Cause And Effect Of Terrorism

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Kabooom! The explosion erupts from a busy and crowded street, the windows are shattered, hot-fiery debris flies, the desperate and pleading cries of children, adults, and elderly are so loud you could hear them for miles. Many of these unlucky people just became victims of a type of extreme crime, terrorism. Terrorism is a great extreme that threatens the safety of America and American citizens everyday. The threat is so serious it has caught the attention of the national and international governments, impacted the lives of millions of people, and is growing more dangerous as technology advances.

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation,
“ Terrorism is the calculated use of unlawful force or violence, or the threat of unlawful force or violence, against person or property for purposes of intimidation, coercion or ransom in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious, or ideological”. (What is Terrorism?)
Terrorism attacks impact thousands of people every year. These extreme, unnecessary attacks are responsible for copious amounts of physical and emotional issues.

These traumatizing attackers, or terrorists, create a great sense of fear throughout the entire population. These extreme criminals use a variety of extreme weapons that can cause great catastrophe. A few examples of terrorist weapons and attack methods include but are not limited to the following: explosives, kidnappings, hijackings, arson, killings, assassinations, cyber attacks, and
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