Ecoterrorism
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Ecoterrorism

Ecoterrorism

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Published: March 5, 2018 0 0 193
By: Jane Pojawa, Cal Poly Pomona
Category: Social Sciences
Hashtags: #CalPolyPomona #CalPolyPomonaPoliticalScience #ecology #terrorism #Thesis

The biggest security threat facing the United States is not international war but terrorism, including both radical Islamic attacks and violent domestic extremism. Until recently, a sub-type of special interest terrorism, ecoterrorism, dominated headlines but it has almost disappeared in the last decade. Expanded legislation, broad investigations and aggressive sentencing have all but eliminated ecoterrorism from public consciousness. But is it due for a resurgence? By examining the definitions, origins and methods employed by ecoterrorists, we may discover what motivates and how to diffuse this form of ecologically-motivated fanaticism. Ecoterrorism

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