Defining Terrorism

Daniel C. dcrookston at gmail.com
Tue Jun 25 13:13:28 MDT 2013


On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 3:02 PM, Nathan England <nathan at nmecs.com> wrote:
> What I like best about this definition is because it makes it clear the U.S.
> government is actively engaging in terrorism. Along with the democrats and
> republicans, minorities, even the janitors at Walmart!

It is a pretty useless definition.  What counts as terror?  If you
tell a country's leaders that you're going to invade their country if
they don't stop doing X, is that terrorism?  What if X is genocide?
What about a trade embargo - does that constitute terror?

-Dan


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