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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All nonbelievers are viewed as the enemy, and the religious terrorists are less concerned than political terrorists about a possible backlash from their supporters if they kill large numbers of innocent people.
Like political terrorists, ALF terrorists must publicize their acts.
"But if a man runs out in the street and cuts a boy's throat as he comes from a football match, he is a murderer, not a political terrorist.
Psychologists who read it decided he was more of compulsive serial killer than a political terrorist.
Local political terrorists' !-- -- Two Congressmen, both incumbent members of the 17th Congress, figured one after the other at incidents of "political terrorism," the first of which ended in death.
One of the world's most notorious political terrorists was headed back to court Monday for an attack that took place in 1974.
"There are bandits and political terrorists that are against the implementation of the Compromised Peace Agreement," he said.
He said that the country must be freed from the clutches of economic and political terrorists as well.