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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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Empirical work that is extant in the literature has detected a cyclical pattern in the empirical time series of terrorist incidences.
The terrorists were armed with AK rifles when they raided her house about six km from Upper Shahdra Sharief, nearly 30 km from the main Rajouri town.
Five and a half years after 9/11, this recent crop of terrorist films could mean Americans are growing weary of the simplistic politics and cookie-cutter formulas of the war on terror.
"The frequency and seriousness of international terrorist acts are often proportionate to the financing that terrorist groups might get." (1) Terrorist organizations must develop and maintain robust and low-key funding sources to survive.
The study also said a maritime terrorist attack will create complicated liability issues that would make it difficult to compensate victims.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) allows the president to conduct instantaneous searches of suspected terrorists without a court warrant, so long as a court warrant is obtained within 72 hours after beginning the surveillance.
State Department is warning Americans that the terrorist threat in Indonesia remains high and citizens should defer all non-essential travel there.
The fact that there are a few extremist Islamist terrorists among the militants doesn't change the nature of this war."
We have enough evidence now to tell us that this does not stop terrorism, may indeed provoke more terrorism, and at the same time leads to the deaths of hundreds, even thousands, of innocent people who happen to live in the vicinity of suspected terrorists.
Terrorists tried to justify the Beslan siege by saying it was revenge for what Russia has done to Chechnya.
Prior to 9/11, tracking down the financial networks of terrorist groups was given very low priority within the western intelligence agencies.
* Deny further sponsorship, support, and sanctuary to terrorists by cooperating with other states to take action against these international threats;