Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/762
Title: Is terrorism becoming an effective strategy to achieve political aims?
Authors: Özcan, Nihat Ali
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Keywords: Drone warfare
ISIL
Jihadism
Separatism
Terrorism
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2018
Publisher: Center for Foreign Policy and Peace Research, Ihsan Dogramaci Peace Foundation
Source: Özcan, N. A. (2018). Is Terrorism Becoming an Effective Strategy to Achieve Political Aims?. All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace, 7(2), 93-100.
Abstract: Terrorism is the method of changing policies of decision-makers and behaviors of the wider society by instigating fear through violent acts. Terrorism can be categorized based on several criteria, such as political aim, timing, context and the target of the violent acts, as well as tools and tactics. Although terrorism might sometimes show aspects similar to other types of conflict, such as guerilla warfare, urban warfare, irregular warfare, civil war, and insurgency, it is different from them by its reliance on shock in instigating change. Nevertheless, since 9/11 the nature of terrorism has itself changed to some extent. Rather than focusing on symbolic power, the emphasis for terrorist organizations has shifted from the action's symbolic meaning to more calculable consequences, like the territory gained, weapons accrued, the financial damage inflicted and most commonly the number of the dead and the injured. In the future, we may also see shift towards more knowledge-intense strategies as both terrorists and states adapt to current age of knowledge
URI: https://search.trdizin.gov.tr/yayin/detay/292141
https://dx.doi.org/10.20991/allazimuth.322740
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/762
ISSN: 2146-7757
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Siyaset Bilimi ve Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümü / Department of Political Science and International Relations
TR Dizin İndeksli Yayınlar / TR Dizin Indexed Publications Collection
WoS İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / WoS Indexed Publications Collection

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