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Author: Malena Rembe

generally accepted in Sweden that there is no military solution to counter politically motivated violence. As a direct reaction of what happened in Gothenburg, however, some demands for change were put forward. More police officers and joint task forces of police and military from a number of EU states

In: Confronting Terrorism
Author: Erwin Muller

they do in fact pursue a specific object. In any case, no specific object is involved that can be geographically demarcated, nor are their acts motivated by economic or social deprivation. They are basically driven by a fundamentalist attitude to life, aiming to live and have others live in

In: Confronting Terrorism
Author: Clive Walker

have the confidence and ability to rely primarily on ‘normal’ policing powers and upon its extensive contingency planning and networks.120 However, as the UK government perceives itself as living in threatening and troubled times, the legislation can probably look forward to a long and active life

In: Confronting Terrorism

right to life and every state is called upon to ensure to the maximum extent possible the survival and devel- opment of the child. Similar provision is made for the right to an adequate standard of living, including food, clothing, housing and medical care in Article 27. 25 Convention on the Rights

In: September 11, 2001: A Turning Point in International and Domestic Law?
Author: T.E. Copeland

, Terry Nichols, under- employed and a fellow militia "patriot," was convicted in 1998 on federal con- spiracy charges and given a life term in prison. In 2004 he was tried in Oklahoma state court for the deaths of the 161 victims who were not federal agents, and was found guilty but was not given the

In: Fool Me Twice: Intelligence Failure and Mass Casualty Terrorism
Author: T.E. Copeland

. The massive news coverage of the explosion left many Americans and their elected officials wondering if dangers faced by the residents of Belfast or Bogota might become a part of everyday life in the United States.6 Strangely, the long-term effect on the American psyche was not as signifi- cant as

In: Fool Me Twice: Intelligence Failure and Mass Casualty Terrorism
Author: T.E. Copeland

complicated than it appeared on the surface, and here we move from the perceived threat environment of the United States to that of Sudan. Sudanese leader Hassan al-Turabi clearly was motivated by a desire to implement Islamic law at home and in neighboring countries. But Sudan's activ- ities against the

In: Fool Me Twice: Intelligence Failure and Mass Casualty Terrorism

review of certain objects that may plausibly be targeted by cyber-strikes, if indeed such strikes are not already being effected. The second part provides a review of reported incidents where there is evi- dence of cyber-attacks having taken place.1 This review begins with life-threat- ening situations

In: Cyber-Attacks and the Exploitable Imperfections of International Law

new threat.1 Indeed, even leaving aside the notion that the Charter is a living instrument, in 1996, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) declared that it applies to any use of force “regardless of the weapons employed”.2 Article 2(4) of the UN Charter is the most authoritative source

In: Cyber-Attacks and the Exploitable Imperfections of International Law
Author: Ralph Wilde

suggested that this choice was motivated by a desire to avoid those areas of law that supposedly need reforming, but have not yet been changed. Johan Steyn asserts that: "[T] he purpose of holding the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay was and is to put them beyond the rule of law, beyond the protection of

In: September 11, 2001: A Turning Point in International and Domestic Law?