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Unformatted text preview: Just War • A conflict can and ought to meet the criteria of philosophical, religious, or political justice, provided it follows certain conditions o Criteria includes the right to go to war and the right conduct within war Organization of the Islamic Conference • Insisted on the exclusion of national liberation movements and resistance to foreign occupation – a distinction b/w terrorism and legitimate struggle against foreign occupation Trigger Events • Events that call for revenge or action, such as violence against in-groups, police brutality, and contested elections, but also provoking acts committed by hostile out-groups or compromising speeches by public figures. Heterogeneity • There are many different motivational factors and a wide variety of terrorists groups that don’t have the same goals and objectives which leads to the difficulty defining terrorism...
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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.
- Spring '11