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Discussion questions are brief answers. 1 to 2 paragraphs are sufficient as long as the topic is covered.
As the text explained, there is no
agreed-upon single definition of terrorism. For example, almost every major
U.S. government agency has their definition of terrorism. In fact, hundreds of
different definitions of terrorism exist. Suggest the key factors that you
believe contribute to the lack of a global definition for terrorism. Provide
one (1) example of such a lack of a definition in action to support your
From the first e-Activity, create
your own comprehensive definition of terrorism. Explain the key elements of
your definition, and suggest at least one (1) reason why the elements are
important to your personal definition of terrorism. Use your personal definition
of terrorism to determine whether or not you believe Hezbollah meets the
criteria as a terrorist group. Provide a rationale for your response.
- Use the Internet, and to research various definitions
of terrorism. Research Hezbollah and the controversy of whether or not
they should be considered a terrorist group as well. Be prepared to
From the list on the second
e-Activity, determine the time period in which the meaning of terrorism at that
point in time most closely resembled one (1) meaning of terrorism today.
Determine the time period that you believe had a different meaning of terrorism
than it does today. Provide a rationale to support your response.
The term “terrorism” was first used in modern Western
history to describe the repressive actions of the French government against its
people during the so-called “Reign of Terror.” The meaning of terrorism has
evolved over time. Use the Internet to research the following major events /
time periods in which the meaning of terrorism changed:
The Reign of Terror
The Napoleonic Wars
Revolutionaries and Nationalists
during the mid-19th century
Communists in the Soviet Union
The American Revolution
Determine two time periods /
major events in which the perceived meanings of terrorism at those times were
most closely related. Provide a rationale to support your choices.
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Assignment #1: Public and Private
Security ( Use APA formatting)
Create a chart with two columns and list as least 10 differences between public
and private security. Also, include your favorite website for public security
and private security.