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1

What happened on October 23rd, 1983?

Attack on the Marine HQ in Beirut

2

What happened on June 25th, 1996?

Attack on Khobar Towers, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

3

What happened on October 12th, 2000?

Attack on USS Cole in Yemen

4

When was the attack on the Marine HQ in Beirut?

October 23rd, 1983

5

When was the attack on Khobar Towers, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia?

June 25th, 1996

6

What is terrorism?

The calculated use of unlawful violence or threat of unlawful violence to inculcate fear, intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious or ideological.

7

What are the 4 types of ideologies?

Political

Nationalism

Religion

Special Interest

8

What is the basic operational unit of a terrorist group?

Cell

9

What determines the size of a terrorist cell?

Its mission or function

10

What are the 4 types of cells normally found in well-organized terrorist groups?

Planning and preparation cell

Administration and logistics cell

Intelligence and surveillance cell

Operations Combat cell

11

What are the common terrorist methods?

Assassination
Arson
Bombing
Hostage Taking
Kidnapping
High jacking or skyjacking
Seizure of important buildings or assets
Raids or attacks on facilities
Sabotage
Employment of WMD
Information Warfare

12

What are the steps in terrorist attack operations?

Target options
Selection surveillance
Target selection
Detailed surveillance
Training and preparation
Attack

13

What is the difference between information and intelligence?

Information is data that has been gathered but not fully correlated, analyzed or interpreted.

Intelligence is the product of the collected, exploited, processed, integrated, analyzed, evaluated and interpreted information.