Schlagwort-Archive: terrorism

There is no regime that can be labelled a “terrorist state”

In this blog I read the article “The Word ‚Terrorism‘ is Used as Propaganda” which made me think about who should be named a terrorist and who shouldn’t. The main argument of that mentioned article is that it criticises the … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Allgemein, Intervention | Verschlagwortet mit , , , , , , , | 1 Kommentar

ETA terrorism in Spain: You cannot defeat them with haste

The Spanish terrorist organization ETA (which comes from Euskadi Ta Askatasuna – and stands for Basque Homeland and Freedom) is one of the most brutal terrorist organizations that Spain has ever had. Since the end of the Franco regime in … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Europa | Verschlagwortet mit , , , , | 1 Kommentar

Western Terrorism

On the 24th of March 2015 an Airbus A320-200 crashed in the French Alps. It is widely believed, that the crash was intentionally caused by the 27-year-old co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz (The Guardian). However, a suicide attempt that has led to … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter globale Verhältnisse, Westen | Verschlagwortet mit , , , , | Kommentar hinterlassen

Understanding Boko Haram

One of the first questions that naturally come to mind when talking about religious extremist groups is: “Does Religion make Difference”? Based on the work of Hasenclever and Rittberger, a number of philosophical approaches may be of use. According to … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Afrika, Konflikt, Religion, Widerstand | Verschlagwortet mit , , , , , , , , , | Kommentar hinterlassen

The word ‚Terrorism‘ is used as propaganda.

I have never before thought about the word terrorism and why and how it is used by the media and the government. But in class we started discussing this, and since then, I haven’t gotten it out of my head, … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter globale Verhältnisse, USA | Verschlagwortet mit , , , , , , , | 1 Kommentar

Studying some factors that encourage/deter military takeovers. The example of the Philippines

The military coup in Thailand has raised questions about the stability of the government in other countries of Southeast Asia. Mark Beeson (2008) has also studied civil–military relations in the neighbouring countries to find out whether a similar scenario is … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Asien, Staatlichkeit | Verschlagwortet mit , , , , , | Kommentar hinterlassen