Terrorist


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Terrorist

A non-state individual who perpetrates or attempts to perpetrate violent acts directed at civilians to achieve a political or ideological end. A terrorist differs from an insurrectionist, who attempts to overthrow a government. While terrorists may try to influence government policy, they generally have no interest in actually running a government. Terrorism is a type of political risk, especially in unstable areas.
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Out of the 310 terrorists sentenced to death, 56 terrorists have been executed after completion of legal process beyond military courts' decisions which included their appeal in superior civil courts and rejection of their mercy petition both by the Chief of Army Staff and the President of Pakistan, the ISPR said.
The children of terrorist prisoners are exempt from paying elementary and high school fees in PA schools.
* Ensure countries are appropriately and effectively applying the tools, including UN Targeted Financial Sanctions, to identify and disrupt terrorist financing activity.
Deeb Bazzi confirmed on Friday evening that the terrorist attack carried out by terrorist organizations on the military academies area southwest of Aleppo has been repelled, and that heavy losses have been inflicted on terrorists.
Also on Tuesday, an army unit targeted terrorist organizations' gatherings and hotbeds in the villages and towns of al-Qseir, Jaboul, Hwejeneh, Kabbaret al-Ward, Rayan, and al-Salheiyeh in the countryside of al-Sfeira city, 25 km Southeast of Aleppo city.
The theoretical explanation developed in this paper encompasses these apparently important aspects of the empirical nature of terrorist organizations.
Hit on the head, the terrorist started bleeding profusely.
And when we are tempted to draw a line in the sand dividing the world into freedom-loving people and diabolical monsters, we should remember to look at the plank (or bomb or secret prison) in our own eye and recall that many of the terrorists we fear and hate were begotten by antiterrorist policies that undermine our democratic freedoms.
One person was identified as a cell leader of a terrorist network.
The report contained some good news, in that there is little evidence terrorists and pirate syndicates are in cahoots.
The AUMF authorized the President to use 'all necessary, and appropriate military force against those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed, or aided in the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001.'"

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