Terrorist Organizations and the Media

An overview of the terrorist organizations Revolutionary Organization 17 November, Abu Nidal, Hizballah and Al-Qaida and their use of the media to further their causes.

This research paper about terrorist organizations and the media, discusses four separate terrorist organizations in relation to their causes and the way they make use of the services of the media. The four organizations are: Revolutionary Organization 17 November, Abu Nidal, Hizballah and Al-Qaida. It also examines how these terror groups are linked and how the world governments and in particular the U.S. government, are actively fighting terrorists to achieve peace for the world. Outline Terrorism-Then and Now Greek Terrorist Organization: Revolutionary Organization 17 November Armed Propaganda International Terrorist Organization: Abu Nidal Organization Lebanese Terrorist Organization: Hizballah Hate Speech on the Internet Multinational Terrorist Organization: Al-Qaida The Media, Government and Terror Organizations

Working in cooperation with November 17, the Abu Nidal Organization (ANO) a.k.a. Fatah Revolutionary Council, Arab Revolutionary Council, Arab Revolutionary Brigades, Black September, and Revolutionary Organization of Socialist Muslims, is an international terrorist organization founded by late Sabri al-Banna (a.k.a. Abu Nidal). Abu Nidal carried out terrorist attacks in twenty countries, killing or injuring approximately nine hundred persons (Abu Nidal, 2003). ANO is said to have committed ninety actions of violence, including a failed assassination attempt on Yaser Arafat (Abu Nidal, 2000). The targets of ANO include the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Israel, moderate Palestinians, the PLO, and various Arab countries. The group maintains its presence in Iraq currently. It has an operational presence in Lebanon too.

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