Lastly, McCormack states that “This type of legislation threatens our ability to work for change within society and acts to silence voices of dissent” (McCormack). This is arguable because the act doesn’t restrict freedom, it protects liberties. The Patriot Act is justified by the 9/11 attacks because it has helped put dozens of terrorism attempts in the ground, it has broken down communication barriers that were built between the branches of the government, and overall has heightened every
He also did not want things to get out of control. Even though there was violence going on there still could have been ways to solve this situation. For one, we could have invaded the home of the terrorist group and arrested the members after tracking them down. That could have been a good start. We also could have struck to let them know that we should not be treated like punks.
This is because of homeland security measures of US government. The homeland security is the term originated within the context of the September 11, 2001, attacks and resultant American policy adaptations; the fundamental concept has been periodically applied to during historical periods of national security and political crises. But the measures taken in the name of security were seriously challenging the basic civil liberties of citizens. Department of Homeland Security mandate largely overlooked by the press and it requires the FBI, CIA, state, and local governments to share intelligence reports with the department upon command, without
The problem the Unites states have is the constant threat of terrorism. Illegal immigration makes it easier for terrorist to come into the U.S and harm to the people of this great nation. John says, “George W. Bush promised to fix the problem with Illegal Immigration and presents possible solutions to help with border control, provides technological capabilities,
It helped influence the government to secure and prevent the violence, and by them catching a lot of information from the al-Qaida team and how they had set everything up to keep on doing bombings, etc. It helped the economy by the Obama Care. The government response to the threat of terrorism after the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center contribute to the success of the 9/11 attacks was that they took it seriously, they tightened up security, for example like Donald Trump he’s trying to take down the borders and deport people who don’t belong here. My estimation from the video that was compelling and interesting to me was how they got the guys from the al-Qaida team and they got to see and find everything on the computer that they had left when the apartment they were in was catching on fire, everything that was on the computer was every place they had a place for bombing, so it was actually interesting seeing their set up and everything they had left behind. My other interest from the video was how I got to see all the actions after the planes hit the buildings and what had happened to the buildings and how they
These are some concerns about Al Qaeda and what they will do next. "He noted that the United States did not have a broad, integrated plan to stop the next generation of terrorist and that the United States was putting relatively little effort in to a long range plan"(Meehan). The United States needs to get a plan together to stop the next generation of terrorist (which will be meaner than these). "Also at the same time, because of our choice of military confrontation, the nature of the threat that we have faced has changed"(Smith). Which means, The United States hasn 't chosen the best ways to go about thing at times.
Gaining media recognition, though still a paramount goal of guerrilla factions, is a tributary aim in that it is a stepping stone on the way to accomplishing superior objectives. Terrorists exploit “propaganda by the deed” and recognise that intercontinental activities will secure extreme media revelation. Initially, the PLO restricted their attacks to civil and Zionist institutions however, in order to ‘enlighten western civic opinion’ it became indispensable to alter their target to civilians both within and outside of Israel. Bruce Hoffman, one of the most prominent academics working in the field of terrorism, gives light to the efforts of the PLO as a manifestation of terrorism’s efficacy as a political tactic and places a substantial prominence on the internationalisation of their turmoil.
First, improving the preventions of terrorist travel will aid in curbing acts of terrorism within the States of America. Better policies and strategies of thwarting the terrorist travel should be established for as long as terrorism continues to exist. For example, security within various traveling points should be enhanced, and travelers that are suspicious should be subject to strict scrutiny. This will be an effective way of reducing the number of tourists that get into the country through different means, hence reducing
National security has altered several of our amendments taking away our freedom of speech, freedom of unreasonable search and seizures, freedom of being held without charge, and much more. One of the most well known amendments is freedom of speech. However, after 9/11 it 's not so much a “freedom” as it is a “privilege”. “The Patriot Act broadly expands the official definition of terrorism so that many domestic groups that engage in nonviolent civil disobedience could...find themselves labeled as terrorists” (Eroding Liberty). So even though we are told we have the right to say what we want, if we say something the government does not like, we are classified as a “terrorist”.
For a time, there was monitoring international phone calls made by U.S. citizens, and soon Bush administration started seeking to destroy Al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations using military forces. He said, “They saw liberty and thought they saw weakness. And now they will see defeat.” In 2002, Bush announced that they would be use military force if necessary to prevent further threats from terrorists or rogue states, especially any that possessed weapons of mass destruction. George W. Bush mended our country from this devastating event and lead us to a stronger today. His leadership to me defines political courage in all aspects because he chose to do what he thought was right for our country and never backing down for what he believed