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Flashcards in Terrorism Deck (18):
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A la suite de, dans le sillage de

Following ...
In the wake of

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les attaques terrorites de Paris

terrorist attacks in Paris ( November 13 th), Charly hebdo January 7th

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un attentat à la bombe

A bombing, a bomb attack

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une vague de, une série de

a spate of (bombings)

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Revendiquer une attaque T

To claim responsibiliy for an attack

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11 septembre

9/11, The September 11 attacks.
Terrorist hijacked 4 planes, 3000 people were killed in the attack

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Origine du mot terrorisme

Terrorisme => coined in France in the days of the Terror (1793). Also used by the Nazis during the WW2.

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Bush

The war on terror, The Axis of Evil ( rogue states, which sponsor terrorism

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Conséquences

Fr: state of emergency .
US: Patriot Act, gives law enforcement agencies greater powers

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Fanatiques

Zealots, fanatics, fundamentalists

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Guantanamo, hors de porté des tribunaux américains

Beyond the reach of US courts

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XX sont morts durant les attzues

X people were killed in the attacks

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le bilan

The death toll

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un massacre

a slaughter, a bloodshed

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Renforcé la sécurité

to tighten security

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vivre avec la menace

to live with bomb threats

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2009, attaque informatique Corée du Nord ?

goal: overwhelm the websites with more traffic than they could handle

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Cyber guerre

Cyber Warfare