Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Old vs New Terrorism

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Evaluate and make a comparison between "old" and "new" terrorism.

    What do terrorism experts say about the "old" versus "new" wave of terrorism.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 2, 2020, 12:00 am ad1c9bdddf

    Solution Preview

    Dear Student,
    Hello. The solution below is concise and comprehensive enough to get you started on old/new terrorism debates. Take note of the resources listed to help you expand the discussion. Good luck!

    OTA 105878/Xenia Jones

    Old Terrorism vs. New Terrorism

    The notion that a 'new' definition and practice of terrorism existed began in the aftermath of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. What and who are these new terrorists? What are the dangers and threats that they pose? How different are they from 'old terrorists'. First let us begin by discussing what old terrorism is about. Terrorism as a means of forwarding personal, tribal, political and religious agenda through violence is older than the human concept of nation-states. The history of terrorism is actually part of the history of human civilization, just as democracy and communism and all our existing philosophies & social order systems are. The Sacarii of Ancient Judea were seen as ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution is a 536-word concise essay that explains and discusses the difference between 'old' and 'new' terrorism, distinguishing the purposes and strategies used by 'old' and 'new' terrorists in a comparative APA-format solution. References are listed for expansion. A word version is attached for easy download and printing.