Terrorism Essay Examples

The collapse of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center

After the collapse of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, the world started realizing a new ideology. An ideology that witnessed the collapse of concepts that were taken for granted; an ideology that is faced with fear about the formation of the new world order. Before the September 11 attacks and during the… View Article

The attacks on America on 11th September 2001

As civilians watched the twin towers of The World Trade Centre burn in New York, people knew the world would never be the same again. On the morning of 11th September 2001 the two towers had been hit by two passenger jet aircraft and were burning fiercely, out of control and dangerous. The structure of… View Article

The victims of terrorism in the US

“We believe we should mourn the victims of terrorism in the US and avoid hasty reprisals” In contradiction, both agree and disagree with the first clause of the statement made. Like millions of others, I found it hard to believe what was happening on the afternoon of the 11th of September 2001. I was shocked,… View Article

The motivations behind terrorism

As Kofi Annam the Secretary General of the United Nations in his speech on March 10 2005 at the Closing Plenary of the International Summit on Democracy, Terrorism and Security said “There are five elements, and I shall call them the “five D’s”. They are: first, to dissuade disaffected groups from choosing terrorism as a… View Article

What the future may hold

Law enforcement is heading for uncharted waters. Beyond deals with criminal activity and enforcing state statutes, law enforcement personnel are at the time of this writing in the throes of war with а frontline that has no defined latitude or longitude. The enemy is often faceless and leaderless. What will the future hold? Although no… View Article

Why Terrorism Does Not Work

The main issue that Abrams particularly points out in his research is the fact that terrorism is a major issue that plagues the entire humanity today. Behind all the debates about the effectiveness of the approach of the terrorist in the world today, Abrams argues that their approach in making their goals certain to their… View Article

Border Security and Terrorism

The only way that any country can effectively prevent terrorist attacks is by improving the local security on a domestic scale. According to the Center for Strategic and International Studies, “the protection of borders and ports of entry are vital to the success of this campaign (Campbell & Flourney 372)”. The issue here, however, is… View Article

Suicide Terrorism

The event of September 11, 2001 terror attacks in the United States left American in shudders. Never before had the US been a victim of such a vicious attack in its own land. The attack triggered a series of responses on terrorism globally but it brought to the surface the gravity of the nature of… View Article

Root Causes of Terrorism

Fieldman and Shapir (2004) noted that “some of the latest figures involving international suicide terrorists, their actions and the outcome of these actions, mentioning that there were eleven suicide attacks in Chechnya since 2003 involving fifteen terrorists, eleven of which are women. Their actions killing 200 and sixty one suicide attacks until June 2004 in… View Article

Wanted: The Real Terrorists

Abstract No one can ever forget the tragedy of September 11, 2001. For months, the world grieved the massive loss it caused. It was a wake-up call for the world to snap out of its complacency and address the global problems that has long been ignored. This paper discusses September 11 in the light of… View Article

Counterterrorism and the US Foreign Policy

The world has changed bizarrely and peculiarly after the 2001 World Trace Center bombing. About five years after the United States invaded Iraq and overthrew the fascistic regime of Saddam Hussein, the Bush administration became more determined in pursuing its enemies beyond its borders— the international terrorist groups who are hiding, breeding, gaining more strength,… View Article

Exclusive form of terrorism

If the cross-border terrorism were treated as just a variety of warfare, it would blur the distinction Western politicians prefer to uphold between acceptable violence like nuking or firebombing civilians by people in proper uniforms, and evil violence like dynamiting civilians by people in mufti. Moreover, without that distinction people normally considered good patriots, such… View Article