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Unformatted text preview: Arguments Create Your Own Choicework: Terrorism What You Think Should Be Done: If we find a group or country is planning an attack, the U.S. should not hesitate to strike first to stop them. Use economic sanctions, diplomatic pressure and, if need be, military force to isolate countries that support terrorism or who are trying to acquire weapons of mass destruction. Dramatically tighten security on planes, ships, trains and public buildings, including thorough searches of baggage and cargo containers, even if it means delaying flights and cargo delivery. Improve border surveillance and patrols. Create a domestic counterterrorism agency modeled after Britain's MI-5. Increase intelligence capabilities to prevent infiltration by foreign terrorists. Tighten immigration rules to keep potential troublemakers out of the country. Spend more money on training local police, fire and medical personnel to cope with terrorist attacks. Increase foreign aid substantially for Islamic countries that get serious about curbing extremism and promoting democracy Increase people-to-people contacts and cultural exchange to show that U.S. values are compatible with Islam and Increase people-to-people contacts and cultural exchange to show that U....
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- Spring '08
- Islam, terrorists, Counter-terrorism, terrorist attacks