National Strategy for Combating Terrorism

September 2006

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Published: 2006
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,438 / 38 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 34.1
LoC Category: HV
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e by perceptions of weakness than by demonstrations of resolve. Terrorists lure recruits by telling them that we are decadent, easily intimidated, and will retreat if attacked.

The terrorism we confront today springs from:

--+Political alienation+. Transnational terrorists are recruited from populations with no voice in their own government and see no legitimate way to promote change in their own country. Without a stake in the existing order, they are vulnerable to manipulation by those who advocate a perverse political vision based on violence and destruction.

--+Grievances that can be blamed on others+. The failures the terrorists feel and see are blamed both on others and on perceived injustices from the recent or sometimes distant past. The terrorists' rhetoric keeps wounds associated with this past fresh and raw, a potent motivation for revenge and terror.

--+Subcultures of conspiracy and misinformation+. Terrorists recruit more effectively from pop

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