Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017, Page: 160-168
The True Meaning of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism
Tao Wang, Anti-terrorism Division, Public Security Department of Jiangsu Province, Nanjing City, China
Jun Zhuang, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University at Buffalo of SUNY, Buffalo, America
Received: Sep. 3, 2017;       Accepted: Sep. 25, 2017;       Published: Nov. 21, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20170606.13      View  1898      Downloads  71
Abstract
This research mainly focuses on the divergences and controversies over defining terrorism and how to define, understand and deal with terrorism. Based on the systematic survey and study of previous definitions about terrorism and fully referring to other relevant information and data, this article is devoted to exploring the main characteristics and nature of terrorism, then putting forward a clear, pragmatic and widely accepted definition of terrorism from a relatively unique perspective, and then not only tries to use it as a tool to explain, clarify and solve the problems relating to terrorism in reality, but also deepen the battle against the intangible conception of terrorism by proposing some suggestions to strike at the tangible entity of terrorist organizations and terrorists.
Keywords
Terrorism, Terrorist Organization, Terrorist, Terrorist Attack, Definition, Combating Terrorism
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Tao Wang, Jun Zhuang, The True Meaning of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism, Social Sciences. Vol. 6, No. 6, 2017, pp. 160-168. doi: 10.11648/j.ss.20170606.13
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