Crank & Gregor CHap 2

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What is Terrorism and Counter-terrorism? Summary of all definitions: Terrorism: Use of violence and threat of violence to obtain non-egocentric political goals. Against civilian targets only? This creates a distinction guerilla warfare and civil insurrection. Injury to civilians as collateral damage (human shields or military employees) is not terrorism? Terrorist: A non-governmental agent who commits an act of terrorism. What about the planner or organizer? Distinction between an assault and a battery. “Use of…” includes organizer as conspirator? Guerilla: Armed individuals who operate in the open as military units, seize and hold territory, and engage other military forces. Criminal: Uses violence for selfish ends, no intended repercussions beyond the goals of the criminal act itself, no intent for the act to convey any political message. So, what’s a Freedom Fighter?
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The Philosophy of Counter-Terrorism 1. Should we treat terrorism as an act of war or a crime?
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