Examples of terrorism in a Sentence
They have been arrested for acts of terrorism.
Recent Examples of terrorism from the Web
Detroit terrorism suspect Sebastian Gregerson — a gun enthusiast and Muslim convert who prosecutors called a 'soldier for Isis' — is going to prison for 45 months for owning explosives.
The underlying mission is to train and advise the Afghan forces as well as to conduct and support counter-terrorism operations.
There were also problems with the Florida Fusion Center, a network of intelligence agencies around the state that aims to encourage the flow of information between various law enforcement agencies to protect citizens from crime and terrorism.
At least one person is dead and 32 injured after a van struck pedestrians in a crowded area in what police deemed an act of terrorism.
Asked if the attack amounted to terrorism, Trump hedged a bit.
Louisville Metro Council members and others gathered in Jefferson Square Park on Sunday to proclaim the incident an act of domestic terrorism.
So following a phone interview and a few days of vetting, Hall got the call to head out to the Pentagon to write the official history of the development of counter-terrorism plans and strategy.
Ways must be found to co-operate in scientific research, foreign policy, defence, security, counter-terrorism and intelligence.
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First Known Use of terrorism
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Definition of terrorism for English Language Learners
: the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal
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Definition of terrorism for Students
legal Definition of terrorism
- street terrorism
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