On September 11, 2001 the world came to a stand still as a terroristic attack targeting our country killed 2,977 people. As fear ran high in every American house hold, the government quickly acted and on October 26 President George W. Bush passed the USA PATRIOT Act. The full title, "Uniting and Strenghtening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act", suggest how the government quickly acted in response to the new threat that we were experianceing. Although some may argue that it violates our civil liberties, the Patriot Act serves as an asset to help protect U.S. citizens by stopping terrorist attacks, giving the law enforcement tools to make investigations easier, and increases national security. What the Patriot Act does is it provides us with a tool to strengthen the ability that the government has to stop terrorist attacks from happening on U.S. soil.
“Where is the Love” was released in 2003; post 9/11. The events that occurred on 9/11 were very gruesome for the United States. The lyrics emphasises the evil that is terrorism, and how the U.S is sending troops overseas to stop the terrorism in other countries even though there are still terrorists that still reside in the U.S. Not only that, but the lyrics suggest that there are terrorists that are members in the CIA, Bloods, Crips, and KKK. That line of the song calls out the faults in the government and its branches of systems and institutions. This stanza especially highlights the similarities of violence that is associated with all of those
Furthermore, the initial poor economic condition burdened with this deficit had led many low-income citizens towards poverty. This then becomes signifies the development of increased money-related crimes like robbery. On the other hand, people also smuggle goods in order to meet the needs of the local people. In fact, this is done openly and treated as a normal practice. Another way that globalization has increased crime rates is through the negative portrayal of actions present in the western media.
There is no doubt that terrorism has a negatively significant impact on countries’ economy. A lot of studies examine the relationship between terrorist activities and their macroeconomic results. In this context, Blomberg, Hess and Orphanides (2004) investigate effects of terrorism on growth. They find that there is a negative and significant relationship between terrorism and economic growth in regard to increased government expenditures and reduced national investment. Further, their findings show that terrorism activities affect developing countries more deeply than developed countries.
Refugee camps in Gaza, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan became a breeding ground for terrorism. In conclusion the wars in the middle east are a unjustifiable cause that need the support given to make the country world powers in peace and flourishing help. The causes of this war are because of religious and social indifferences. The changes the countries need from the painstaking war will take time and need to be acted upon. The middle eastern conflict of Terrorism is a spreading cause of global fear and will generate terror in time.
The framing of media after the 9/11 attack of the Muslim states such as Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan as well as presenting ‘Muslims’ as terrorist shows how easily these attacks has a violent effect on two countries relation. Further the relations between these countries are disturbed as other attacks happen. Recently US President Donald Trump ordered a ban against the entry inhabitants of Muslim majority states (Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan, and Libya) due to the weekly terrorist activities in
The morning of Tuesday September 11, 2011 is one of the biggest tradgies of all time. On this specific day four airlines were hijacked by an Islamic group that goes by the name al-Qaeda. The attacks took the lives of 2,996 innocent people, injured nearly 6,000 people, and caused at least $10 billion in infracture and property damage. These attacks, also known as the 9/11 attacks, will forever be remebered as one of the most horrific days for so many people around this world. Initally, al-Qaeda considered targeting nuclear power plants on 9/11, but decided to go against it because they feared it would get too out of control.
THE SPREAD OF INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM WITH THE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN GLOBAL AREA Case Study: ISIS and Business Opportunities By : Yuliana Dolok Saribu Student ID No : 016201400179 Class : International Relations Diplomacy 2 Batch 2014 Subject : Business and International Relations Topical Issues Lecturer : Prof. Anak Agung Banyu Perwita, Ph. D INTRODUCTION Twenty-first centuries are filled by the remarkable issue of international terrorism. Starting from the 9/11 WTC tragedy, until the presence of ISIS which can not be understimated in the global arena, terrorism has created much scarcity in each of the hearts and minds of people. Terrorism as defines in the UK Prevention of Terrorism Act 1976, s.14 which is ‘the use of violence
They have become a part of the world and become an involuntary fragment. The use of WMDs over the decade has even shifted from security to purely destruction. Most terrorist groups use WMDs as they possess political goals and have traditional, ethnic, nationalist, or ideological associations which make it necessary for them to use such weapons solely for the sake of destruction. These terrorist groups want to gain politically from their attacks and create terror in the minds of the people which may even not require the use of WMDs in certain cases like the WTC attack. These attacks just aggravate with the use of WMDs.
Technology- preventing terrorists? “While reliance on human intelligence is essential, it is technology that will help law enforcement agencies to detect, analyze and effectively eliminate terror attacks” (Naik,2009). Today terrorism is one of the greatest threats to civilization. It destroys life, brings conflicts between countries and weakens the economy. Social networks have become in recent years one of the preferred channels for terrorists to spread their messages and get new followers; they organize events, and spread propaganda by using social media and other technologies.