1_Aug23r - o Attacks on civilians in WWII to weaken morale...

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Thursday 23 August 2007 INTL 4680 Notes Killings Genocide – killing in whole or in part a group o Raphael Lemkin o Genocide Convention (1950) Countries are required to intervene if genocide is declared o Bosnia vs. Rwanda Intervention in Bosnia genocide but not Rwanda o State actors hire non-state actors Militias Guerrillas Ex: Sudanese government and Janjaweed Politicide – killing a group based on their political affiliation o Primordial “Ancient Hatreds” o Diversionary War When a society has differences within it, leader exaggerates the threats outside so the society inside becomes more cohesive. Wars Killing civilians o Wars were fought on battlegrounds away from civilians to lower innocent casualties
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Unformatted text preview: o Attacks on civilians in WWII to weaken morale of opponents Civil Wars Terrorism Types o 1980s o 1979 Millineriam o 1960s o Colonialism Backlash o People disapprove of the terrorists tactics Ex: IRA stopped putting kidnapped Catholics in suicide bombings o Take away motive of terrorism Religion o As people become more religious, terrorists have to increase religious rhetoric in order to gain support o Use partial Koran verses to justify attacks Jihad Big Jihad struggle against committing sins Little Jihad to fight the non-believer...
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