Terrorism In The World Essay

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Terrorism, has been for a long time, and probably will exist in the future. It has been on the rise for the past ten years. The number of terroristic attacks in the world increased to 11,604 in 2010, by more than 5 percent from 10,969 in 2009 (Lerman, 2011). In that year 49,901 victims were killed, injured and kidnapped (Lerman, 2011). Terrorists mostly use murdering, kidnapping, hijacking, and bombings to resist a political purpose. Terrorists live all over the world, and use every way and form of killing to reach the delivered task. There are many different types of terrorism and many different purposes. The first reason for terroristic act is to make changes in the government, when terrorists are not satisfied with their government's political positions. Another reason for terrorist acts is because of hate towards a race, nationality, or religion. In recent years, terrorism seems to be at a new high and attacks are more violent than in the past. Terrorism is so secretive and without any forewarning, thus it becomes a real problem in the world. The governments of many countries have tried to stop these acts, but they just seem to be on the rise. The number of terroristic acts…show more content…
Terrorism leads to deterioration of country economy. The economic impact of the 9/11 events, for example, is estimated between USD 25 - 60 billion (Durham, 2004). It impacts tourism, which is one of the biggest spheres of economic development of country, since countries issue restriction orders and travel advisories, which affect the tourism sector negatively. Terrorism lead as material as immaterial costs for those who become victimized. It forces local and national authorities to spend billions on the prevention of terrorism, exactly their inquiries. Also government must eliminate consequences of these attacks. For example, reconstruct buildings and pay people for the caused damage. But each problem has its own
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