The Cause Of Terrorism

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In November 2015, the whole world was shocked by a terrible incident. The heart of tourist destination in Europe, Paris, was attacked by terrorist. The attack did not happen only in one place, but in three places at once. This terrorism action made as much as 130 people died and hundreds injured. Terrorism has been haunted a lot of countries in the world since centuries ago. The cause of terrorism itself is not always the same one case with another; there are so many different cause of terrorism. In fact, it is quite hard to really understand the reason why terrorism occurs, because we can’t point out a reason for certain. Some studies stated that political issues, social inequality, religion, and poverty are the significant cause of terrorism (Butler, 2015). The term terrorism itself doesn’t have a clear definition, as it is viewed differently by lot of people. However, it has two key points, which are violence and the intention to spreading fears. Terrorism defined as the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives. (FBI, 2011) The terrorist attack in France was one of the most unfortunate incidents in 2015. Although previously France has experienced several terrorist attacks, but the attack in November 2015 was the worst that France experienced in the 21st century, as the casualties reach 130 people died and 367

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