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 Specwar.net - Counter Terrorist Groups
Terrorists prey on our fears; the sudden death of a small group of people will strike fear into the hearts of a large group.
The shift to weapons of mass destruction has made it even more important that terrorist actions be stopped before they are carried out.
Terrorists find it easier and more productive to plant a big bomb and blow up an entire neighborhood rather than trying to pinpoint and surgically remove an enemy.
www.specwarnet.net /ct.htm   (430 words)

  
 The Training of Terrorist Organizations
Organizations intending to kidnap or assassinate people while they are in motor vehicles may study defensive driving and evasion methods to reduce the likelihood of their victim's escape.
Organizations that are able to operate from territory controlled by their sponsors, such as Hizballah in the Bekaa Valley, will not need to adapt as radically to persevere.
Terrorist groups may take a vested interest in maintaining their safe havens and may deliberately attempt to undermine the political, military, or diplomatic efforts of their sponsors that could threaten them.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/report/1995/SDE.htm   (9903 words)

  
 Palestinian Terrorist Organizations
As the violent confrontation gathered steam, Fatah terrorist activity was upgraded and its members became more involved in the activities of other Palestinian terrorist organizations, relying for funding on both the PA and external sources, especially Hezbollah and Iran.
The PRC is a terrorist organization active in the Gaza Strip.
The PRC was apparently the organization behind the attack on the American convoy at Beit Hanoun in the northern part of the Gaza Strip (October 15, 2003).
www.intelligence.org.il /eng/sib/8_04/pto.htm   (3324 words)

  
 Terrorist Groups Profiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Chronologies of Significant Terrorist Incidents are taken from "Appendix A: Chronology of Significant Terrorist Incidents" of the same publication.
It focuses on the groups that were designated foreign terrorist organizations on 8 October 1997 pursuant to the Antiterrorism and effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, but also includes other major groups that were active in 1998.
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.
web.nps.navy.mil /~library/tgp/tgpmain.htm   (773 words)

  
 Broadcaster Can't Call Hamas or Hizballah 'Terrorist Groups' -- 02/13/2004
Tulloh's memo reportedly continues to say that while the groups shouldn't be called terrorist, it is appropriate for the ABC to describe "a suicide bombing or similar outrage" as an act of terrorism, and to call a suicide bomber a terrorist.
"Terrorist attacks are attacks directed primarily at civilians, and are generally readily identifiable, as even the ABC's own memo concedes," he said.
"A terrorist organization is one whose leadership espouses or claims credit for such attacks, or which has been identified by a legitimate court of law as having carried out such an attack, regardless of the cause in which the attacks was carried out.
www.cnsnews.com /ViewForeignBureaus.asp?Page=/ForeignBureaus/archive/200402/FOR20040213c.html   (1028 words)

  
 Background Information On Terrorist Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
However, there were no terrorist attacks in 1999 either related or unrelated to the Near East region that compare in scale to the August 7, 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
He also believed that a conventional military arm was needed to complement terrorist operations, and the group operates a small tank force at its bases in Lebanon, according to observers.
The international terrorist threat posed by the Abu Nidal Organization has receded because of Abu Nidal s reported health problems (leukemia and a heart condition), internal splits, friction with state sponsors, and clashes with Arafat loyalists.
www.fattyboombatty.com /backgroundinformationonterrorist.htm   (10425 words)

  
 Searchalot Directory for Top/Society/Issues/Terrorism/Terrorist_Organizations
Includes overview of terrorist activity on each continent, chronology of major events, background information on the groups involved, and information on extradition of terrorists.
List of terrorist group profiles and chronologies of incidents compiled by the Dudley Knox Library of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.
Profiling prominent terrorist organizations and actors, maps depicting their training camps, statements/speeches by terrorist organizations, leaders of political and religious parties and leaders and spokespersons of the various governments.
www.searchalot.com /Top/Society/Issues/Terrorism/TerroristOrganizations   (276 words)

  
 October 5, 2001
Redesignation after two years is a positive act and represents a determination by the Secretary of State that the organization has continued to engage in terrorist activity and still meets the criteria specified in law.
The organization must engage in terrorist activity as defined in Section 212 (a)(3)(B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
The organization’s activities must threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security (national defense, foreign relations, or the economic interests) of the United States.
www.state.gov /s/ct/rls/rpt/fto/2001/index.cfm?docid=5258   (955 words)

  
 Terrorist Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
For the most part, terrorist organizations occupy secluded areas of the world, only venturing out when the time is right to strike.
As a result of this “cloak and dagger” lifestyle, terrorist organizations are limited in the means through which they may broadcast their messages and ideals to the world audience.
The in age of the information revolution, terrorist organizations, who generally have no access to television or radio communications, can easily broadcast their messages to entire world via the internet.
cybercrimes.net /Terrorism/overview/page2.html   (509 words)

  
 Fossella (NY13) - Press Release - Fossella Steps Up Pressure on Foreign Terrorist Organizations
Under the Designation of Foreign Terrorist Organizations Reform Act (H.R. 2978), the burden to be removed from the State Department’s list of terror organizations would fall on the terror groups themselves, who would be required to prove they no longer support acts of terror or provide funding to terrorists or terror organizations.
The bill does allow a designated terrorist organizations to apply for a review of its status every two years, and requires a review after four years.
Furthermore, because terrorist organizations try to thwart designations by using aliases and by reorganizing, the legislation would also give the Secretary of State the authority to amend a group’s designation to reflect the aliases or reorganizations without having to treat it as a new group.
www.house.gov /fossella/Press/press2004/pr042704_terrorpressure.html   (517 words)

  
 Organizations, Goals, Tactics, and Financing (from terrorism) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Terrorism has been practiced by political organizations with both rightist and leftist objectives, by nationalistic and religious groups, by revolutionaries, and even by state institutions such as armies, intelligence services,...
The one exception was religion, where women have organized their own associations for many centuries.
Data organization and storage are among the important tasks for database analysts and administrators.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-208805?ct=   (1028 words)

  
 Designation of Foreign Terrorist Organizations, 10/8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
And at a time of increased public concern about the terrorist threat and clear evidence that terrorists continue to target Americans, this action is directly contrary to the interests of our country and is one of the reasons the President has said he would veto the Foreign Operations Appropriation bill.
Q: Yes, among the terrorist organizations you cite in the report is the 17 November and ELA from Greece.
Q: You were talking about isolating terrorist organizations, and I was wondering -- a lot of countries have opened their doors to guerrilla groups in Colombia, such as FARC and ELN.
www.usembassy.it /file9910/alia/99100820.htm   (3881 words)

  
 EurasiaNet Eurasia Insight - China: Uighur Group Added To U.S. List Of Terrorist Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
But various Uighur organizations in Xinjiang and abroad have continued their struggle for independence -- a struggle the Chinese government has tried to characterize as terrorist-based and a threat to international security.
Can, like many of his fellow Uighurs, fears the U.S. decision to include ETIM on its list of terrorist organizations will prompt the Chinese government to step up its crackdown on Uighurs, suppressing their efforts at a national and cultural revival in the name of fighting terrorism.
Because if it does proceed to ban other groups which are not terrorist, and indeed just people expressing their peaceful wish to secede, for example, from China, then it could signal a green light for the Chinese government to go ahead and increase its repression," Catsanis said.
www.eurasianet.org /departments/insight/articles/eav090102.shtml   (1050 words)

  
 Terrorism - Terrorist Organizations
COMMENTS: The AUC — commonly referred to as autodefensas or paramilitaries — is an umbrella organization formed in April 1997 to consolidate most local and regional paramilitary groups each with the mission to protect economic interests and combat insurgents locally.
DATE STARTED/FIRST ACTIVE: Both organizations were declared to be terrorist organizations in March 1994 by the Israeli Cabinet under the 1948 Terrorism Law.
A Designated Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) in 2000, it was removed from the FTO list on October 5, 2001.
www.cdi.org /terrorism/terrorist-groups.cfm   (6613 words)

  
 FrontPage magazine.com :: Chrétien: Hamas Isn't a Terrorist Group by Stephen Brown
Hamas is the terrorist group responsible for the suicide bombings in Israel that have killed hundreds of innocent people.
Moreover, after 9/11, Chrétien denied there were any terrorist groups operating in his country until his own security organization went to the media and contradicted him, saying there were 50 such groups on Canadian soil.
Those helping this murderous organization to raise "charitable" funds will not face the maximum 10 years in prison they would receive for helping any of the recently banned groups.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=2545   (747 words)

  
 Open Directory - Society: Issues: Terrorism: Terrorist Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
FAS - Liberation Movements, Terrorist Organizations, Substance Cartels, and Other Para-State Entities - Profiles of several hundred groups, as well as related documents gathered from a variety of sources.
South Asia Terrorism Portal - Profiling prominent terrorist organizations and actors, maps depicting their training camps, statements/speeches by terrorist organizations, leaders of political and religious parties and leaders and spokespersons of the various governments.
Guardian Unlimited: US moves to freeze terrorist funding - List of the 27 individuals and organisations whose assets have been frozen to strike at the "financial foundation" of terrorism, also including a corporation that serves as a front for terrorism and several non-profit organisations.
dmoz.org /Society/Issues/Terrorism/Terrorist_Organizations   (480 words)

  
 CNN.com - Paige calls NEA 'terrorist organization' - Feb. 23, 2004
Education Secretary Rod Paige called the National Education Association a "terrorist organization" Monday as he argued that the country's largest teachers union often acts at odds with the wishes of rank-and-file teachers regarding school standards and accountability.
Paige later issued a written release saying that statement, made during a conversation with governors, "was an inappropriate choice of words" but reiterated his criticism of the NEA and its Washington lobbyists.
An administration official said the secretary was "clearly joking" but he should not have used the "terrorist" label in taking issue with the NEA -- which is not only the largest teachers union but also a major player in Democratic Party politics.
www.cnn.com /2004/EDUCATION/02/23/paige.terrorist.nea   (449 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Israel - Jewish Terrorist Organizations | Israeli Information Resource
The best known of these organizations, the Gush Emunim Underground (sometimes called the Jewish Terror Organization), was formed in 1979 by prominent members of Gush Emunim, a group of religious zealots who had used squatter tactics to carry on a campaign to settle the West Bank after the October 1973 War.
The principal terrorist actions of the Gush Emunim Underground were carried out between 1980 and 1984.
Another anti-Arab terrorist group, Terror Against Terror (known as TNT) was established by Kach, the right-wing extremist political movement of Rabbi Meir Kahane.
reference.allrefer.com /country-guide-study/israel/israel156.html   (487 words)

  
 Quiz On Terrorist Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A terrorist organization from Spain with a stated goal of establishing a Basque Marxist state.
Puerto Rican Marxist terrorist organization, members of which were pardoned by Bill Clinton during his final days in office.
If you were able to identify leftist/Marxist agendas as a commonality among most of the world's terrorist organizations, then you fail; you would never make a good member of the media.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a3ba5e9ef3f56.htm   (1692 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - White House list of disrupted terror plots questioned   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Those plots involved preliminary ideas about potential attacks, not terrorist operations that were about to be carried out, said a U.S. counterterrorism official and an official familiar with the counterterrorism efforts.
Later that day, the White House released the list of 10 plots and five "casings and infiltrations" by terrorist organizations that were stopped, but it provided no detailed supporting material.
The White House said Oct. 6 that the United States and allies had disrupted at least 10 al-Qaeda terrorist plots since Sept. 11, 2001, and had stopped five attempts to case targets in the USA or infiltrate the country with terrorists.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2005-10-25-terror-plots_x.htm   (856 words)

  
 T-Zero Publishing Build 10 - Special Reports: Foreign Terrorist Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Foreign Terrorist Organizations are foreign organizations that are designated by the Secretary of State in accordance with section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), as amended.
The seizing or detaining, and threatening to kill, injure, or continue to detain, another individual in order to compel a third person (including a governmental organization) to do or abstain from doing any act as an explicit or implicit condition for the release of the individual seized or detained.
to a terrorist organization described in clause (vi)(III), unless the actor can demonstrate that he did not know, and should not reasonably have known, that the act would further the organization’s terrorist activity.
www.iwaynet.net /~tzeropublishing/specials/articles/fto_list.shtml   (1142 words)

  
 Criminal Justice Resources: Terrorism Groups and Related Issues
The attached analysis, entitled Project Megiddo, is an FBI strategic assessment of the potential for domestic terrorism in the U.S. undertaken in anticipation of or response to the arrival of the new millenium.
Terrorists are organized to penetrate open societies and to turn the power of modern technologies against us.
A million people could die if terrorists launch a biological attack that widely disperses smallpox, anthrax, ebola or other agents, according to a new study that analyzes the damage that could be caused by the use of weapons of mass destruction.
www.lib.msu.edu /harris23/crimjust/terror.htm   (4498 words)

  
 Pidyon shvuyim (The Redemption of Captives): How Far Should Israel Go in Order to Redeem Captives from Terrorist ...
Should Israel exchange 400 Arab terrorists including Sheikh Obeid and Mustafa Dirani for Elhanan Tanenbaum and the bodies of three Israeli soldiers kidnapped and killed in Lebanon in October 2000.
In the last case, there was no ceasefire; 800 of the 1150 terrorists were returned to the West Bank where many of them resumed terrorist activity.
Most of the 400 terrorists to be released do not have “blood on their hands”.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Judaism/captives.html   (2510 words)

  
 CBC News:Ottawa declares seven Islamic groups terrorist organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Canada has joined other countries in ratifying a UN resolution to freeze the assets of terrorist organizations.
Civil libertarians say the power to declare groups to be criminal organizations and to charge anyone affiliated with them goes too far.
Lawyer Rocco Galati says there are known Basque and Irish terrorist groups, but "there is a focus and target on the Muslim community." Federal officials say the naming of banned groups will continue.
cbc.ca /stories/2002/07/23/ott_terrorban020723   (355 words)

  
 Counterterrorism Office
Preventing terrorist access to or use of weapons of mass destruction, their delivery systems, and related materials, as well as advanced conventional weaponry, is one of our government's highest priorities.
The Department of State has numerous programs and initiatives underway to prevent, halt, deter, or combat terrorist efforts to acquire or use weapons of mass destruction, their delivery systems or related materials, and advanced conventional weaponry.
As part of ongoing U.S. efforts against terrorism, the Department of State has designated the Moroccan Islamic Combatant Group (GICM) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization under the Immigration and Nationality Act.
www.state.gov /s/ct   (351 words)

  
 Moves made to block finances to newly declared terrorist organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The other groups are Asbat al-Ansar, a Sunni Muslim group based in Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, and the Salafist Group for Call and Combat, an Algerian group dedicated to the overthrow of the Algerian government.
Powell disclosed last week that he was taking steps to designate al-Aqsa as a terrorist organization.
He made that announcement on the same day that the group claimed responsibility for a terrorist act in a Jerusalem shopping area in which a Palestinian suicide bomber killed himself and two bystanders.
thepost.baker.ohiou.edu /archives3/mar02/032802/b3.html   (279 words)

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