Terrorism during the 9/11 Attack and Afterwards

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Over the many years the earth has existed so has violence, extremely dangerous forms of violence known as terrorism are very prominent today. Terrorism has been around since separate nations were created long ago; these nations fought over who was the strongest or who had the right viewpoint or even over who should control certain lands. Though most everyone has heard about some form of terrorist activity during their lifetime, it was brought to the forefront of every American citizen’s mind after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the world trade center. After these attacks the whole country was looking for security, a reassurance that an event like this would not happen again.
Terrorism has many different definitions, ranging from simple
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During the evaluation of these measures it was determined that there was too much responsibility being given to the Director of Central Intelligence and that these responsibilities should be divided up and assigned to a numerous amount of people (Viotti).” After this realization was brought forth, the government decided there should be a separate agency with many branches and employees to whom these responsibilities would be assigned and with this decision the Department of Homeland Security was created. “The DHS has the following missions; to prevent terrorism and enhance security, secure and manage our borders, enforce and administer our immigration laws, safeguard and secure cyberspace, and ensure resilience to disasters (Homeland Security).” The Department of Homeland Security seeks to ensure the safety of all U.S. citizens and as such puts forth considerable effort to prevent or counteract any acts or potential acts of terrorism. The DHS has many different groups and agencies that each focus on different types of terrorism and any other potential threats to the nation. The many agencies under the DHS survey different parts of the world, certain interest groups, and any unusual activities taking place inside and outside the national borders. If any evidence of possible terrorist activity is detected immediate action is taken to end the activity or to keep the activity to a minimum until it can
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