The threat of domestic terrorism Discussion

The threat of domestic terrorism Discussion

QUESTION DESCRIPTION

Since the attacks on September 11, 2001, the future complexity of terrorism has become quite ambiguous. Subsequently, counter-terrorism strategies have evolved to address terrorist attacks of any form against the United States. For your Final Paper, you must address the following points:

  • Decide whether international or domestic terrorism currently constitutes the greatest threat to the United States.
    • Use historic, cultural, and diversity aspects to support your conclusion.
  • Summarize some of the strategies the United States can utilize to prevent future terrorist attacks.
  • Assess whether socio-economic strategies can be utilized to eliminate the motivation of terrorist groups or if military action is the only viable response to terrorists.
    • Use historic, cultural, and diversity aspects of the terrorist populations to support your conclusion.
  • Evaluate if future legislation or constitutional amendments could be utilized to hinder possible terrorist attacks.
  • Analyze if additional powers are needed by the federal government to protect the country from terrorist attacks.
  • Evaluate if the increasing of governmental powers is worth the potential erosion of civil liberties.
  • Infer what the future of terrorism is and whether the frequency of attacks will increase or decrease over time.

Writing the Final Paper

The Final Paper:

  • Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length (excluding title and reference pages), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
  • Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
  • Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
  • Must use at least six scholarly resources (including a minimum of three from the Ashford University Library) other than the textbook.
  • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
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