In this Discussion Board assignment, you will have the opportunity to discuss terrorist methods, behavioral patterns, trends, modes of attack, tactics, and strategies as they exist in contemporary times.
- In 5–6 paragraphs, address the following:
- In your opinion, do you think that terrorists are primarily motivated by religious beliefs or ideologies (political orientations)? Explain.
- What types of terrorist attacks do you think are the most effective? Why? Be specific.
- Have you ever felt fear of being a victim of a terrorist attack? Explain.
- If so, what caused this fear? Does this mean that terrorists are succeeding? Why or why not?
- If not, how have others around you (friends, family, coworkers, etc.) expressed fear of terrorist attacks? What fuels their fear? Explain.
- What are your thoughts on the use of suicide bombing as a terrorist tactic? Explain
- Is this an effective tactic for spreading terror? Why or why not?
- What can be done to defend against this type of attack? Explain.
- What types of tactics and planning and execution techniques do you think terrorists will employ in the future? Explain your reasoning