As defined by the US FBI, 'the unlawful use of force against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population or any segment thereof, in the furtherance of political or social objectives'
In her previous novels, Mantel has evoked a sophisticated kind of terror, not with vampires and fantastic criminality, but with situations like political terrorism in Africa, police-state secrecy in Saudi Arabia, and even with anorexia among college students.
and adjunct professor of International Relations for Troy State University's European Region, put political terrorism into perspective, underscoring that "religious fanaticism can be an integral part of political motivation [for terrorism] when religious extremists, instead of practicing their religion as faith, pursue it as ideology.
Micah Halpern is a political and social commentator and columnist with expertise in the dynamics of political terrorism, Islamic fundamentalism and the Middle East who regularly provides commentary, perspective and analysis for network television and radio.
He said that the Khan's political tired against was nothing but a political terrorism, as according to him, the PTI chief has failed to furnish evidence before the returning officer during recounting of votes to substantiate his rigging claim.
He said this class had been subservient to the British rulers in SubContinent and got lands in return and the same feudal class had imposed, what he called "economic and political terrorism in the country.