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Terrorism: A global threat


Yusof, Ab. Aziz and Ali, Juhary (2000) Terrorism: A global threat. In: The International Conference on Disaster Management, 29 - 30 April 2000, Langkawi, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Terrorism is said to be using violence to manipulate human's fear to achieve private agenda by a a group of self-centered people.The terrorist is self-appointed arbiters of what is right.A scanning of terrorist incidents over the past decade or so indicates clearly that business concerns particularly multinational companies and expatriates as a major victim of the game.They have become a favorite instrumental target of terrorists because they have symbolic propaganda value as agents of imperialism, and because of their high embarrassment quotients for national governments.Hence, this paper will highlight the nature of terrorism, the reasons behind terrorism, the impact of terrorism on business, and the preventive measures ought to be taken against terrorism.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 983-2078-10-5
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
Divisions: College of Business
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Ab Aziz Yusof
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2014 00:52
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2014 00:52
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12725

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