Essay on War of Terroism

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In liberal democracies, most political acts are indeed legal, yet some instead decide on another way of influencing political decisions. Terrorism, is a seemly violent method intravenously employed by marginal groups to gain the focus of others on their case. Dyck defines terrorism as “the threat or use of violence, usually directed at civilian populations, in order to create some form of political change” (Dyck 401). The acts of terrorism that took place in the United States on September 11, 2001 are a powerful mementoes of how some choose to engage in violence in order to make a political statement. The renown 9/11 perfectly demonstrates how international terrorism acts as a catalyst for regime change. When developing these changes, the…show more content…
Canada, it is argued that no valid definition of terrorism exists because the word is subject to politicized manipulation, conjecture and polemical interpretation” (Dyck 402).

For more than 2,000 the fear of terrorism has been entrenched in society. International terrorism is a form of political dissent, meaning that it is comprised of an action executed which signifies the rejection of the current social structure (Dyck 400). Not long ago, the national devastation of Al-Qaeda attacks on September 11,2011 was witnessed worldwide as the emanation of terrorist driven from religious motives. This attack, now referred to has 9/11 has have remained the focus on the U.S. Led “war on terrorism” and was the catalyst for many anti-terrorism changes (Dyck 402). Al-Qaeda founded by the notorious Osama Bun Laden and Muhammed Ated was committed to violently opposing to those non-Islamic government. Preceding their attack on September 11, 2001, they were responsible for many terror attacks such as the 1992 bombing of the U.S. Troops in Yemen, and the 1998 bombing of U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salam (Dyck 402). It is often questioned if these were precursors for the 9/11 attack. If anti-terrorism measures were put into place after these events quite possibility bring back the lives of 2,996 people.

Subsequent to the 9/11 attacks, the United States began a military campaign in order to force Al-Qaeda to desert from its Afghanistan bases.
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