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Unformatted text preview: Ex – March 2004 – Trains bombed in Madrid; Caused severe political change in Spain. Prime Minister Aznar stepped down; Zapatero Pulled out. Where does it come from? • Desperation? • Frustrated/stifled – can’t achieve dreams • Envy/hatred of the other • Ideological/philosophical/religious positions How to Fight it: • Understanding, empathy • Look for root of the problem • Long-term approach • Public diplomacy • Use force Post • Fight fire with fire • Psychological Warfare o Inhibit Potential terrorists from joinng o Create dissention within group o Give them a way out o Undermine group leader within the group Heymann • Stop recruitman • Resources • Access to targets • Safe harbor • Skills...
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- Spring '08
- International Relations, Jose Maria Aznar, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Prime Minister Aznar, b/c political channels, Warfare Uniformed Soldiers