domestic terrorism


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Noun1.domestic terrorism - terrorism practiced in your own country against your own people; "the 1995 bombing of a federal building in Oklahoma City was an instance of domestic terrorism"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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On the heels of last week's attacks on Paris, The University of Miami School of Law is hosting the 2015-2016 National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review Symposium "The Rise of Leaderless Resistance: The Changing Nature of Domestic Terrorism in the United States" on Friday, Nov.
Britain raised its domestic terrorism alert to the second-highest level in August last year, saying an attack was "highly likely.
Five people were killed on Thursday including a suspected gunman who opened fire at two military-related facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee in an attack local officials described as brazen, brutal and an act of domestic terrorism.
The US attorney in the region said the case was being treated as an act of domestic terrorism.
2) The article continued by identifying that supposed "harmless prank" as an act known as "swatting" and reported that Horner's role in the swatting constituted domestic terrorism, resulting in a sentence of twenty-five years to life.
The new anti-terror legislation gives the security and intelligence agencies the right to tap communications without court consent and requires journalists to obtain police permission before investigating or publishing stories on domestic terrorism and security issues.
EVERY day the man at the centre of Britain's battle against domestic terrorism braces himself for news of an attack.
THE threat of domestic terrorism linked to Islamic State is very real.
The treatment of Palestinian prisoners, the Oslo Accords, the first Intifada, and domestic terrorism are all analyzed with refreshing and sometimes surprising frankness.
Khan said he wanted all politicians and the military to sit down together and find a solution to domestic terrorism.
the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), one day in the not too distant future, domestic terrorism will end.
Police in Oak Creek, a suburb of Milwaukee, called the attack an act of domestic terrorism, but did not provide any details about the gunman or suggest a possible motive.

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