Domestic Terrorism Essays


ISIS Attacks in America Essay

Opening In this essay about ISIS attacks in America, we examine attacks by the terrorist organization ISIS, which have occurred on U.S. soil.  Because of the structure of ISIS/ISIL, which operate in cells, it can be extremely difficult to determine whether a terrorist attack carried out by someone claiming to be working on behalf of ISIS was actually directed by ISIS.  Therefore, for the purposes of this essay, we are working on the assumption that attacks by people who appear to be radicalized Muslims and claim a personal affiliation with ISIS are, indeed, ISIS attacks.  This essay will give some Continue Reading...

Israeli-palestinian Conflict

on terrorism, despite its control over the Internet and relatively small domestic terrorism risk. The United States, or any other open democracy with freedom of communications basically has no hope of entirely squelching the ideology. The only real way to "win" the war on terrorism is to crush the jihadist ideology itself. I am not a scholar of Islamic culture to the degree that I would know if this is possible. If one looks to history for an example, Japan is probably the best case example of a people that experienced a profound cultural shift away from violence. That… Continue Reading...

Isis Attacks in America Essay

roots of this radicalization and can the schism ever be bridged? Domestic Violence and domestic terrorism- While the media is quick to focus on the religious or political affiliations of people who commit mass killings when they are brown, the real answer to domestic terrorism may involve domestic violence.  Regardless of religious or political affiliation, most people who commit mass homicides in the United States have a documented history of domestic violence.  Is failure to respond adequately and appropriately to these charges part of the reason that the United States is struggling with a huge domestic terrorist problem? Outline I. … Continue Reading...

American History Civil War Slavery

government does have the power now to squelch any type of domestic terrorism that should ensue. One of the most tumultuous periods in American history, the Civil War was the culmination of many years of divisiveness. After winning the Mexican American War and gaining access to an abundance of new territorial acquisitions, the federal government wanted to make sure that it would be in charge of setting the tone for the future of the nation. It succeeded, but at a cost. Works Cited “Causes of the Civil War.” PBS. http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/feature/causes-of-the-civil-war/ Dred Scott v. Sandford. https://www.oyez.org/cases/1850-1900/60us393 “The Emancipation Proclamation.” National… Continue Reading...

Ethics and Technology at Homeland Security

terrorism is not just a variable or factor that comes from outside the borders—it can also come from inside. domestic terrorism or homegrown terrorism can result from the radicalization of members of society who are disgruntled, angry and in communication with radical elements abroad. Immigration presents specific risks for precisely that reason. Yet ethical issues and standards exist to protect the people from overreach by government and to ensure Americans do not have to end up fearing their government as much as they fear the threat of terror. This paper will discuss the ethical considerations that have to be… Continue Reading...