Fighing Terrorism

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Fighing Terrorism

Major POINTS

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Terrorism

The WAR

Afghanistan

After the attacks on September 11, the U.S declared war on terrorism. In an address to Congress on September 20, the president demanded that the Taliban in Afghanistan turn over bin Laden and his followers and shut down all terrorist camps. The war against terrorism, President Bush told Americans, would be global in its reach.

On October 7, the U.S.miltary began bombing Taliban and alQaeda forces. In December, the Taliban government collapsed, and surviving Taliban members fled to Afghanistan's mountains. Fighting continues between NATO and Taliban forces. Meanwhile, bin Laden remians at large, possibly hiding in the nieghboring country try of Pakistan.

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Terror GROUPS

Examples

Terrorism is best understood as a modern event. As violent struggle between non-state organizations and modern states, and because it relies on mass media to spread terror among as many people as possible. However, there are some pre-modern groups who used terror to achieve political ends, and who are often considered ancestor to modern terrorists. National Liberation is one of the many terrorist groups. The National Liberation is historically among the most potent reasons that extremist groups turn to violence to achieve their aims. There are many terrorist groups, but they includeETA (Basque) Fatah (PLO) (Palestinian) Irgun (Zionist) IRA (Irish) PKK (Kurdish) Tamil Tigers (Sri Lankan Tamils) Religious-Political Al Qaeda (transnational, Islamist) Abu Sayyaf (Philippines; Islamist) Hamas (palestinian; Islamist) Hezbollah Palestinian Islamic Jihad State terrorism. THERE ARE ALSO MANY MORE.

Fighting Terrorism By: Savanna Cerulli, Tyler Wischnowski, and Karah Anker

Words to know

Definitions

Counterterrorism: to coordinate or either EFFORTS. Prior: earlierInsurgents: Rebel GROUPS.


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