Terrorism and Correctional Administration

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Terrorism and the correctional administration There have been various definitions and views of terrorism that have beenfronted over the years. It has been described as a strategy and at other levels as a tactic, some have called it a crime and yet other refer to it as a holy/noble duty; some consider it an inexcusable abomination yet others consider it a systematic reaction to oppression. Obviously, a lot depends on whose point of view is being represented, be it theological, political or psychological. Also terrorism can be seen as willful destruction (killing) of people or destruction of property by people not acting on behalf of an established government to redress a real or imaginary injustice attributed to an established government. However it is important to note that not all cases of willful destruction of people or property are acts of terrorism (Red Cross Organization, 2007). The efforts to curb terrorism are multifaceted approach that needs cooperation from all sectors. One arm of the government or an agency of the government cannot win the war against terror. The magnitude of terrorist attacks dawned on many Americans when the 9/11 attack was carried out, throwing all citizens off balance concerning the nature of the intelligence of the USA as a whole. It is true that the 9/11 was not an event that was organized in a haphazard manner but was a product of intricate planning over years, with pretests that the terrorists used to be able to successfully find
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