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Comparing and Contrasting Crime and Terrorism

Locate an example of a terrorist organization from the Foreign Terrorist Organization from the list at http://www.state.gov/s/ct/rls/fs/2002/12535.htm.

Research your chosen terrorist organization further, using reputable sources Discuss in 1,050-1,400 words, the following:

1. Explain the motivation of the selected terrorist organization.
2. How can this knowledge of the terrorist's motivation assist in planning counterterrorist strategy?
3. How do the motivations of terrorists differ from the motivations of other violent criminals, such as those who commit murder, rape, and domestic assault?

Solution Summary

This solution explains the motivation of the selected terrorist organization and how this knowledge of the terrorist's motivation can assist in planning counterterrorist strategy, as well as how the motivations of terrorists does differ from the motivations of other violent criminals, such as those who commit murder, rape, and domestic assault. Supplemented with an article discussind different approaches to fighting terrorism.

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