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  1. 1. 9-11: The Attack on America<br />
  2. 2. Terrorism in America<br />“9-11: Communication & Crisis”<br />Timeline: September 11-14, 2001<br />
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  5. 5. Understanding<br />Sept 11.<br />
  6. 6. Terrorism<br />What is it?<br />Where does it come from?<br />Why is it used?<br />How can we prevent it?<br />What do we fear about Terrorism?<br />
  7. 7. Terrorism<br />Is an unlawful act of violence<br />Intimidates governments or societies<br />Goal is to achieve political, religious or ideological objectives <br />
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  9. 9. Types of Terrorism<br />Domestic terrorism involves groups whose terrorist activities are directed at elements of our government without foreign involvement. Oklahoma City is a primary example.<br />International terrorism involves groups whose terrorist activities are foreign-based and/or directed by countries or groups outside the United States. Sept. 11 is an example of International Terrorism.<br />the Center for National Security Studies<br />
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  11. 11. Methods of Terrorism<br />Firearms<br />Explosive and Incendiary Devices<br />Chemical Agents<br />Biological Agents<br />Nuclear Weapon<br />
  12. 12. 9/11 – THE MOTIVE BEHIND<br />The 9/11 attacks were intended to end America’s global hegemony<br />The Islamic global empire would be the presumed successor<br />It seems more likely that American hegemony will continue for another century<br />
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  14. 14. 9-11: Initial Reaction<br />
  15. 15. Frame of Meaning- “National Tragedy”<br />Target of Cause or Blame- “Apparent Terrorist Attack”<br />
  16. 16. In Response to 9/11<br />- “Help the victims and their families”- “Full scale investigation to ‘hunt down’ the ‘folks’ responsible”<br />
  17. 17. 9-11: Consolation & Solidarity<br />
  18. 18. Israel<br />Cambodia<br />The UK<br />The world mourns<br />
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  20. 20. The perpetrator<br />

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