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Notes for November 8th - 11/8/2010 The International...

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11/8/2010 1 The International Relations of Terrorism Definitions Causes Impact International Dynamics Counter-Terrorism Impact on the study of IR? Definition Terrorism: The use of violence against non-combatants to terrify societies and achieve political goals. Further questions: Targets? Perpetrators? Other activities? Kinds of terrorist attacks Can be large or small Usually public targets Different kinds of attacks Remote controlled bombs, IEDs Small-arms attacks Suicide attacks Potential for much worse attacks Improving weapons technologies Biological, chemical, radiological?
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11/8/2010 2 Context Historically, not limited to any one part of the world Not limited to any specific ideology Terrorism Casualties by Country, 2008 3000 4000 5000 6000 *Statistics from the US National Counterterrorism Center 0 1000 2000 Causes of Terrorism General Causes
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