Terrorism Studies & Facts

There is no internationally agreed definition of terrorism. Most common definitions of terrorism include only those acts which are intended to create fear, are perpetrated for an ideological goal (as opposed to a lone attack), and deliberately target or disregard the safety of non-combatants. Some definitions also include acts of unlawful violence and war.

Terrorism is the systematic use of terror especially as a means of coercion.

What is commonly misunderstood is that terrorism is not a new phenomenon. Terrorism has been with mankind since it’s birth. Technology, especially in the area of media coverage has brought coverage of terrorism attacks to our tv’s, computers, mobile phones further increasing the desired effect of the “terrorist”.

To know and understand terrorism is to fight it. To understand what motivates this seemingly senseless enemy is the first step to disarming it. The following literature investigates all aspects of terrorism and will aid in understanding how to spot suspicious activities, how to identify potential targets and much more.

Read terrorism studies and learn terrorism facts – Learn about terrorism, how to avoid being a victim, and how to fight back.