How does the incident qualify as terrorism and not just an act of violence? What features according to the course textbook

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How does the incident qualify as terrorism and not just an act of violence? What features according to the course textbook

How does the incident qualify as terrorism and not just an act of violence? What features according to the course textbook – cite the page numbers – meet the definition of terrorism?

 

Unit 5: Discussion

Charlie Hebdo Attack
Introduction
Watch the following videos then respond to one of the following in your first post:

How does the incident qualify as terrorism and not just an act of violence? What features according to the course textbook – cite the page numbers – meet the definition of terrorism?

Compare the attack to the controversy surrounding the release of Sony Pictures’ film The Interview. In what ways are they similar or different?

Give three reasons.
Because I want you to post your original impressions you won’t be able to see what other classmates have said until you post your first comment.

BBC Report:

Charlie Hebdo: Paris terror attack kills 12 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Links to an external site.)

Weapons Specialist:

Charlie Hebdo gunmen ‘had military level training’ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Links to an external site.)

Free Speech Discussion:
BBC Charlie Hebdo (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Links to an external site.)

Also view this gallery of images created by cartoonists around the world:

Gallery of Images (Links to an external site.)

Directions

Make your initial post by 11:59 PM Thursday and reply to at least two classmates by 11:59 PM Sunday. Please keep your posts civil and show respect to your classmates.

ULOs Reflected In Discussion
Define terrorism.
Explain the roles media play in terrorist acts