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Genocide vs. Terrorism
A comparison and contrast of terrorism and genocide.
# 124450 | 250 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Political Science (Terrorism) , Holocaust Studies (General)

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The paper compares and contrasts terrorism and genocide, identifying differences and similarities. The paper presents case examples of both.

From the Paper:

"Genocide refers to the deliberate widespread effort by one group to eradicate the presence of another group in society through mass murder. Terrorism, in contrast, embraces the use of violence in pursuit of a political or ideological cause; like genocide it uses murder to target representatives of the opponents of the terrorist actors, but it does not seek to physically eliminate all members of a tribal, racial, ethnic or other group. Both of these activities involve the deployment of violence..."

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