Show MoreP3: Outline the terrorism methods used by key terrorist organisations
Terrorism is an act that threatens or carries out violence with the intention to disrupt, kill or coerce against a body or nation in order to impose will. This means that a lot of groups use this method to get what they want. The groups use a variety of methods, groups such as:
Al Qaeda, who mainly use suicide bombing methods, this is good, because it means there are lots of deaths. This leads to scare and forcing the Government to negotiate.
Another group, the IRA, the Irish Republican Army use assassinations and guerilla warfare tactics to cause terrorism.
The ETA, Euskadi Ta Askatasuna use bombing tactics. Destroying key economic targets in Spain, such…show more content…
The rise in terrorist activities means that more counter terrorist methods are mandatory.
Currently the Public Services counter terrorist threats reasonably well, especially since the Twin Towers were bombed. This bombing sparked a major increase in counter terrorism.
Now, terrorist activity has significantly lowered, this is because new acts have been passed to aid in countering terrorism.
The Counter terrorism Act 2008 was created, and gives Public Services the right to stop terrorism in many ways.
The methods used now are a lot more advanced, for example, airports used to be a lot easier to attack with terrorism, but now use a lot of security methods that were not around or used during the time the Twin Towers were bombed. Security measures such as metal detectors, CCTV cameras and sniffer dogs. Some of these security measures will have been in effect, but not mandatory. D1: Evaluate the impact of War, Conflict and terrorism on the UK Public Services.
War, conflict and terrorism impact’s the UK public Services greatly. In this passage we are going to evaluate the impact of this.
With war and terrorism it is going to cost the Ministry of Defence (MOD). This is because they are going to have to spend money on training the troops, buying more ammunition and equipment etc. In this current economic state it is not easy for the government to fund the MOD needs.
The Public Services will also benefit from some
The War on Terrorism
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The New Threat To World Peace
Terrorism and terrorists are defined as people who cause death and destruction through means of bombs and hostage taking who bassically cause terror for religious reasons or another cause they see just.
After the end of the cold war people claimed that there was no threat to world peace .They were wrong however on September 11th 2001 all their views changed.
On September 11th 2001 two planes were hijacked and crashed into the Twin Towers aka (the World Trade Center) ,people also over looked that supposedly one plane was crashed in to the Pentagon and one was heading to the White House but was brought down by the passengers in midflight. After the planes crashed the World Trade Center Imploded killing a few thousand people. The Hijakers were working for al quieda a fanatical religious group who controlled Afghanistan ( ring any bells ). Its supprising however that the americans during the cold war helped to set up al quidea in afghanistan by arming them to fight their soviet oppresors. After the soviet troops retreated the Americans left Al quieda to run Afghanistan.
After the bombings of Sept 11th America had the worlds support in the fact that Afghanistan needed to be taught a lesson. America pledged war against terrorism and any one who harboured terrorisits. Countries such as Pakistan who showed a small liking for Afghanistan backed off and let America use its airfields after this declaration of war against terror even Russia who weren't great freinds of America were letting the americans use a big airbase near afghanistgan. Thus beggan the war on terror after NATO allowed that some action must be taken against Afghanistan and the Alquieda. The coalition moved in to take Afgahnistan.
The taliban aka ( alquieda) called upon its people to unite in a jihad (a holy war) against the evil west and America. A jihad is a Muslim holy war, all Muslims able to fight are supposed to for their religion.
The aim of this invasion was to quel the terrorist threat in Afghanistan and end the rule of Osama bin Laden over Afgahnistan by capturing him. The Coaltion succeded in there first objective and defeated the Taliban in Afghanistan They however have failed to captuer Osama bin Laden who is rumourd to reside in the Pakistani mountains. He is believed to continue to co ordinate terrorist attacks on the west and periodically releases tapes congratulating the muslim terrorists for blowing various things up also I belive he is taunting the americans in saying, you still havent got me .
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