Counter Terrorism

FLSS & Counter Terrorism

 

What Is Terrorism:

For many people prior to 9/11 in Australia, the United States and in most western societies, terrorism was an image that was prominently depicted in newspapers, or on fictional television, shows such as ‘The Bill’ or ‘CSI’, and the nightly news. It is such images that projected the conjectural and unqualified definition of what terrorism is to […]

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On Friday February 26th 1993, 12.17pm, just after noon, the lunch time crowd from the World Trade Centre in New York were routinely buzzing around, exiting and entering the WTC building, when suddenly a terrorist bomb planted ironically near the secret services car park exploded (BBC.CO.UK, 1993).

 This paper will demonstrate a comprehensive and […]

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This paper will provide a brief narrative time-line of the conflict(s) between Israel and Palestine; and in doing so, will demonstrate that such conflict between the two has produced acts of terrorism against their nationals, and or national interest in countries other than their own domiciles.

 In addition this paper will provide […]

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Seventy Thousand people dead in an instant, ‘quicker then a blink of the eye’, by the end of 1945, more than 140,000 people had suffered; became victims from a nuclear bomb they called the ‘little boy’; a bomb which was delivered by the B-29 Enola Gay (Hiroshima, Discovery Channel). Hiroshima was virtually flattened; more than […]

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 On the 21st July 1969, those of us who had television sets would marvel at the images that were being relayed from the Moon’s surface in the Sea of Tranquility, by the Eagle landing craft and the Apollo 11 orbiter. Then came those famous words by Astronaut Neil Armstrong: “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The […]

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