What is terrorism?
A brief introduction to terrorism and all its facets. Delve into scenarios, case studies, and interesting facts about the realities of terrorism.
WHO ARE THEY?
This is a common question and misconception about who a terrorist truly is. This looks at people who the public considers a terrorist and others who they don’t and how we classify people as "terrorists".
WHAT ARE WE DOING AGAINST THEM?
The United States have taken incredible steps to keep the public safe, but what do these actions mean? This looks at the actions taken by the US government and different theories to preventing terrorism in a short-term and long-term way.
Why are they doing it?
Take a quick look into the different types of terrorist groups and what each of their motives are. Every type of group has their own agenda and end goals, and here you can find why.
Media and terrorism
A relationship between the media and terrorism is a confusing one. You would think that the media are anti-terrorist like the public, however it is not always that simple.
Terrorist and civilians use the internet about the same and because of this, anybody can be one click away from being in the wrong place. Here you can understand what the dangers are online and how terrorist use the internet in a way that the world has never seen.
Ideas & Ideologies
This Table Talk discusses the beginnings of terrorism and how the ideologies of groups tend to spark. Is there a set way for groups to start? Are there real differences in ideologies between groups?
For a human to be deemed "radicalized" is not a cut-and-dry concept. The process of radicalizing an individual is a complex one, although are all terrorists "radical"? Maybe not.
Disengagement & Deradicalization
The US and other countries often try to counter terrorism by de-radicalizing terrorist. Learn the differences between disengagement and de-radicalization and learn the process to succeed in both.
To convince someone to aid or join a terrorist attack or group can be difficult, however it happens every day. Learn how groups attempt to recruit people and the tactic that have worked time and time again.