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Unformatted text preview: lear Program 1993 Terrorism
• Common elements
– Use of dramatic violence to coerce
Targeted at noncombatants
Not usually authorized by a legitimate authority • Ancient phenomenon
• Contemporary Terrorism around the World
– No region is immune
Easier transportation and communications
Lethality in smaller packages Terrorists – The Anarchists Terrorists – The Anarchists Mikhail Bakunin Assassination of President McKinley Anarchists in Texas, 2008 StateSponsored Terrorism
•Enforcement terror – against own citizens
•Sponsoring nonstate actors to carry out acts of violence abroad •Used as instrument of war British Bombardment of British Bombardment of Copenhagen 1807 Nationalist Terrorism
• Nationalist Separatists
– Objectives: ‘National liberation” – Tendency to ethnic, cultural, or religious overtones...
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2014 for the course IR 271 taught by Professor Corgan during the Fall '08 term at BU.
- Fall '08