Babel With a hint of Rendition The films Babel (2006) and Rendition (2007) show how paranoia regarding foreigners and terrorism affect innocent lives. There has been a sort of hysteria regarding terrorism in America and unfortunately the faces that have been attached to it are brown. These films are especially relevant to the happenings in America right now with leaders such as Donald Trump expressing Islamophobic views. In Babel, there are different storylines and each of them is tied together with the gun that starts it all. The tour bus shooting is immediately broadcasted in America as having been a terrorist attack.
for making a propaganda for Iraq war in 2003 , the media was directed to present specific information about Iraq . They presented in the TV shows that there is terrorism in Iraq and that is very dangerous for the U.S and the people around the world . (Kumar, 2006). After the attacks , the policy-makers in the U.S claimed announced that they should fight terrorism and Jihad in Iraq .also they said that they want to stop using mass destruction weapons in Iraq ,which used by Saddam Hussein and they should defeat the Qaida which threaten the world. Actually the main reason for the U.S to invade Iraq was its oil.
Tayla Galvin Grade 12-M History Original Research Task Research Question: ‘To what extent does the movie United 93 accurately depict the devastation of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, as well as the economic and social consequences it still has on the USA in present times?” Introduction On September 11th 2001, a series of 4 co-coordinated terrorist attacks were carried out by al-Qaeda – an Islamic terrorist group, in order to cripple the US and destroy their main hotspots. The origins of al-Qaeda can be traced to 1979 when the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan. Osama bin Laden traveled to Afghanistan and helped organize Arab mujahideen to resist the Soviets. Bin Laden became more radical, and in 1996, he called for American soldiers to leave Saudi Arabia. In 1998, bin Laden outlined his objections to American foreign policy with respect to Israel, as well as the continued presence of American troops in Saudi Arabia after the Gulf War.
“Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.” This quote written by Noam Chomsky states clearly how the world concerns about the ISIS terrorism. Look at what ISIS is doing recently and what has been done by these terrorists. Their terrorist attacks damaged cultures, killed millions of innocent life, and nearly destroyed the humanity among humans. Only a heartless person would deny these facts.
On the one hand, situation in these countries adversely affect Pakistan and on the other hand, injustice, political immaturity, educational disparity are arguably factors responsible for terrorism in Pakistan. Pakistan has been the victim of this cumbersome problem along with other issues. The wave of terrorism was initiated in America’s proxy war against USSR in which Pakistan played a vital role and supported “freedom fighters.” ("A Freedom Struggle Is Not Terrorism."). Soon after that Pakistan became the victim for supporting these “freedom fighters”. Following the event of 9/11 episode, U.S launch international war on terrorism in Pakistan’s neighborhood (Afghanistan).
designed to influence the government or to intimidate the public or a section of the public . . . for the purpose of advancing a political, religious or ideological cause.” The legal system and code of law of the United Kingdom have influenced those of the United States, Canada, and Israel. United States federal statute defines terrorism as “violent acts or acts dangerous to human life that .
After 9/11 and joining Pakistan the war on terror, there has been a significant deterioration in the security situation in Pakistan . The term militant can be describedas followers of group or religion or a party who aggressively and violently promote an idea in the name of a movement (and many a times have an extreme approach to solution for their goal). The various movements that seek to apply militancy as a solution, or who use militancy to rationalize their solutions for issues in the modern world, seldom share common tactics. Following are the traits shared by many militant groups
During the 1970s and 1980s, the United Nations attempts to define the term floundered mainly due to differences of opinion between various members about the use of violence in the context of conflicts over national liberation and self-determination” . The effects of terrorism include the injuries, deaths and psychological trauma of the immediate victims, short- and long-term impact on the economy of the attacked country, and enhanced security, military and intelligence activities to deter future attacks. Terrorism also often creates publicity for the groups or individuals initiating the attacks, which is often their
ISIS is lead by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The majority of ISIS members are Sunni muslims, who are the largest branch of muslim and have been involved in sectarian violence against shi’a muslims, who have a different ideology and have previously held power in Iraq and Syria. Here are some current facts about ISIS : 1) 2003: The US invaded Iraq, one the major events in the Middle East leading to terrorists uprising. 2) 2006: There was a civil war in Iraq. During this time, al-Qaeda and their terrorist activity began to grow.
Research tells us that illiterate and ignorant people can be easily manipulated by the terrorists. Many people used for suicide bombing and terrorist attacks are manipulated and convinced by the terrorist organizations in their own way. Pakistan's current literacy rate is 57.9% which are easy to fall in the hands of terrorist organizations. When people are deprived of their basic rights and basic standard of living rebellion attitude take place which further leads to