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Transcript of Global Terrorism
The majority of terrorist organizations are extremist religious
groups or violent political advocates Education The Problem Many lives are lost
There were approx. 7,000 civillian
casualties in Afghanistan in 2008
and about 8,600 in Pakistan Seeingly never-ending Hurts economies Recent widespread attention due to 7/7 bombings in the UK and the 9/11 attacks on the Twin Towers. Long term effects
societies saturated with hatred
Irreversible mentality of groups of people "terrorism." The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military. 2001. Encyclopedia.com. 4 Jun. 2010 <http://www.encyclopedia.com> Terrorism, the calculated use of violence or threat of violence to inculcate fear. Terrorism is intended to coerce or intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious, or ideological. We need pull our troops from Iraq, and the other countries we are trying to "help". This will set an example for many other nations, and make it so they dont feel threatened by our presence. Top executives killed
Businesses afraid to open
Increased security costs
Stocks fall because of insecurity Airlines after 9/11 http://www.terrormarketeffect.com/ So who Is responsible for these devastating actions? Basically anyone that hates someone enough to want to harm them, and people that blindly follow their religion. Extremist groups
Al-Quaida Why has terrorism become a big problem in the last 20 years? Terrorism has been on the rise since the Iraq War.