Flashcards in Chapter 1-5 Deck (13)
What happened on October 23rd, 1983?
Attack on the Marine HQ in Beirut
What happened on June 25th, 1996?
Attack on Khobar Towers, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
What happened on October 12th, 2000?
Attack on USS Cole in Yemen
When was the attack on the Marine HQ in Beirut?
October 23rd, 1983
When was the attack on Khobar Towers, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia?
June 25th, 1996
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.
What are the 4 types of ideologies?
What is the basic operational unit of a terrorist group?
What determines the size of a terrorist cell?
Its mission or function
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
What are the common terrorist methods?
High jacking or skyjacking
Seizure of important buildings or assets
Raids or attacks on facilities
Employment of WMD
What are the steps in terrorist attack operations?
Training and preparation