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terrorist

noun abductor, active combatant in the foreign theater of conflict, anarchist, assailant, assassin, attacker, combatant, demoniac force, destroyer, enemy alien, enemy combatant, enemy force, enemy operation, faction at war, fanatic, foreign assailant, foreign force, hostile force, insurgent, killer, mercenary, militant, murderer, opponent, radical, rebel, revolutionary, revolutionist, savage, subversive force
Associated concepts: Department of Homeland Security, enemy combatant, military tribunals, terrorist attacks, terrorist demands, terrorist groups, terrorist incidents, terrorrst networks, terrorist organizations
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Army units thwarted a terrorist attack launched by terrorist groups belonging to the so called "Jaish al-Fatah" against a number of residential gatherings in al-Skeilbia countryside to the northwest of Hama city.
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.
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.
Frauds perpetrated by terrorist groups include identity theft for profit and credit card, welfare, social security, insurance, food stamp, and coupon fraud.
Also, the report said, some commonly anticipated attacks probably aren't attractive for terrorist groups because they wouldn't work.
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.
The Long Island Rail Road's extensive network of stations are extremely vulnerable to terrorist attacks, Newsday reports.
presidential election, one of the Republicans' tropes--the terrorists want Kerry to win--got some unexpected support from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
These rulers say you can end our fear of terrorism--of sudden, deadly, vicious attacks, a fear new to Americans--by drawing an enormous circle around an area of the world where terrorists come from (Afghanistan, Palestine, Chechnya) or can be claimed to be connected with (Iraq), and by sending in tanks andplanes to bomb and terrorize whoever lives within that circle.
Discuss ways that the Russian government could help end terrorist attacks.
We know that terrorists are looking at various targets and we have to make sure that we protect our power and water supply.
The researchers estimate that terrorist violence caused 28 extra traffic deaths during the study period.

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