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Define Terrorism. Provide at least two definitions as provided by various federal agencies. Compare and contrast the two definitions. Why do you think the two federal agencies (you selected) have different definitions?

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All government agencies work together in many respects, and this is especially true in the fight against terrorism. Because of the interrelation between agencies, the definitions will be similar with slight variations. The FBI defines terrorism as "the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof in furtherance of political or social objectives" (FBI, 2012). The definition as provided by the FBI includes three main elements for terrorism, which are force, violence, ...

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This solution provides a detailed discussion defining terrorism, and discussing at least two definitions as provided by various federal agencies. A comparison of the two definitions is also included, along with an explanation as to why the definitions are different. References are included.

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