war and terrorism

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P3: Outline the terrorism methods used by key terrorist organisations

Terrorism is an act that threatens or carries out violence with the intention to disrupt, kill or coerce against a body or nation in order to impose will. This means that a lot of groups use this method to get what they want. The groups use a variety of methods, groups such as:

Al Qaeda, who mainly use suicide bombing methods, this is good, because it means there are lots of deaths. This leads to scare and forcing the Government to negotiate.

Another group, the IRA, the Irish Republican Army use assassinations and guerilla warfare tactics to cause terrorism.

The ETA, Euskadi Ta Askatasuna use bombing tactics. Destroying key economic targets in Spain, such
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For example, if there is a chemical spillage, the Fire Service will tackle the incident, and then be able to de-brief and work on a strategy for any similar future incident.

However, with war and terrorism it is more likely the personnel of Armed Forces have more chance of losing their lives. This is because they are on the front line and have a higher chance of obtaining an injury. This is going to affect the personnel’s families as they may have to do deal with the tragedy.

Another positive that comes from war, conflict and terrorism, is the media coverage. Media means that there is a lot more publicity and so the services will get more support and money, allowing them to get more equipment and training. On the other hand, if an incident is dealt with poorly, then the media will report this, meaning the public will see, this is not good.

This may change the public’s perception on the Armed Forces may change because if the public see a bad story that goes against them then the public will not have as much trust in the Armed Forces.

Terrorism can create tension between countries. With this, wars can be started, and this affects the UK Armed Forces. This is because the army will then have to defend and fight the enemy who started the

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