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  1. 1. TYPES OF TERRORISM PRESENTED BY: BAZLA SIDDIQUI GROUP: 1
  2. 2. TYPES OF TERRORISM Terrorism is classified into different types.  International vs. domestic.  By methods or tactics employed.  By motive.
  3. 3. INTERNATIONAL / DOMESTIC TERRORISM: International terrorism:  practiced by some foreign country.  directed by someone outside the country. Domestic terrorism:  In one’s own country.
  4. 4. BY MOTIVE:  State terrorism.  State-sponsored terrorism.  Right wing terrorism.  Left-wing terrorism.  Political terrorism.  Nationalist terrorism.
  5. 5. STATE TERRORISM :  The establishment terrorism.  Committed by the government.  When the nation of one country undermines the legitimate government of another country without declaring war.  Wide spread.
  6. 6. STATE-SPONSORED TERRORISM:  It is the type in which the terrorists who are engaged in general oppression of the people or the violent attacks are supported by the government. OR  One nation contribute to enhance the terrorists activities in another country.  The terrorists seek to use violence.
  7. 7. RIGHT WING TERRORISM :  It is a type of terrorism which aims to do away with the democratic and liberal governments.  They want to preserve traditional social orders and create fascist states in their region.  least organized type of terrorism.
  8. 8. LEFT-WING TERRORISM:  This group of terrorism destroys the capitalist democracies.  Wants to establish socialist or communist regime in their place.  Stay away from the use of violence.  Their ideology is influenced by socialist and communist thought.
  9. 9. POLITICAL TERRORISM:  It is a type of terrorism committed by the individuals or the groups to influence the social and political system. It is also divided into different types:  Revolutionary terrorism.  Non- revolutionary terrorism.  Repressive terrorism.
  10. 10. NATIONALIST TERRORISM:  Committed by groups having strong nationalist ideas.  They seek to establish an independent state.  Fight for their natural liberation.  May also include violence against immigrants.  Consider them as a threat to the native population of the country.
  11. 11. BY METHODS EMPLOYED: • Terrorism is divided into different types according to the kind of attacking agents.
  12. 12. CYBERTERRORISM:  Information technology is used.  Terrorists use computers or telecommunications to disrupt network services.  Attempt to steal or copy certain information which is necessary to manufacture any form of biological, chemical or nuclear weapon.  Their targets also include public services such as train networks, airports, emergency and financial systems, satellite networks, etc.
  13. 13. BIOTERRORISM:  This type refers to the intentional release of biological agents.  Biological agents spread very quickly.  They cause serious harmful disease and sometimes death might also occur.  Biological agents include bacteria, viruses or toxic spores of fungi.  Bioterrorists target both the population and the important resources like water,livestock or crops, causing epidemics.
  14. 14. CHEMICALTERRORISM :  This type of terrorism uses the chemical agents as their weapons.  The Chemicals used by the terrorists might have the prolonged devastating action.  Chemicals employed for this purpose are chlorine, phosgene, mustard gas, hydrogen cyanide and other heavy metals.
  15. 15. NUCLEAR TERRORISM:  Terrorists employ the ways to exploit the nuclear material. This may include:  Building nuclear weapons.  Attacking nuclear facilities .  Use different ways to disperse radioactive material.  Radioactive materials are very harmful causing mutations in the genetic makeup.
  16. 16. ECOTERRORISM:  Violence by environmentally-oriented group.  Their targets include forestry companies, automobile companies, furries, research laboratories, anglers, farmers, fish men, zoos.
  17. 17. NARCOTERRORISM:  The terrorists are directly or indirectly involved in manufacturing, cultivating, distributing and transporting of spurious drugs. Or  Use of violence to prevent efforts of government to stop the trade of drugs.

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