what motivates terrorists and assassins? everybody knows what terrorist and assassins do, but most of the people do not know why they do it. terrorism is motivated by religion, unconformity with the state or government or by any other kind of ideology that can lead people to join their terrorist group. Most terrorist groups are formed because they aren't comfortable with the decisions of the governments in the world or because the rest of the people out of their group does not agree with their
it was the act of terrorism by a group known as Al Qaida. The fight against this terrorist group would continue over the next decade. By most accounts, the struggle even continues today. While this was one of the worst terror attacks in modern history, terrorism is not a new concept. Terrorism dates back to the nationalists’ fights against established governments, but has amplified since the 1970’s. New terrorist groups are constantly forming and recruiting members, not only from their home countries
are at least 47 terrorist groups outside the United States. That only means more people to worry about and is there a way to protect our people. We do have an issue with the word terrorism and that is that the United States government has different definitions for the word “terrorism.” Where some people think that it is an act of terrorism others might not think the same. The only thing we can do is discuss the different views of what motivates terrorist and why they become terrorists and we can talk
constantly evolving and it has been passed through different groups of terrorists. Schelling (1996) explains that the use of violence to terrorize the enemy is as old as human warfare. But there is a difference between more forms of terrorism and older forms of phenomenon.
radicalization of terrorism. Terrorism is one of the oldest tactics in history and yet one of the hardest to define. In a plenty literature, it points out that terrorism is constantly evolving and it has been passed through different groups of terrorists. Schelling (1996) explains that the use of violence to terrorize the enemy is as old as human warfare. But there is a difference between more forms of terrorism and older forms of this phenomenon. This would include a preeminent depth of modern
occur when least expected. In trying to find out what factors can cause an individual to choose terrorism, it is first necessary to define what terrorism is. The Department of Defense defines terrorism as “the calculated use of violence or threat of violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious, or ideological.” Per the definition, the terrorists are not giving into a whim of random acts, but
thereof." If one makes the argument that BLM is a terrorist group the ideology of the movement must fit within the framework stated above. First, BLM stands for “Black Lives Matter”. It, in itself is nothing more than a concept about which all else revolves. It is true, the “Black Lives Matter” movement has motivates however the motivates of these individuals is what sets them apart from other groups in which has been labeled terrorist. Unlike terrorist groups, “Black Lives Matter” is not an organization
been used to gain independence from oppressive nations on multiple occasions. Terrorism is often used when two forces are unevenly matched in war. When nations are placed between a rock and a hard place even the most rational people will result to terrorist tactics. By terrorism, this is meaning non-state actors that are using non-traditional guerilla warfare tactics as military aid in a time of conflict. The military conflict that occurred in The Battle of Algiers, was just that kind of terrorism.
Sri Lanka and comprises 4 percent of the terrorist attacks. Suicide Bombings Introduction An attack, in which the attacker intends to cause harm or kill others and in the process, knows he or she is going to lose his or her life, is a suicide attack. The last two decade has witnessed significant suicide attacks, out of which 90 percent of the attacks have occurred in Israel, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka and comprises 4 percent of the terrorist attacks. From history, it is evident that
Terrorism: Psychological and Behavioral Factors Terrorism is a difficult issue to understand and grasp for many people. What is even more difficult to understand is what drives an individual to become radicalized to the point of joining a terrorist organization and committing terrorist acts. While there is not specific criteria or a “cookie cutter” approach to understanding what motivates and radicalizes an individual to participate in such atrocities, there are however, several psychological and behavioral