Terrorism

Terrorism

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Terrorism is the systematic use of terror, especially as a means of coercion. In the international community, however, terrorism has no universally agreed, legally binding, criminal law definition.[1][2] Common definitions of terrorism refer only to those violent acts which are intended to create fear (terror), are perpetrated for a religious, political or, ideological goal; and deliberately target or disregard the safety of non-combatants (civilians). Some definitions now include acts of unlawful violence and war. The use of similar tactics by criminal organizations for protection rackets or to enforce a code of silence is usually not labeled terrorism though these same actions may be labeled terrorism when done by a politically motivated group.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Tort
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136267675
  • 9786136267678