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establish a “common cause against what they perceived as domination by repressive and exploitative imperial powers and get assistance from their local allies” (p. 163). Being able to have local allies gives the international arena an ideological reason. A very practical reason, that relates to last week’s material is the use of media. “The media have always moved dramatic events to the top of their reporting agenda, and thus international terrorism is always depicted as important news” (p. 164). Being able to publicize a cause you are fighting for fuels the fire for the terrorists (or freedom fighters, whichever way you are looking at it). Gaining media attention allows for them to make their point heard. A tactical reason of using an international arena is the advantage of having “fish swimming in the sea of the people” (p. 164). This statement means that with the use of the internet, people from all over the world are able to communicate, and they don’t even have to be present. People have gotten so good at hacking into people’s computers from halfway across the globe. I
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personally think that using an international arena gives each side an advantage point, and each side some disadvantages as well. Martin, G. (2019). Essentials of terrorism: Concepts and controversies . Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
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  • Summer '19
  • Michael Logan
  • bible, Israelites, Land of Israel, Moses, Canaan

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