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    Terrorism: Military or Police protection?

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    Which is more effective in protecting the nation from terrorist attacks: police, or the military? Is homeland defense better operated as a law enforcement or military responsibility? Explain. Should terrorism be treated differently than common criminal acts? Why?

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    The military is more effective in protecting nations from terrorist attacks. Even though the police provides important ground level defense against terrorists, the military is more effecting in protecting national from terrorist attacks. Terrorism involves the use of violence against civilians to gain political, religious, or ideological goals. Terrorism involves coercions, intimidation, or instilling fear. It uses surprise. Terrorist threats often involved foreign organizations and in some cases the use the clandestine support of the state (a). The military is more effective because anti-terrorist activities involve the protection of a territory, ...

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