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Freedom Fighters?. Domestic & International Terrorism. “An act intended to cause death or serious bodily harm to civilians or non-combatants with the purpose of intimidation a population or compelling a government or international organization to do or abstain from doing any act.” - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Freedom Fighters?

Freedom Fighters?Domestic & International Terrorism

Definition. Groups. Poor relations with America1Defining TerrorismAn act intended to cause death or serious bodily harm to civilians or non-combatants with the purpose of intimidation a population or compelling a government or international organization to do or abstain from doing any act.UN Panel on Terrorism Classifying Terrorism

Domestic TerrorismActs of violence by NON-STATE actors against domestic political opponents

Usually Ideological or Ethnic

State TerrorismActs of Violence and intimidation by the state against its own population

State-Sponsored TerrorismActs of Violence supported by and/or funded by external state actors

International TerrorismActs of violence by nationals of one country against the citizens/state of another country.

Al-Qaeda, Hezbollah

Why?

Why?Long Term GoalsControl of StateSecessionGlobal RevolutionIntermediate GoalsMobilizationPropagandaIntimidationProvocation Top 5 ThreatsOne Mans Terrorist is Another Mans Freedom Fighter5. Liberation Tiger of Tamil EelamSeparatist militant organization based in Northern Sri Lanka

Led to Sri Lankan Civil War: 1983-2009

Defeated by Military

4. HezbollahShia military & political group based in Lebanon

Receives financial support from Iran & Syria.paramilitary

Conceived by Israeli invasion of Lebanon

3. TalibanIslamic fundamentalist group in Afghanistan

Diplomatic recognition from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates

Condemned for strict interpretation of Sharia Law

2. HamasPalestinian Sunni Islamic Organization

Since 2007 Hamas governed the Gaza Strip

Iran, Russia, Turkey & Arab Nations = No terrorists

1. Al-QaedaFounded by Osama bin Laden between 1988/1989

Origins Soviet War in Afghanistan

Sunni Movement calling for glob al Jihad & strict Sharia Law

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