• The act of terrorizing, or state of being terrorized; a mode ofgovernment by terror or intimidation. Jefferson.

  • George W. Bush's excuse to dominate the world

  • [Manipulation] of any person or group of persons fear (the emotion of terror, hence TERRORism) in order to gain obedience/forceful agreement, or accomplish a certian objective.

  • War is Terrorism with a bigger budget.

  • Terrorism is unlawful use of violence or the threat of violence to attain goals that are religious, political, ideological, economic, etc. in nature to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of said goals.

  • U.S. foriegn policy. For some reason we American seem to think that terrorism was invented on Sept. 11th, but it has been business as usual for the U.S. government for the last century.

  • Acts, primarily violent or destructive,
    intended to engage international media and achieve one or both of the following goals:

    1. Create a politically useful climate of fear, uncertainty, and mass panic

    2. Exact revenge on an opponent that cannot be harmed via traditional means of warfare due to power imbalances

    Terrorism does not necessarily result in the loss of human life, but often does.

    The history of political violence that can be described as terrorism can be tracked as both a media phenomenon and the use of a potent tool of manipulation by parties of widely varying motiviation, such as religious extremism, national liberation, and attempts to foment coups. Some acts of terrorism are committed by what are termed 'hate groups' against their target of choice.

    Examples of terrorism include bombings in Ireland and Israel, the 2001 attacks on New York City and Washington DC, and the 1946 bombing of the King David hotel by Jewish Extremists attempting to advance creation of the Israeli state by ousting British influence.

  • The common threat that is uniting enemy nations with different ideological or political systems to come together to fight this barbaric act, as they share military intelligence with each other.

  • The [cheapskate]’s way of harming one’s enemies, by using radicalized believers to carry out the barbaric attacks, because one doesn’t have the sophisticated weaponry to do it remotely.

  • The unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims.


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