Essay Types of Terrorism

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Terrorism in the United States has taken a big step since 9/11. After 9/11 there have been more and more police officers working. There are a lot or terrorist groups around the world but there are also motivational terrorist. The word terrorism does not really have a straight forward definition because there is different form of terrorism. The types of terrorisms that is around that people know are state sponsored terrorism, dissent terrorism, terrorists from left and right, religious terrorism and criminal terrorism. State sponsored terrorism can be defined as a government that supports any actions of terrorism. State sponsors are driven by a number of reasons, a number of which is intersected. There are frequently political, and is…show more content…
Their engagements are usually poorly organized and there are few recognizable organizations. Some main key organizations are that of Ku Klux Klan, Neo-Nazis, State Militias and fringe religious groups. As for Left-Wing terrorism which is more on the attack towards industries and business and is believe to be harmless. Religious terrorism has been the main cause to today’s terrorist, religious terrorism is based on motivation and goals. Religious terrorism consists of performances that scare; go along with by a religious motivation, justification, organization, or world view. Religion is sometimes used in mixture with other influences, and sometimes as the main inspiration. Religious Terrorism is closely associated to present powers of geopolitics. Lastly is Criminal Terrorism is crimes done outside the US that is brought to the US for a profit. An example of criminal terrorism is Mexican drug cartel. Mexican drug cartels would sneak drugs to the United States for money or even a way to get into the United States illegally. Criminal Terrorism is now bigger then it was a few decades ago and is still going on. When people think of terrorist they think Middle East countries Arabs etc. They are all sorts or terrorists in the world there are even operations group in the US. But many people believe that the world is just based on people outside of the United States. Vice versa, many people from other countries believe the same
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