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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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Police and Intelligence officials jointly conduct a raid on an intelligence tip-off about presence of terrorists in Sachal area.
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 in the past 24 hours, an army unit destroyed a mortar launcher for ISIL terrorist organization and killed a number of its members in Kherbet Sa'ad in the Northeastern countryside of Sweida province.
A theoretical explanation of the life cycle of terrorist organizations must encompass several critically important things: (1) the importance of grassroots support for the survival of the terrorist organization; (2) the intensity of the terrorist organization's competition with the government for grassroots support; (3) the relative intensity of this competition for grassroots support in the early stages of conflict; and (4) the natural life cycle of terrorist organizations--the historical fact that terrorist organizations in general have come and gone over time.
TERRORISTS HAVE BEEN A HOLLYWOOD STAPLE SINCE Hitchcock introduced the mad bomber in Sabotage (1936) and unleashed foreign sleeper agents on American landmarks in Saboteur (1942).
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.
We are convinced," he said, "that this is part of the chain of international terrorist activity.

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