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It is different in terms of the extremely innovative tactics involved, and the humongous range of abilities possessed by such groups. An evaluation of U.S. military mortalities from terrorist attacks between 1980 and 2002 reveals that it exceeded the total number of battle fatalities from “Operations Urgent Fury (Grenada), Just Cause (Panama), and Desert Shield/ Storm (Persian Gulf)” (U.S. Army TRADOC, 2006). This paper is an account of the threat of terrorism that the US is currently subjected to, and aims on providing analytic information about the most effective American anti-terrorism organization and its tactics for ensuring national security.
History of Extremist Terrorism in USA: From the onset of nineteenth century, America has been experiencing extreme terrorism. From the Abolitionist/Anarchist movements, to the assassination of great Presidents, there have been numerous occasions when terrorism has hit the state. However, the worst threat of terrorism so far is by the fanatic pious groups. The problem of extreme religious terrorism already strengthened its roots outside America by the 1970s with the emergence of liberation movements in Palestine, Algeria, and South Africa, etc. (Gage, 2011). The Guerrilla tactics of war gained prominence due to these militant groups. From 1970, onwards, planned episodes of terrorism began to attack Americans both within, and beyond its borders (Gage, 2011). A total of 1347 attacks of terrorism has occurred in America by 2007, out of which three-fourth occurred during the 70s (Global Terrorism Database, 2010). New York City is the most vulnerable in this respect since 284 of these attacks targeted this city (Global Terrorism Database, 2010). The most important example would be the LaGuardia Airport bombing in 1975 (Global Terrorism Database, 2010). Other cities witnessed a total of 70
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Terrorism threatens all states and people since it poses a significant threat to the lives, security, and economies of countries. A comprehensive response to counter terrorism requires disrupting of existent terrorist networks as well as preventing fresh recruitments into terrorist organizations.
Middle East has been a nucleus of violent activities and tremendous violent disagreements backed with rigorous historical evidences. The outcome of this has revealed to the world which has seen the violent Arab war against Israel with a propaganda war and also showed the way in which latent anti-Semitism has contributed to the acceptance of the world’s thinly veiled lies.
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Terrorism that takes place all through the world is known as worldwide terrorism. Not only it kills the populace, it annihilates source of revenue, financial system, and the civilized humanitarian order that has taken millenniums to
for improving the laws of the United States to accommodate wider latitude of actions that can be done to exploit the organizational weaknesses of terrorists. Nevertheless, the laws that the United States have on hand are generally sufficient.
It does not need an authority to
They also believe that their actions are sanctioned by the religion of Islam and God himself. As such, these actions include aggression and waging war against the groups they consider as usurpers of Muslim
However, the most common and deadly forms of hazards employed by these militant groups includes suicide bombings and hijackings. Therefore, this paper is going to discuss the various hazards that Lebanese terror organization, Hezbollah uses in
upting their operations has been a generally difficult undertaking because terrorists have long been functioning through a network of members and subsidiaries. Moreover, time and again, these organizations seem to have the necessary resources to elude authorities and to support
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