Terrorism Essay Topics

Technology-the Future of Terrorism

From the extensive evolution of computers to the introduction and mass popularity of the Internet. From bombs to missiles, from bases to shuttles. The world of technology is seemingly endless. In modern times computers and the Internet possess tremendous power and have a wide range of capabilities for better or for worse. Terrorism is for… View Article

Terrorism Threats the World

The end of the Cold War and the fall of the Soviet Union did not bring the peace for the world. Many global issues still affect directly our security, like ethnic conflicts, pollution, weapons propagation, overpopulation, and terrorism. Nowadays, terrorism is considered as a most dangerous issue which is treating the humanity. Politically, terrorism is… View Article

The Republican and Democratic parties views on Terrorism

Terrorism has been branded as the Third world war three. It is a new type of warfare that is causing sleepless nights to the current American leadership and will most likely be an issue that will dominate debates in leadership forums for years to come. It’s a new kind of war where it’s perpetrators aim… View Article

A look into Pablo Escobar and terrorism

Pablo Escobar is as dangerous as Osama Bin Laden, with the ability to regroup his network of followers in the illegal drug business quite similar in many ways to that of a terrorist group, granted that Escobar and his disciples and network of syndicate members are not terrorists nor advocates of the same terrorist plays… View Article

Private Security after 9/11

The Transportation Security Administration             Two months after the 9/11 attacks, the Congress ratified the Aviation and Transportation Security Act or what is known as the ATSA, creating what is known as the Transportation Security Administration (The Heritage… 2006). According to the assumptions to the federalization of airport security, all passengers are uniformly suspicious and… View Article

Terrorism Its Causes and Effects

Terrorism has become a worldwide phenomenon with its many faces and manifestations. State-sponsored terrorism presents its worst form. Pol Pot in Cambodia let loose such a terrorism which killed millions of Cambodians. In India terrorism has been there in many States. Terrorists do not hesitate in using even the most cruel methods of violence and… View Article

Proliferation of Global Terrorism

The Second Indochina War, popularly known as the Vietnam War, took place from 1965 to the 30th of April in 1975. It is a very memorable moment for the North Vietnamese military for they have achieved victory, which is in fact, the first ever major defeat of the United States in the field of military…. View Article

Psychological Motives for Becoming a Terrorist

Introduction Suicide bombing, a major terror strategy of terrorists is, if not the most, one of the most gruesome acts anybody can commit. It is outright crazy and stupid. One must be beside the normal to be entertaining such a thought in mind. Ironically, fanatics who have committed and attempted suicide bombings in the past,… View Article

How Has Terrorism Affected Your View of the World

How has terrorism affected your view of the world? What actions could be taken to combat terrorism? I feel that terrorism has only agitated the public and has had little emotional effect of me. It has however affected people around me, therefore indirectly affecting me. As for combating terrorism, I apparently mean what actions other… View Article

Un Action Against Terrorism

The issue of coming up with ways to combat terrorism has been prioritized by the entire community internationally and it is also a major task in the United Nations. Various UN bodies have come up with different initiatives to try and combat terrorism and bring to justice those involved with the act. The most controversial… View Article

Terrorism on September 11, 2001

Terrorism is no vague concept but a modern danger and growing concern throughout the world. With the peak of violence seen on September 11, 2001 and the subsequent attacks experienced throughout the world following that attack, the United States awareness and reaction to terrorism and terrorist acts has changed. In an ideological war with no… View Article

The Ethical Implications of the Current Government Drone Strike Polices

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) first made their appearance in 1919 when Elmer Sperry, who also invented the gyroscope and autopilot, attacked a captured German ship with the first UAV loaded down to with explosives((“U. s. army unmanned,” 2010). At the time this was a revolutionary weapon, but if we fast forward 80 years from the… View Article

Understanding Terrorism

The word terrorism is derived from the word terror which means to instill fear or cowardice in someone. It also means to carry out acts that are considered inhuman with an aim of punishing or making life difficult and unbearable for the recipient of the terrorist acts. Terrorism is broad in its scope and it… View Article

Domestic Terrorism In The United States

To varying degrees, domestic terrorism has survived and affected the social and political structure of the United States. As defined by the country’s Department of Justice, these words connote “the unlawful use of force or violence, committed by a group(s) of two or more individuals, against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government,… View Article

On the Film Zero Dark Thirty and Torture

Zero Dark Thirty is a 2013 film directed by award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, and is a narration about the multiple time-skips of how Maya (Jessica Chastain), a new CIA recruit, beat the odds which led to Osama Bin Laden’s ultimate death. “Our plane’s been hijacked. I hope I can be able to see your face… View Article

Proposing a Solution: Bullying

Terrorism in the World Is the terrorism an unstoppable war in this world or Is it the revenge against the human Society? A Terrorism is the global problem in the whole world since the two decades. It is the problem which the country has been continuously facing all the time. Terrorism is defined as an… View Article

Ecoterrorist Groups in the United States

Terrorism, in any form, is frowned upon by many people. However, when it is related to taking care of our environment, it could be quite controversial because environmentalism is embraced across all political spectrums. Like the right wing or left wing extremists, violent ecologists and animal rights advocates have caused some scare among people in… View Article

Terrorism: Political, Psychological and Religious Aspects

Today terrorism is very much a concerning issue which has dominated our lives, most particularly, since the attack on the twin towers in the New York City in September 11th 2001. Thus, it has been the centre of much discussion and has gained unprecedented importance. Apart from this terrorists struck at targets around the world… View Article

Terrorism & Serious Terrorist

Terrorism is the topic of international debate among philosophers, historians, and politicians, as well as a subject of personal contemplation by its perpetrators and victims. As it is often said, one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter. However, an accepted definition of terrorism has yet to be determined by international law, allowing states to… View Article

Economic Terrorism

This refers to the act by any group of people or state to destroy a society for military, social, political and religious purposes. This is done for the sole and illegal purpose of creating chaos and collapse of the target (Small Wars journal. July 2005). Economic terrorism based on environmental issue, can be viewed as… View Article

Effects of Terrorist Attack

Although often caused by nature, disasters can have human origins. Often it is the unpredictability of such disasters that causes fear, confusion and stress that have a lasting effect on the affected community. In recent history, the Sept 11th terrorist attack is one such example. This paper will examine the terrorists’ motivation towards committing the… View Article

Nostalgia and the Reluctent Fundamentalist

Mohsin Hamid’s one man monologue narrative ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ provide us with an interesting insight of the difficult times faced, in the past and present of the novel’s protagonist Changez. It is considered that ‘nostalgia’ has a audacious effect on the main characters of the novel, and most unrecognisably, the United States of America. Throughout… View Article

National security

After the occurrence of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, President George W. Bush signed a law, the PATRIOT Act. The PATRIOT Act made it easier for the law enforcement officials to use certain techniques such as wiretapping and other surveillance technologies to aid in the war against terrorism. The reason why this topic… View Article

War on Terror Facts

Terrorists, by definition, fight an entirely different type of war. Acts of terrorism are not perpetrated by soldiers, they are carried out by individuals, or groups of individuals, who have no other recourse but to lash out at the nations that they perceive as their oppressors with whatever tools they have available. They strap bombs… View Article

A Day and the Life of 9-11

I remember the account like it was yesterday. It seems like any other morning I got up early with a reminder call from mom. (She work overnight) I head back down the hallway to the siblings room I wake up the boys first. They were always the hardest to wake up. “Time to get up”,… View Article

Promoting the Culture of Peace in the World

Introduction: No doubt, the world is a vast battle-field where almost every nation fights each other. Every nation has its own military equipments. What are these for? They are only for fighting other nations whenever a war breaks out. This only shows that the world is in a very dangerous situation now a day. Every… View Article

Terrorism Definition

“Terror or terrorism is one of the oldest disasters on the earth. It can be said that this system named terrorism is, for the centuries, here on this earth. But there have always been differences to define it. If you talk from the side of terrorists, you can hear different reasons of terrorism from every… View Article

Terrorism and Intelligence Failures

Terrorism by dictionary definition is described as the unlawful use or threatened use of force or violence by a person or an organized group against people or property with the intention of intimidating or coercing societies or governments, often for ideological or political reasons. Terrorism comes from decades of histories of deep national pride, religious… View Article

European Terrorism in the 1970’s and 1980’s

In a post World War II era, terrorism and covert terrorist actions became a major weapon against the governments of many European nations. In most cases, terrorism “had two purposes: to make life unendurable for the [country], and to ensure the active support of the population by executing traitors and collaborators . ” Even more,… View Article

International Terrorism

What is the root cause of terrorism? What drives a terrorist group to commit acts of violence? Is it the environment they are born in to or is it a trait that is developed over time as a result of their upbringing? The term ethno-nationalism can be defined as “the combination of both ethnic and… View Article