Terrorism

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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'
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The index considers 23 various indicators including crime rates, massive unrest, military expenses, involvement into armed conflict and relations with neighbors, number of prisoners, political terrorism, number of terrorism attacks and others.
He further explained that the sectarian issue will also be influential and the issue of political terrorism would rise up from time to time while the political and social segregation will remain a factor in the political situation if the political problems are not solved between the Iraqi parties.
In contrast, communism's role as an ideological basis for political terrorism was just beginning, and would become much more significant in the 20th century.
Blatantly clear is the fear that to criticize the Israeli government is to be labeled "anti-Semite." It is a fear based on reality and one needs only to observe how distorted and misused the label has become as a form of manipulation and political terrorism, an agenda to silence and deny.
Jackson, Richard, "Knowledge, Power and Politics in the Study of Political Terrorism", Richard Jackson, Jeroen Gunning and Marie Breen Smyth (Eds.), Critical Terrorism Studies: A New Research Agenda, Abingdon, Routledge, 2009, p.66-83.
Hoffman is to be admired for his vast knowledge of political terrorism and because he remained an adviser to the military in Iraq when many other academics, disgusted by the Bush administration's invasion of the country, simply walked away or didn't answer the phone when contacted for help to begin with.
Ethical Aspects of Political Terrorism: The Sacrificing of the Innocent.
Jongman, Political Terrorism: A New Guide to Actors, Authors, Concepts, Data Bases, Theories, and Literature (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2005).
11, 2001, were not just acts of political terrorism, but part of a cultural war, a clash of civilizations.
Swedish daily Expo claims that Anders is a part of group called Nordisk, which is a neo-Nazi group and focuses on political terrorism. He has leaning towards Christian Fundamentalism.
<em>BBC</em> reported that Karachi officials believe the bombing was the work of rival criminal gang, and now related to political terrorism.