Terrorism Between Terrorism And Terrorism

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Terrorism has played a brutal and alarming role in societies across the world. Many nations have been confronted with the need to develop solutions in the wake of tragedies caused by terrorism. Unfortunately, terrorist organizations are still operating and terrorist acts have continued. Many questions that have still gone unanswered despite careful study, but governments are finding some relief when collaborating with anti-terrorism organizations (Fischer, 2002).
Terrorists have struck almost everywhere. Hazard reduction and preparedness have been proven to alleviate the risk of an attack. Terrorism, as described by Watson in his testimony (2002) is the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) categorizes terrorism in the U.S. as one of two types, domestic and international terrorism (Watson, 2002). Domestic terrorism is described as terroristic activities done within the United States without foreign influences. Where as, international terrorism are activities based outstand the United States, organized by terrorist cells or organizations targeting the United States based upon political or societal progress (Watson, 2002).
Victims can be anyone who has died or been injured in terrorist activities. They can belong to any country, be of any religion, culture, state, class, color or diversified factor; Little attention and analysis has been devoted to victims of terrorism. A…
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