Political Terrorist

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Political Terrorist

A person or group that commits violent acts to make a statement or achieve some end. Acts of political terrorism may make it difficult to conduct business in the area in which they occur. See also: Political risk.
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He said Farzana Rajas statement political terrorists endangered democracy carries weight.
Farzana Raja said that Pakistan is not only threatened by terrorism but also by political terrorists whose politics is just limited to controversial statements, and had nothing to offer for the poor masses of the country.
First published sixty years ago, Alamut is a literary classic by Slovenian writer Vladimir Bartol, a deftly researched and presented historical novel about one of the world's first political terrorists, 11th century Ismaili leader Hasan ibn Sabbah, whose machinations with drugs and carnal pleasures deceived his followers into believing that he would deliver them to a paradise in the afterlife, so that they would destroy themselves in suicide missions for him.
Where the original film dealt with political terrorists in a fictional Middle East dictatorship, this one focuses on a drug cartel.
And we want to join, with Plan Colombia's billions of dollars, to not only fight the -- and by fighting narco trafficking, by the way, we're fighting the funding source for these political terrorists.
In the Philippines, political terrorists attacked schools and school children.
Are drug lords, political terrorists and the Mafia now hiring computer programmers?
Hearing the grisly details of the deaths on assorted targeted flights, whether the victim of political terrorists or disgruntled employees, one was unlikely to be much reassured by hearing how the perpetrators were identified through state of the art for ensic science (or luck, depending on which struck first).
That means 21 percent of the vote in Northern Ireland supported the political terrorists on one side or the other.
Yemen continues to experience problems from criminal, tribal, and political terrorists.
We refuse to allow America to be turned into a playground for political terrorists who are using violence and threats to force political change.