It is instructive to comment on the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in this context. In the future, successful terrorist attacks, especially major ones, or evidence or suspicion of terrorist activities on the part of Muslim Americans could quickly turn the picture around and stimulate explosive group antagonisms.
While potentially very disruptive in the short run, these types of attacks—except perhaps the last—are such that reasonably rapid recovery can be envisioned. March Attack at the Bologna railway station on 2 August by the neo-fascist group Nuclei Armati Rivoluzionari. And mail, like currency, is something that everyone regularly handles.
This article may contain an excessive amount of intricate detail that may interest only a particular audience. If, down the line, a dreadful scenario of multiple, repeated, and continuous terrorist attacks should unfold, one would expect the emergence of, among other things, a certain routinization of disaster reactions, including an inuring and hardening of public outlooks and behavior reminiscent of what has been witnessed over time in places like Northern Ireland, Israel, and Lebanon.
Other direct economic consequences are the costs of rebuilding what has been damaged or destroyed. Readiness and preparedness involve a number of delicate equilibria, however.
The quasi-wartime exigencies associated with counterterrorist activities promise to be no exception. They said this "Jihad would go on for hundred years" and I think it will takes us until the end of the century to determine whether it was all worth it however some things do not quite make sense.
Revolutionary terror is not terrorism. Such support does not last indefinitely, however, as the fate of President George Bush after the Gulf War demonstrates.
Temporary and selective economic dislocations, however, are readily traceable; some of these were mentioned above. At the level of the populace the effort is both educational and instructional.
The sense of uncertainty created by the assaults, however, has generated a persistent level of anxiety in the population. The press also played a role, scarcely deliberate, in magnifying the threat, bringing what were essentially a series of highly localized events to the attention of a vast population of viewers and readers.
Considerations of strategic prudence and the force of national public opinion probably dictate that the country will pursue all three lines of prevention.
One aspect of political solidarity and the diminution of partisanship during national crises of the sort now being experienced is that opposition parties and groups extend unusual trust of, and cooperation with, top national leaders.
Sincethe United Nations General Assembly has repeatedly condemned terrorist acts using the following political description of terrorism: These measures will also call for new levels of cooperation among government, the media, schools, businesses, hospitals, churches, and other types of organizations, as well as households.
Page 42 Share Cite Suggested Citation: The second is the prospect of giving lower priority to some expenditures for programs in education, health, welfare, and other areas in consideration of the more urgent demands for military and home defense expenditures.In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11,the United States launched an international war on terrorism defined by military intervention, nation.
Two subsequent audiotapes attributed to bin Laden, released on February 11 and February 14,linked a call for terrorist attacks against Western targets with the pending war in Iraq. In the latter of these audiotaped messages, bin Laden appeared to express his desire to die in an attack against the United States.
The following is a list of the deadliest known single-day terrorist attacks in the United States to date. Only incidents with ten or more deaths are included.
Only incidents with ten or more deaths are included. The history of terrorism in the United States can be well understood by highlighting the origins of terrorism internationally. The roots of terrorism are deep and. Another early terrorist group was Narodnaya Volya, Inthe Southern Poverty Law Center released a report on terrorism in the United States.
The report Terrorist attacks are often targeted to maximize fear and publicity, usually using explosives or poison.
The FBI hopes you will find Terrorism to be a helpful resource and of war against the United States in a Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States.Download