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Geography and Terrorism
A look at the impact of geography on terrorism.
# 138350 | 750 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Political Science (Terrorism) , Geography (General)


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The paper explains that the key concepts in the readings relate to the threat of terrorism, not just to the perception of a threat but to the real threat that exists because of international conflicts and ideological differences. First, the paper explains that terrorists operate out of certain geographic areas and like certain types of terrain, notably rural and rugged areas allowing them to blend in with the local population. The paper also discusses how they target large and chaotic cities because they can gain cover there for their activities.

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"The key concepts in the readings relate to the threat of terrorism, not just to the perception of a threat but to the real threat that exists because of international conflicts and ideological differences. First, terrorists operate out of certain geographic areas and like certain types of terrain, notably rural and rugged areas allowing them to blend in with the local population. They target large and chaotic cities because they can gain cover there for their activities. This creates a geographic advantage for the terrorists. Second, regional political developments govern many security decision in the West, often in a way that creates these target urban regions in places..."

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