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Targeting Terror

Author: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
Publisher: Lawrenceville, NJ : Films Media Group ; Orangeville, ON : McIntyre Media [distributor] 2010
Series: Global issues series (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The war on terror requires greater cooperation among countries and a deeper understanding of terrorism's causes and manifestations. This program spotlights five nations caught in the crosshairs to examine regional history, terror-related issues, and counterterrorism actions: the U.S., post-9/11, where captured international terrorists have been handled by military rather than civilian courts; the U.K., where  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), 2009
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 695007681
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 08, 2010).
"The war on terror requires greater cooperation among countries and a deeper understanding of terrorism's causes and manifestations. This program spotlights five nations caught in the crosshairs to examine regional history, terror-related issues, and counterterrorism actions: the U.S., post-9/11, where captured international terrorists have been handled by military rather than civilian courts; the U.K., where fighting the IRA has ultimately conferred little advantage to the country in its battle against the Islamic extremists in its midst; Germany and Japan, whose counterterrorism efforts are constitutionally constrained by their history as aggressors in World War II; and Colombia, a land of narcoterrorism where extradition to America has been the government's key anti-terror weapon. Some content may be objectionable. A Films for the Humanities & Sciences Production. A part of the series Global Issues. (29 minutes)."
Description: 1 streaming video (29 minutes.)
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Beslan School Hostage Crisis (1:16) --
Terrorists or Freedom Fighters? (1:03) --
Weapons of Mass Destruction (0:31) --
Causes of Terrorism (0:40) --
First Terrorist Attack on U.S. (1:09) --
Al Qaeda (1:04) --
War on Terror (1:02) --
Patriot Act (0:58) --
Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp (1:05) --
President Obama: A Different Direction on the War on Terror (1:10) --
Taliban (0:45) --
Attack in London (2:58) --
Role of Religion (1:53) --
Counter Terrorist Legislation (1:12) --
Aum Shinrikyo (3:22) --
Germany's Approach to Terrorism (1:41) --
Columbia: Narco-Terrorism (1:57) --
National Liberation Army (ELN) (2:19) --
Global Terrorist Threat (1:38).
Series Title: Global issues series (New York, N.Y.)

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The war on terror requires greater cooperation among countries and a deeper understanding of terrorism's causes and manifestations. This program spotlights five nations caught in the crosshairs to examine regional history, terror-related issues, and counterterrorism actions: the U.S., post-9/11, where captured international terrorists have been handled by military rather than civilian courts; the U.K., where fighting the IRA has ultimately conferred little advantage to the country in its battle against the Islamic extremists in its midst; Germany and Japan, whose counterterrorism efforts are constitutionally constrained by their history as aggressors in World War II; and Colombia, a land of narcoterrorism where extradition to America has been the government's key anti-terror weapon.

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