Causes of Terrorism

No consensus why difficult to define terrorism value

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Unformatted text preview: ways about power 2 problem cases: 2000 –U.S.S. Cole b/c against combatants and 1983 – Lebanon. Are these terrorist attacks? No consensus Why difficult to define? Terrorism – value laden term molded by media, govt. (freedom fighters) Irgun – said they were freedom fighters and shunned violence Strategies are different. Terrorists want a lot of people watching and not many dead? Clandestine Term coined in the French revolution, its meaning has changed over time, first coined in revolutionary France, 1793- 1794 thousands of French citizens were killed, governmen...
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