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Dhanu Yatra - Female -Tamil Tiger Sri Lanka assassinated political leader during campaign appearance Emma Goldman -American anarchist 1869-1940 -famous lecturer on anarchy and women’s rights -imprisoned several times for inciting to riot and distributing info about birth control -founded controversial publication Mother Earth, wrote for The Free Society Leila Khalid -female terrorist -hijackings in 1969-1970 Lolita Lebron -female terrorist -1950’s terrorist attack on US house by Puerto Rican separatists FALN Reem Aiyshi -2004 -first martyr mother, since age 13 dreamed of being a suicide bomber Advantages of female terrorism -people don’t think women commit terrorism. ..this gives more shock value -female terrorism is not the norm. ..provides tactical advantages. ..do not carry same level of suspicion as men Aspirational deprivation -I aspire to have what they have and did not get it so I will take it by violence Black September -This was the group in the Olympic Slayings in 1972. ..terrorism moved from regional to international stage Black Widow -aka Shadidka or Brides of Allah
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-Chechan Rebels -believed to be widows of men killed by Russian forcesi n chechnya. .avg age is 15-19 -moscow theatre crisis -Beslan school massacre Bottom-up -anti-state, anti-gov’t violence -targeting assassination of leaders and politicians, avoiding civilians -19 th century Cognitive dissonance -This is the feeling of uncomfortable tension which comes from holding two conflicting thoughts in the mind at the same time. -occurs when there is a crisis of legitmacy within a trajectory of terror French Revolution -18 th century -Le Regne de Terreur -Top Down-STATE sponsored terrorism -Maximilian Robespierre Hassan-i-Sabbah -assassin in 11 th -13 th century in Persia -he was the leader -his MO was execution of high profile leaders, take out Shi’Ite Ismaili sect Homogeneity -there is a sameness within an organization -this leads to group polarization phenomenon where people want to make a name for themselves and stand out Human need to belong -youth terrorism is an exploitation of a need to belong to a group. ..think gang mentality
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IIF- International Islamic Front (Against the Jews and Crusaders) -Radial network of al-Qaeda -established in 1998: called for attacks on All American, including civilians -there are many charter members: ex. Egyptian Jihad Group, Partisan movement in Kashmir Justification
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2011 for the course POLI 391T taught by Professor Beaudoin during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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