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09 Jul 2013

Counterterrorism theories and policy

Case study - 2 pages - Criminal law

There are many options when combating terrorism. This form of combating terrorism, or counterterrorism, includes options such as retaliation, preemption, negotiation, covert military operation, special operations, prosecution and punishment. In the case of prosecution and punishment...

18 Dec 2013

Adjusting to Terrorism: Internet crime, response

Case study - 1 pages - Social, moral & civic education

U.S. citizens live in a world today, which is obsessed with terrorism. This is because of recent activities that have taken place on our own soil, and the events that have been taking place over the world. The attention on terrorism is at an all-time high and with daily coverage on...

18 Sep 2013

Adjusting to Terrorism

Case study - 2 pages - Administrative law

An Internet crime is criminal activity that takes place on the World Wide Web. There are numerous crimes that fall under the category of computer crime. Cyber terrorist crimes can be aimed at a person, a business, or a nation. Spam is the most common of all internet crimes. Spam is the sending...

24 Dec 2013

Adjusting to Terrorism: Situation and changes

Case study - 1 pages - Criminal law

The United States has developed new methods to combat terrorism attacks after the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center. As a result the Department of Homeland Security was established to help protect Americans against terrorism. Department of Homeland Security (n.d),...

09 Jul 2013

Asset forfeiture in combating terrorism

Case study - 2 pages - Criminal law

Asset forfeiture is a wonderful tool in combatting terrorist financing. By causing those who provide funds for terrorist organizations to hand over their wealth to the US government in a criminal investigation or after sentencing, we are able to use the funds that would once be funneled into...

17 May 2012

Describe the merger of narcotics trafficking and terrorism, called narco-terrorism

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

For decades, government authorities all over the world have implemented a number of programmes and initiatives to tackle a number of social problems, including organised crime. During recent years, a link between these two significant threats seems to have emerged, and a number of social and...

28 Sep 2011

Biological Warfare: The ethical questions behind bio-terrorism

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

Last year's Swine Flu panic made our complacency to chemical and biological threats readily apparent and very much like during the Anthrax attacks of 2001, confusion and apprehension spread quicker than most could have ever imagined. Health authorities were caught by surprise and the general...

27 Jan 2011

The uncertainties in the fight against terrorism and the United Nations (UN)

Dissertation - 26 pages - International relations

The United Nations has mobilized all the means necessary to make the fight against terrorism a major concern of all States. The media coverage of the September 11 attacks on U.S. soil with Security Council resolution- 1373 has raised awareness that terrorism can strike at any time....

29 Sep 2010

The UN reform and the definition of terrorism

Essay - 10 pages - International relations

This paper has three aims. The first is to introduce the semantic and political implications of defining terrorism within the United Nations: what would a definition of terrorism in such an international organization mean? Is it even acceptable? What would such an agreement imply?...

24 Mar 2010

What is state terrorism? How would it be possible to differ it from authoritarian policies to enforce law and order?

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Kofi Annan's words reveal how important and central the fight against terrorism is in pacifying international relations and protecting human beings across the world. That also shows to what extent we are all concerned by this threat. However, the international community still meets...

29 Sep 2010

The Global War on terrorism and the effects in the Euro-american relations: Causes, consequences, solutions

Essay - 11 pages - International relations

Terrorism has become the most important threat regarding international stability in the 21st century. Though the Euro Atlantic community considers that it is of the utmost importance to eradicate it, it is not able to set up a common strategy. Since the war in Iraq, the Bush administration...

24 Sep 2010

The economic impact of terrorism and the global security structure

Thesis - 5 pages - International relations

The beginning of the 21st century was highlighted by the 9/11 incident and it marked the apogee of the era of international terrorism. Since 9/11, terrorism threats are more and more in the center of national and international political decisions. This strong interaction with...

13 Jul 2010

Impact of terrorism on the world order

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Terror knows no boundaries, faith, religion or righteousness. The only face of terrorism is incident of crime and violence that intend to disturb world peace and order. Ever since the September 11 attack in the United States, terrorism and terrorists have often been used...

29 Sep 2010

How useful is the term "New terrorism" in distinguishing -9/11 post terrorism from the form that preceded it?

Essay - 7 pages - International relations

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the usefulness of the term "New Terrorism" in distinguishing -9/11 terrorism from the form that preceded it. Firstly, we will try to find a suitable definition of "New Terrorism" and then we will see how it is difficult to find a...

28 Jun 2010

Research essay on bioterrorism

Thesis - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Many different types of warfare have been used over the past century. There is conventional warfare, which is conducted by using conventional military weapons and battlefield tactics between two or more states, and unconventional warfare which refers to raiding, guerilla, and insurgency....

24 Feb 2010

Preventing terrorism in America

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

Walking the streets of America is a unique experience because of the diverse atmospheres within each city. From Los Angeles to New York one can find a multi-ethnic multi-religious population who represent all walks of life. America is dynamic and ever changing; a country that is industrious and...

11 Aug 2010

War on terrorism

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are different in many ways, however they both are based upon a “war on terrorism”. Following the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on September 11th, 2001, the United States declared a war upon terrorism. Following this...

29 Sep 2010

United Kingdom Immigration Laws, asylum laws and anti terrorism Laws

Essay - 5 pages - International law

In recent years, public attention has been focused on asylum seekers, but their numbers have fallen sharply. They are now less than 40,000 a year of whom only a quarter are given permission to stay in Britain, yet only one in five is actually removed. Meanwhile, other forms of immigration have...

29 Sep 2010

ETA and the role of the Spanish government in the war on terrorism

Essay - 13 pages - International relations

Basque nationalists claim that there has always been Basque speaking people (speaking Euskera- the name of the Basque language) in the territory that extends from Bordeaux in the north to Zaragoza and Burgos in the South and to Santander in the West. Such claims are not believed to be true by...

29 Sep 2010

The application of the European Arrest Warrant in the United Kingdom and its use in the fight against terrorism.

Essay - 6 pages - European law

The European Arrest Warrant (EAW) is a judicial decision issued by a Member State with a view to the arrest and surrender by another Member State of a requested person, for the purposes of conducting a criminal prosecution or executing a custodial sentence or detention order.' The EAW is...

29 Sep 2010

Media and terrorism: new challenges for freedom of expression?

Essay - 5 pages - Journalism

Benjamin Cardozo, an American jurist of the 20th century, used to say that "Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom?. As such, freedom of expression was recognised, as early as at the end of the 18th century, as a fundamental right...

15 Jan 2009

Fundamentalist Islamist terrorism and counter terrorism

Essay - 3 pages - Journalism

In the past few weeks, Mr Straw, leader of the House of Commons, argued that the niqab dress, a black long costume covering the whole of the body - including the face - and required by Muslim fundamentalists in Iran, is an unhelpful symbol of separateness. Since 09/11, there is a mutual...

30 Nov 2009

Effects of terrorism on global trade

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Terrorism is becoming a threat to every country and today the world is experiencing a global reawakening of terrorist attacks. Terrorism is the creation of fear and panic among people and the society which adversely affects the everyday lifestyle of an ordinary man. The act of...

22 Jun 2009

Terrorism in Sri Lanka: Three decades of civil war

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

The history of terrorism in Sri Lanka is mainly a history of the Tamil Tigers and their use of suicide attacks to promote an independent Tamil State, but there is also another terrorist history that the country has dealt with, and that is the uprising and insurgencies of the JVP party of...

12 Nov 2009

Anti-terrorism legislation and the case of Abousfian Abdelrazik

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In the wake of the 9/1 terrorist attacks, anti-terrorism legislation has proven to have far reaching implications for the way the western world has come to understand the relationship between society and the law. Indeed, as the focal point of this course, the relationship between society...

11 Jun 2009

Cyber Terrorism: The darker side of internet applications

Thesis - 4 pages - Computer science

Cyber terrorism is the convergence of cyberspace and terrorism. Computers and the Internet are aggressively being used by many international terrorist groups. Although cyber terrorism attacks have not yet happened and also there is no such identified substantiation that...

09 May 2009

Business of war and terrorism

Thesis - 7 pages - International relations

Towards Post Cold War conflicts, the English army became the heir of a strong strategic culture. Indeed, the geo-politic and military story of England has been made mainly by maritime army power, in order to avoid any insurrections from other countries. However, in today's absence of any...

03 Jan 2008

Terrorism: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

Terrorism by definition is the systematic use of violence, terror and intimidation to achieve an end. However, this definition has translated into a horrid way of life that has inflicted pain, death and mourning to individuals all over the world. Largely influential countries such as the...

25 Nov 2008

The struggle for democracy: An analysis of false flag terrorism in post-war Italy and its contemporary relevance

Essay - 5 pages - Political science

To analyze politics is to attempt to understand the evolution and application of ideas in circumstances that are seldom clearly defined. These ideas are formulated into ideological structures that become the governing principles of specific political philosophies. Words such as morals, culture,...

28 Jul 2008

The political theory of totalitarianism and its relationship to terrorism:A discussion on the relationship between totalitarianism and terrorism in the context of political theory

Essay - 7 pages - Political science

Throughout the twentieth century the concept of Totalitarianism has functioned on political, moral, religious and theoretical level. Designating regimes that maintain themselves in political power by means of propaganda, state-controlled media and economy and restriction of free speech,...