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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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This book is an attempt to understand the mood and motives that provoked this political violence.
More abstract in intent and approach, his effort tackles some of the categorical, philosophical, practical, and personal difficulties confronted when studying political violence.
Because political violence erupted in both Italy and West Germany, della Porta employs John Stuart Mill's method of agreement to discern variables that have explanatory power for political violence in each country.
But political analysts said Sunday that they were stunned that large-scale political violence had erupted so far in advance of elections scheduled for November 1998.
Thiruvananthapuram: Winding up his party's campaign against the CPM, BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday warned that Kerala's ruling party will be "wiped out" if the political violence in the state does not stop.
Alongside its involvement in the Yemeni civil war, Saudi Arabia has been accused of being a leading sponsor of political violence in the UK and elsewhere.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on July 4 issued notice to Kerala Government over growing incidents of political violence in the state and sought a report on the issue within four weeks.
A comprehensive and documented study, "Turning to Political Violence" examines the history and theory of political violence in the West.
In fact, a Winter/Spring 2017 Clements Worldwide survey found that 25% of organizations surveyed had been affected by political violence in the past 12 months, a 56% increase from a survey conducted a year earlier.
Risks from political violence as well as terrorism are expected to hound the Philippines this year as the Islamic State (IS) tries to turn the country into a hub for militants in the region, according to global risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage services provider Aon.
A culture of political violence is the configuration of factors which exist lastingly in a political subject's milieu, and determine if and to what extent the use of violence is acceptable to and allowable by this subject.
Given businesses heightened concerns about potential terrorism or political violence risks, XL Catlin has enhanced its Platinum Property insurance program making available a new terrorism and political violence insurance option.