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Terror against US
Transcript of Terror against US
1st World Trade Center Attack
Oklahoma City Bombing
Qaed Salim Sinan al-Harethi aka
Abu Ali al-Harithi
Kamal Derwish - thought to be first American citizen killed in War on Terror
Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
Krystle Campbell, Martin Richard, Lu Lingzi
Tamerlan, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Mt. Carmel Center Ranch
Premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine agents, usually intended to influence an audience.
(source: US State Dept.)
Major Types of Terrorism
- seek to form a separate state for their own national group.
- seek to use violence to further what they see as divinely commanded purposes.
- groups that are deliberately used by radical states as foreign policy tools.
- out to destroy capitalism & replace it with a communist or socialist regime.
- seek to do away with liberal Dem. gov'ts. & create fascist states in their place.
- Revolutionaries that seek to overthrow established governments.
Other Types of Terrorism
- intentional release of toxic biological agents to harm and terrorize civilians, in the name of a political or other cause.
- use of information technology to attack civilians & draw attention to their cause.
- violence in the interests of environmentalism.
Irish Republican Army
Al-Qaeda / ISIS
anarchists = yuck