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Aerial photo of WTC groundzero

Arial view soon after 9\11.

The ideaEdit

Terrorism is, in its broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror or fear, in order to achieve a political, religious, ethnic\tribalist or ideological aim. It is classified as fourth-generation warfare and as a violent crime. In modern times, terrorism is considered a major threat to society and therefore illegal under anti-terrorism laws in most jurisdictions. It is also considered a war crime under the laws of war when used to target non-combatants, such as civilians, neutral military personnel, or enemy prisoners of war.

A broad array of political organizations have practiced terrorism to further their objectives. It has been practiced by both right-wing and left-wing political organizations, nationalist groups, religious groups, revolutionaries, and ruling governments. It has been argued that terrorism is particularly effective against democracies because the electorate typically is highly sensitive to civilian casualties from terrorist acts, which induces its leaders to grant concessions to terrorist factions. Authoritarian regimes, in contrast, are responsive only to the prefaces of the ruling elite, and therefore are less likely to accede to terrorist demands in response to civilian casualties. The symbolism of terrorism can exploit human fear to help achieve these goals. There is no universally agreed upon definition of the term, and many definitions exist.

According to data from the Global Terrorism Database, more than 61,000 incidents of non-state terrorism, claiming over 140,000 lives, have been recorded from 2000 to 2014.

Terrorist factionsEdit

  1. Ordine Nero
  2. Westland New Post
  3. Black Liberation Army (BLA)
  4. Ejército Popular Boricua - Macheteros
  5. Guerrilleros de Cristo Rey
  6. National Vanguard (of Italy)
  7. October 22 Group
  8. Operation Gladio
  9. Ordine Nuovo
  10. Prima Linea
  11. Devrimci Sol (Dev-Sol)
  12. Red Army Faction
  13. Red Brigades (in Italy)
  14. Revolutionary Organization 17 November
  15. Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA)
  16. Weather Underground Organization (WUO)
  17. Workers' Militia
  18. Indian Naxalite Movement
  19. PLFP
  20. ETA
  21. PLO
  22. SNLA
  23. UVF
  24. IRA
  25. Provo (Provisional IRA)
  26. Partido Comunista del Perú
  27. Fronte di Liberazione Naziunale Corsu
  28. Front de libération du Québec (FLQ)
  29. Guerrilleros de Cristo Rey
  30. Ejército Popular Boricua - Macheteros
  31. Black Liberation Army (BLA)
  32. Weather Underground Organization (WUO)
  33. Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA)
  34. Argentine Anticommunist Alliance (Triple A)
  35. People's Revolutionary Army (ERP)
  36. Peruvian Communist Party
  37. Shining Path (of Peru)
  38. Communist Party of Ecuador–Red Sun
  39. Montoneros (MPM)
  40. FARC
  41. Terrorism
  42. Lebanese Armed Revolutionary Factions
  43. Action Directe (armed group)

Terrorist actsEdit

  1. The WTC
  2. MS Achille Lauro hijacking
  3. TWA Hijacking Flight 487
  4. Birmingham pub bombings
  5. Italicus Express bombing of 1974
  6. 1969 Piazza Fontana bombing
  7. Dawson's Field hijackings
  8. The "Take Me to Havana!" Airline Hijackings of 1968 to 1973
  9. Politically Fascist and/or Nazi
  10. Politically Communist and/or Socialist
  11. Ecologists and Green Politics
  12. Politically Liberal and/or Conservative
  13. A political diorama
  14. Eurosceptics and "Little Englanders"
  15. The bald truth about Pakistan!

Also seeEdit

  1. Batallón de Inteligencia 601 (Argentine Army)
  2. "Reds under the bed"
  3. Cold War secret police organisations
  4. The Internal conflict in Peru
  5. National Intelligence Service (Peru)

SourcesEdit

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorism
  2. https://www.britannica.com/topic/terrorism
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourth-generation_warfare
  4. http://economicsandpeace.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Global-Terrorism-Index-2015.pdf
  5. http://www.jstor.org/stable/40961012?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
  6. https://icct.nl/publication/about-fear-terrorism-and-what-is-really-new/
  7. https://icct.nl/publication/about-fear-terrorism-and-what-is-really-new/
  8. http://www.asap-spssi.org/pdf/asap019.pdf
  9. https://www.britannica.com/event/Mumbai-terrorist-attacks-of-2008
  10. http://www.nytimes.com/books/first/h/hoffman-terrorism.html
  11. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-organization/article/do-terrorists-win-rebels-use-of-terrorism-and-civil-war-outcomes/4729B2B926904616190DC38DB3240C8F
  12. https://www.britannica.com/topic/terrorism

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