Defining Terrorism: Is One Man's Terrorist another Man's Freedom Fighter?

@inproceedings{Ganor2002DefiningTI,
  title={Defining Terrorism: Is One Man's Terrorist another Man's Freedom Fighter?},
  author={Boaz Ganor},
  year={2002}
}
  • Boaz Ganor
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Most researchers tend to believe that an objective and internationally accepted definition of terrorism can never be agreed upon; after all, they say, 'one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter.' The question of who is a terrorist, according to this school of thought, depends entirely on the subjective outlook of the definer. This article argues that an objective definition of terrorism is not only possible; it is also indispensable to any serious attempt to combat terrorism. A… CONTINUE READING

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