“Terrorism” comes from the French word ‘terrorisme’. The French word terrorisme in turn derives from the Latin verb ‘terreō’ meaning “I frighten”. A common definition of terrorism is the systematic use or threatened use of violence to intimidate a population or government and thereby effect political, religious, or ideological change. …Read More »
One of the most popular courses at Swarthmore College focused on the challenge of how to defend against terrorism, nonviolently. Events now unfolding in France make our course more relevant than ever. (The syllabus was published in “Peace, Justice, and Security Studies: A Curriculum Guide” in 2009.) In fact, the …Read More »
While countering terrorism has been on the agenda of the United Nations System for decades, the attacks against the United States on 11 September 2001 prompted the Security Council to adopt resolution 1373, which for the first time established the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC).Read More »
Special Feature: CYBER TERRORISM, A closer look at how ISIS uses social media to lure the youth to join it’s delusional course…..
We received with shock and awe the sudden departure of a promising young Ghanaian Graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Mohammed Nazir Nortei Alema, from Ghana to join ranks with the so called Islamic State in Syria and the Levant (ISIS) in August 2015.Read More »