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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: List of terrorist incidents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Terrorism, originating from the French 18th century word terrorisme (under the Terror), is the term commonly used to refer to the calculated use of violence or the threat of violence, against the civilian population, usually for the purpose of obtaining political or religious goals.
Below, we list some of the better-known individuals who are regarded as terrorists (or as having been terrorists in the past) by a significant body of opinion apart from the victims of acts with which they have rightly or wrongly been linked.
The use of the terms terrorism and terrorist are politically weighted, and are often used to polarizing effect, where 'terrorism' is simply a relativist term for the violence committed by an enemy, from the point of view of the attacked.
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 List of terrorist incidents - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This incident is the first proven case of air sabotage in the history of aviation.
January 31: Laju incident: JRA–PFLP attack on a Shell facility in Singapore and the simultaneous seizure of the Japanese embassy in Kuwait.
Washington city councilman Marion Barry is shot in the chest during the incident and after a standoff all hostages are released from the District building, B'nai B'rith, and the Islamic Center.
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 List of terrorist incidents in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of terrorist incidents in the United Kingdom
Given the nature of counter-terrorism, successes in preventing terrorist attacks in the UK will not always come to light, or not be as heavily promoted as intelligence failures.
[7] Convicted as a "global terrorist" and sentenced to 15 years in prison on September 23, 2005 on the basis of traces of explosives on a pair of socks and a code translation book.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_terrorist_incidents_in_the_United_Kingdom   (1081 words)

  
 Terrorist Groups Profiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Chronologies of Significant Terrorist Incidents are taken from "Appendix A: Chronology of Significant Terrorist Incidents" of the same publication.
Furthermore, terrorist acts are part of a larger phenomenon of politically inspired violence, and at times the line between the two can become difficult to draw.
Thus, this report will discuss terrorist acts as well as other violent incidents that are not necessarily international terrorism and therefore are not subject to the statutory reporting requirement.
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 List of terrorist incidents
1997 A terrorist opened fire on tourists at an observation deck atop the Empire State Building in New York City, killing a Danish national and wounding visitors from the United States, Argentina, Switzerland and France before turning the gun on himself.
A handwritten note carried by the gunman claimed this was a punishment attack against the "enemies of Palestine".
Attacks on coalition forces may not be terrorist attacks under Protocol 1 to the Geneva Conventions which gives lawful combatant status to non-uniformed guerrillas resisting foreign occupation if they display arms openly.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_terrorist_incidents.html   (2609 words)

  
 Foreign Affairs - Can Democracy Stop Terrorism? - F. Gregory Gause III
There are good case studies and general surveys of terrorists and terrorist organizations, but few that try to determine whether more democracy leads to less terrorism.
A list of terrorist incidents between 1976 and 2004, compiled by the National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism, shows more than 400 in India and only 18 in China.
If the relationship between authoritarianism and terrorism were as strong as the Bush administration implies, the discrepancy between the number of terrorist incidents in China and the number in India would run the other way.
www.foreignaffairs.org /20050901faessay84506-p10/f-gregory-gause-iii/can-democracy-stop-terrorism.html   (1129 words)

  
 List of terrorist incidents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Incidents listed here are commonly calledterrorism, or meet some of the commonly used criteria.
1997 A terrorist opened fire on tourists at an observation deck atop the Empire State Building in New York City, killing a Danish national and wounding visitorsfrom the United States, Argentina, Switzerland and France before turning the gun on himself.
Attacks on coalition forces may not be terrorist attacks under Protocol 1 to the Geneva Conventions which gives lawful combatant status to non-uniformedguerrillas resisting foreign occupation if they display arms openly.
www.therfcc.org /list-of-terrorist-incidents-78351.html   (2489 words)

  
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There were at least four U.S. intelligence officers on the passenger list, with rumors, never confirmed, of a fifth.
The presence of these men on the flight later gave rise to a number of conspiracy theories, in which one or more of them were said to have been the bombers' targets.
List of accidents and incidents on commercial airliners
brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/p/pa/pan_am_flight_103.html   (6268 words)

  
 Blue's News: Edit Message
These terrorists must be stopped!]i I'm not sure if you think the Boston Tea Party was right or wrong so I'll assume you're American and treat you like a child.
The point is that after a certain passage of time and a large amount of political wrangling terrorist acts can become acts of freedom fighting.
You've probably already noticed that the "terrorists" in Iraq consider themselves to be freedom fighters.
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 List of terrorist incidents in TutorGig Discussion Groups
Interestingly, the Americans have a party each year to celebrate a terrorist attack - the sinking of an...
LAX has had a few of them including the semi-famous one where a Brasilia was told to hold short and instead went into position and held.
saviors with not a single previous list of targeted businesses nor the designs they used to show on how to construct a pipe bomb, nor the how to guide they had on how conduct terrorist activities.
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 Significant Terrorist Incidents 1961-2003: A Brief Chronology
In a bungled rescue attempt by West German authorities, nine of the hostages and five terrorists were killed.
The terrorists released most of the hostages in December but held 81 Peruvians and Japanese citizens for several months.
In four separate incidents occurring between Dushanbe and Garm, Bakhrom Sodirov and his group kidnapped two International Committee for the Red Cross members, four Russian journalists and their Tajik driver, four UNHCR members, and the Tajik Security Minister, Saidamir Zukhurov.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ho/pubs/fs/index.cfm?docid=5902   (10878 words)

  
 Learn more about List of terrorist incidents in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Learn more about List of terrorist incidents in the online encyclopedia.
After negotiations between the Taliban and the Indian government, the last of the remaining hostages on board Flight 814 are released
2001 September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack ("9/11") kills thousands in New York, and hundreds in Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_terrorist_incidents.html   (1364 words)

  
 List of terrorist incidents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
September 6 1970 In an attempted seizure of an Israeli El Al jetplane hijacker Sandinista Patrick Arguello was killed and hijacker Khaled was captured.
1974 September 13th ETA basque terrorist group bombs the "Rolando" in Madrid kills 12.
1993 June 21st ETA basque terrorist group bombs a militar in Madrid kills 7 36 injured.
www.freeglossary.com /Terrorist_attack   (2542 words)

  
 China: From Brutal Oppressor to Terrorist Victim
The legitimate economic and social issues that confront the people of western China are not necessarily terrorist issues and should be resolved politically rather than using counter-terrorism methods.
A few days later, the State Department issued a background paper blaming ETIM for all of the alleged terrorist incidents that occurred in Xinjiang in the previous decade.
After the designation of ETIM as terrorists sparked skepticism far and wide, the U.S. embassy in Beijing announced that ETIM was planning attacks on the U.S. embassy in Bishek, Kirghiz.
www.fff.org /freedom/fd0312c.asp   (1543 words)

  
 List of terrorist incidents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
June 22: Air India Flight 182 is blown up by a bomb put onboard the flight from Canada by Sikh nationalists.
July 5: the IRA detonate a 1500lb car bomb (the largest used in Northern Ireland) in the centre of Newtownards in Northern Ireland, no one is killed but massive property damage is caused to the town centre.
December 24: Air France Flight 8969 is hijacked by GIA members who planned to crash the plane on Paris but didn't succeed.
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 Terror no-fly list singled out Kennedy / Senator was stopped 5 times at airports
Security, intelligence and law enforcement agencies established the list after the 2001 terrorist attacks.
"That a clerical error could lend one of the most powerful people in Washington to the list -- it makes one wonder just how many others who are not terrorists are on the list," said Reggie Shuford, a senior ACLU counsel.
After the first few incidents, his staff called the Transportation Security Administration, which maintains the no-fly list.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2004/08/20/MNGQ28BM1O1.DTL   (593 words)

  
 List of terrorist incidents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
June 21: ETA Basque terrorist group bombs a military truck in Madrid, kills 7, 36 injured.
October 2002: Beltway Sniper Attacks around the Washington metropolitan area kill 10 people and leave the region paranoid for weeks, caused by domestic terrorists.
October 23: Moscow theater hostage crisis begins; 120 hostages and 40 terrorists killed in rescue three days later.
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 List of terrorist incidents in TutorGig Courses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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 BrothersJudd Blog: GIVE THEM NATIONS TO BE PROUD OF:
Nor is there any evidence that democracy in the Arab world would "drain the swamp," eliminating soft support for terrorist organizations among the Arab public and reducing the number of potential recruits for them.
The error in describing terrorist acts in dictatorships is that the terrorists are in power and terrorism is simply what the secret police do so its never counted in official figures.
Now, with terrorists not identified with a particular state, it is hard to justify retaliation against a state for what otherwise would be regarded as acts of war.
www.brothersjudd.com /blog/archives/2005/10/post_232.html   (1303 words)

  
 List of terrorist incidents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
1881 Tzar Alexander II of Russia is assassinated by a People's Will volya) terrorist.
single most deadly terrorist attack prior to 11 2001.
Attacks coalition forces may not be terrorist attacks Protocol 1 to the Geneva Conventions which gives lawful combatant status to guerrillas resisting foreign occupation if they display openly.
www.freeglossary.com /List_of_terrorist_incidents   (2542 words)

  
 Worldpress.org - Education Resources
In a hotbed of political and religious conflict, Israeli and Palestinian educators break down barriers and collaborate with the younger generation with hope for a peaceful future.
A vocabulary list, for grades 9-12, to highlight some of the most important definitions associated with the Iraq Crisis.
The initial outpouring of sympathy and support for the United States after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks was without precedent.
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 Coordinated terrorist attack hits London - Wikinews
The Metropolitan Police Service has initially confirmed that 33 people have been killed in the four explosions on London's transport system this morning, and said the overall number of wounded was as high as 700, in what are believed to be terrorist attacks.
Emergency Services press conference at around 15:15 BST (UTC+1) confirms at least 33 fatalities, not including those resulting from the incident on the number 30 bus.
All emergency services are responding en masse to a "major incident" and are responding only to life-threatening emergency calls.
en.wikinews.org /wiki/Explosions,_'serious_incidents'_occuring_across_London   (1950 words)

  
 iNDiA Online- Terrorist sites-Links
The Fact Sheet lists what to do before, during and after a terrorist attack.
EAI Corporation explains the vulnerability of the U.S. to terrorists' use of chemical and biological weapons.
The purpose of the DP Program is to prepare the United States for the possibility of a terrorist attack involving nuclear, biological or chemical weapons.
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