Terrorism Must Be Outlawed By All Civilized Nations

1934 Words Feb 3rd, 2016 8 Pages
Kenzie Elliott Mr.Dunnaway EII- 3rd Hour 22 January 2016
According to Elie Wiesel, "Terrorism must be outlawed by all civilized nations - not explained or rationalized, but fought and eradicated. Nothing can, nothing will justify the murder of innocent people and helpless children." Terrorism has been a major concern for many people in all regions. Terrorism is often misinterpreted and for this reason it 's key to understand the causes of terrorism, methods used, stereotyping, affected persons, and worldwide solutions. Being able to understand why terrorism has become one of the world 's biggest problems is very important. The first issue that must be addressed is actually very simple; what exactly is defined as terrorism?
In order to become more aware of the acts of terrorism happening, you must know what it is. According to the U.S, terrorism is seen as the use of unlawful violence or the threat of unlawful violence that is used to inculcate fear (Commission). Terrorism has always been around since the beginning of time and has been used as an ancient method of introducing fear upon the enemy as well as the public (Commission). All definitions of terrorism is seen as something that should not be continued, yet terrorism has only increased. Why exactly do terrorists continue and what is their reasoning?
The goal terrorists are hoping to achieve is to get their enemies attention. Terrorism is seen as a criminal act of that is done with one goal is mind, which is…
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