Flashcards in Final Deck (55)
Terrorism in the Middle East is the result of ___ ____
the Middle East is a ___ ____
The Middle East is not an ___ ____
Extremists couch violence with ____
What three men do militants cite when justifying violence?
ibn Tayymiyya, Abdul Wahhab, and Qutb
Terrorism is the result of cultural and religious factors interacting with what three factors?
the birth of modern Israel, completion for power within and among Arab states, and the rise of militant religious fervor
Iran presents a set of separate issues but where does its problems lie?
It's problems can be linked to European imperialism
What is the modern conflict between Israel and Palestine based on?
What organization imitated Irgun by using terrorist tactics, but the movement was not united?
What was Fatah's weakness
The movement was not united
What is Palestinian militancy characterized by?
When did terrorism move to the international arena?
How many decades has terrorism remained localized?
Currently, the three major operational terrorism groups
Hezbollah, Hamas, and al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades
Whose policies are controversial?
How do critics think Israelis react to terrorism?
They believe they overreact
How do defenders of Israel feel about their tactics?
They maintain strong tactics are necessary to counter terror
Revolutionary terrorists call for radical change in what?
either structure of government of the underlying political philosophy of governance
Revolutionary terrorism can be traced back to what century?
What was the first act of revolutionary terrorism
Latin American, urban philosophy of Uruguay's Tupamaros
Two groups inspired by the Tupamaros
FARC and ELN
FARC and ELN drifted into what to survive
what does of MeK of Iran fight for?
Maoist revolutionaries mirror the revolutionary theories of whom?
the communist takeover in China
Who was a pioneer Maoist group
Peru's Shining Path
Peru's Shining Path inspired what three groups?
Communists in Nepal, India, and Philippines
What is counter revolutionary terrorism frequently based on?
the formation of illegal military and police units who torture and kill suspected terrorists and their supporters
What are the military and police units who torture and kill suspected terrorists and their supporters known as
What jihadist terror networks spawned in the late stages of the Soviet-Afghan War