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terrorism       294940715

Scope note
Designates the unlawful, or threatened, use of violence against individuals or property to coerce and intimidate governments or societies for political, religious or ideological objectives.

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terrorists

Broader terms
violence

Related terms
guerrilla warfare
offences
strategic policy

Subject category
09.01.05 POLITICAL CONDITIONS AND PROCESSES

Indexing history
Also covers publications on hostage taking indexed before 2006.



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