Culture, Crisis and America's War on Terror by Stuart Croft

By Stuart Croft

Because the notorious occasions of September 11, the phobia of terrorism and the choice to strike again opposed to it has turn into a subject of large public debate. The 'war on terror' discourse has constructed not just via American politics yet through different channels together with the media, the church, song, novels, motion pictures and tv, and for that reason permeates many facets of yankee lifestyles. Stuart Croft means that the method of this construction of data has created a truly specific type of good judgment which shapes relationships, jokes or even types of tattoos. knowing how a social technique of quandary should be mapped out and the way that approach creates assumptions permits policy-making in America's conflict on terror to be tested from new views. utilizing IR ways including insights from cultural stories, this publication develops a dynamic version of hindrance which seeks to appreciate the struggle on terror as a cultural phenomenon.

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Breaking into a computer system and changing commands or introducing a virus could create havoc, and such attacks might even lead to loss of life. These kinds of weapons have been referred to as weapons of mass disruption given the scope of dislocations that could occur. Computers programmed to provide incorrect information could not only create economic difficulties but could also take a long time to fix. Interference with computers or other electronic elements of the modern world could become a very effective terrorist weapon (Bunker 2000).

The goal of the attack was to force the French to stop supporting the government in power in Algeria. The effort was short-circuited when French commandos recaptured the plane while it was on the ground in Marseille (Shapiro and Suzan 2003: 81). It is not known at present how much information al Qaeda might have had about these earlier operations. as well as military ones. The roof of any building along the flight path for an airport could become a site for the launching of such missiles. The successful firing of such a missile is not as simple as it might appear, but the necessary training can be acquired; consequently, such an attack remains a dangerous possibility.

The rebels have since acquired plenty of conventional weaponry and have not resorted to chemical warfare again (Parachini 2001: 390–1). Tucker’s collection of fifteen cases of possible chemical and biological weapons is very informative in other ways. It is clear that in twelve cases groups either never reached the stage of actively pursuing the production of chemical or biological weapons or if they did they failed in the efforts. Such weapons have been considered easy to create, but the evidence would suggest otherwise (Rosenau 2001: 297).

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