Essays about: "terrorism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 263 essays containing the word terrorism.

  1. 1. The Morality of ISIS Returnees : using thought experiments to determine moral responsibility or innocence

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Marie Froste; [2020]
    Keywords : ISIS; ISIS returnees; foreign fighters; terrorism; moral responsibility; reductive individualism;

    Abstract : What are ISIS returnees morally responsible for, and how does that affect what should happen next? This is a question currently facing all Western democracies. Using thought experiments and reductive individualism, this thesis discusses the moral responsibility of both adult and child ISIS returnees. READ MORE

  2. 2. France at war - Hollande’s securitization of terrorism after the 2015 attacks and the reaction of the French public

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexandre Hjorth Gernigon; [2020]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : As terrorism after the 9/11 attacks has emerged as one of the most important threats to international security, the political discourse used by world leaders regarding the topic is becoming more and more essential to study. One way to do this is by using securitization theory, which helps us understand how something becomes a security issue, and how security threats are socially constructed through the use of language. READ MORE

  3. 3. Economic Inequality, Ethnic Group Dynamics, and Domestic Terrorism : The Destructive Effects of Collectively Experienced Grievances

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Tim Gåsste; [2020]
    Keywords : Ethnicity; economic inequality; horizontal inequality; domestic terrorism; collective grievances; ethnic group dynamics; violent group mobilization;

    Abstract : This paper studies how economic inequality between ethnic groups affects domestic terrorism. Drawing on theories concerning horizontal inequality, ethnic group dynamics, political violence, and domestic terrorism, the following hypothesis is developed: Increased economic inequality between ethnic groups increases domestic terrorism. READ MORE

  4. 4. Counterproductivity in Counterterrorism : A Brazilian Case Study

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Blomberg Elias; [2020]
    Keywords : Brazil; counterproductivity; counterterrorism; Law 13.260; Tri-Border region;

    Abstract : This thesis is a qualitative case study of counterterrorism in Brazil. Special focus is put on law 13.260, commonly referred to as “the anti-terror law”, enacted in 2016. Theoretically my focus is on the applicability of the common notion of counterproductivity as used in the theoretical literature on counterterrorism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Turkey's Security and the Syrian Civil War : A Case Study about how the Syrian Civil War has Impacted Turkey's State and Human Security from 2011 until 2019.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Frida Berg; [2020]
    Keywords : Turkey; Syria; civil war; human security; state security; international security.;

    Abstract : This essay addresses the issue of how the Syrian civil war has impacted Turkey’s state and human security. The study aimed to provide an enhanced understanding of how the Syrian war has impacted Turkey’s security, within the timeframe of 2011-2019. READ MORE