrorists through reconciliation by offering them general pardon and asking them to renounce terrorism.After 9/11 incident, Pakistan supported the war on terror in Afghanistan.After the war, the U.S.A left the region in distress and civil war started in Afghanistan.The war has spread to every nook and corner of Pakistan.
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Other reasons are the religious influences, for example the Muslims who propagate Jihad (Holy war) and also peer influence (Newman et al.The internet can then be used as a great information source to enlighten students against terrorism acts and provide themes that promote peace, understanding as well as conflict non-violent resolutions (Rhodes 89).Young Muslims are brought up in an environment that misleads them about war.They eventually turn out to engage themselves in drugs and other acts of terrorism.The media and other social surrounding environment have contributed a lot to the growth and development of this kind of behavior among the school adolescents.
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From 2001 to 2005, there have been 523 terrorist incidents in Pakistan but from 2007 to November 2013, the total number of incidents has risen to 13,198.” “Pakistan is both an ally in the war on terror, and in some sense, a battleground in the war on terror”.It is not very simple to define terrorism but literature says “terrorism is an unlawful act, mass violence directed particularly at civilians, resulting in widespread fear.Explaining Terrorism: A Psychosocial Approach.According to Yousafzai 2007 “One of the motive in religiously motivated terrorist is “revenge” and it paired with the sense of altruism as many of them always had relative who has been killed or abused in the holy war”.Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 30, 229-248. d...
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Not only the United States but many countries in the world are losing sight of the basic human right to life, dignity and respect in the ongoing “war on terror”.There is no tangible enemy, and it is unlikely that international terrorism can be brought to an end by means of war.The “war on terror” was failing, the report claimed, and would continue to fail “unless human rights and human security are given precedence over narrow security interests.” .However it must be remembered that no war is correct, no war is worth the loss of our morals as human beings.Guantanamo Bay, the famous prison outside territories of United States has given the world pictures of the torture within the “war on terror”.
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With military troops dying and no end to war, Bush has strained relations with other foreign countries.His main intention to wage war on Iraq was for oil.George Bush’s War on Terrorism George Walker Bush has not been successful as a President.He led the war against terrorism and championed both the USA Patriot Act and Homeland Security Department domestically which allowed his government’s to take up absolute power over the aspects of the international war on terrorism which included establishment of military tribunals and removing fundamental rights long recognized under the American law.Barber, Benjamin R. Fear’s Empire: War, Terrorism, and Democracy.
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This paper will address this aspect of countering the terrorism to see where and how civil society comes into action for countering terrorism.To counter the menace of terrorism, it is essential to know and identify causes of terrorism.At the end of cold war the influence of communist regimes inspired by Marxist and Leninist theories made a cause of escalation of terrorism in the world.It does not mean that the religion causes terrorism but it does mean that the religion often provides symbols that make possible bloodshed even catastrophic acts of terrorism.Moreover, civil society may contribute high value studies in the field of terrorism, political aggression and for circumstances favorable to the increase of terrorism.
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Domestic terrorism is defined by the U.S. Patriot Act as a dangerous action that is intended to intimidate or coerce a “civilian population,” influence government policy by intimidation or affect a government’s actions by “mass destruction, assassination or kidnapping.” Terrorism can be the work of one isolated individual, or a larger network of criminals.Drug Trafficking and terrorism In the United States 2 of billions of dollars that poses a growing challenge to stability and security,” the report states, also noting that there are “more and more acts of violence, conflicts and terrorist activities fuelled by drug trafficking and organized crime.The Bush administration further amplified the idea of link between terrorism and the drug t...
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Government officials declare “war on terrorism” and the like.Hopefully, this key distinction will be realized by the people of the world before it is too late.In order to make that assertion solid and tenable, one must realize that the term terrorism should in fact refer to acts of violence, war or sabotage inflicted upon innocent civilian populations by a person or persons not affiliated with an organized army and outside of the scope of declared warfare.Indeed, one could make the argument, for example, that the founders of the United States in some ways inflicted terrorism according to our previously stated definition, for many of them were un-uniformed, taking up arms against an organized, sovereign government, no matter how noble the...
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Post 9/11, President Musharraff had no option but to be an active ally of the US in their ‘war on terror’.The US war on terror in Af- Pak region is aimed mainly at the Taliban and Al- Qaeda.Supporting nations like India, in launching pre-emptive surgical strikes against terrorist training camps, would yield better results in the war on terror.Every nation aims to counter the terrorism and win the war on ideals.US and ‘War on Terror’.
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