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The Effects Of The 9 / 11 Attack And The Boston Marathon Bombing

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Terrorism is often used in asymmetric power struggles. In this source it said terrorism is, “When a weaker person, or group, is fighting against a powerful nation-state.” Terrorist groups have begun using the internet and media to spread fear. Also, to impact public opinion with their political or social message. Terrorism has been around for a very long time. Resources of the United States and other countries have been directed toward ending terrorism in American and around the world. Two major attacks that most individuals will remember is the 9/11 attack and the Boston Marathon Bombing.
The 9/11 terrorist attack is one that everyone will remember. Since that the subject of terrorism has exploded on the world stage. An Islamic group
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Even though she was hurt bad, her sister who was also attending the marathon was hurt worse. Erika left leg was amputated below the knee, she had a compound fracture in her right leg, a broken right ankle, and broken bones in her right foot. It is crazy how these victims are from the area I grew up.
Another terrorist attack that was recently was the Manhattan attack. On October 31,2017 a 29-year-old male named Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov rented a pick-up truck and drove down a bicycle path near the World Trade Center. He killed 8 people and injured 11 others. This attack was named the deadliest attack since 9/11 back in 2001. The authority found a note near the truck saying the attack was made for ISIS. He was from Uzbekistan in Central Asia but had been living in the US since 2010. Could you imagine just riding your bicycle on a path or even walking it and the next thing you see is a truck running people over. I know I could not imagine it even thinking about it is a scary thought.
There are many ways to reduce terrorism attacks. One of the ways is to stop arming terrorist. If someone cannot prove that they are not a terrorist, then do not allow then to obtain a firearm. Another way we can reduce terrorism in the United States is to not allow them in the States. If they can prove that they are not a terrorist or prove that do not obtain a threat, then that is
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