Tag: international terrorism
The Relationship Between International and Localized Terrorism
June 28, 2005 | Dr. Boaz Ganor
In the 1979-89 war in Afghanistan, the Islamic radical mujahidin asked for volunteers from all over the world to join the fight against the second largest superpower, in a manner quite similar to what we see today in Iraq. The members of Islamic radical terror groups are motivated by divine command and actually believe that God is sending them on their mission. It is not possible to compromise with such a group.
The Assad Visit to London: Background and Implications
December 15, 2002 | Mark Ami-El
Syria remains one of the worst state-sponsors of international terrorism, providing a haven for leaders of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Islamic Jihad, and Hamas. Syria sponsors Hizballah in Lebanon, an international terrorist organization with a global reach that, before 9/11, had killed more Americans than any other terrorist group.