January 21 Lecture

Beyond Sovereignty: Issues for a Global Agenda

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January 21 Lecture Types of Terrorism: - State terrorism: bureaucratized, routine, institutionalized (Chile, US ‘renditions’, India, Israel, China, Russia, Canada) - State-sponsored terrorism: state pays for third party terrorism or refuses to act to prevent terrorist actions (Axis of Evil, Colombia, Nicaragua, Syria for US) - Nongovernmental terrorism: dramatic, violent, random, and very obvious (in order to garner media attention) – Iraq - Domestic terrorism: terrorists are from the same country in which the terrorist acts take place – militias, ETA (Spain), IRA (UK), LTTE, PLO, Hamas - International terrorism: terrorists are from a country (or countries) different than the one with the terrorist acts take place – Al Qaeda Why Pursue Terrorism: - Generate fear (‘get you anytime and anywhere’) and the compel action or inaction (‘do what we say and no one else dies’) o Colombia: rebels, paramilitary, gov’t - Non-combatants: easier targets, surprised, unprepared, emotionally
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