Monday, February 25, 2019
Comparing Old & New Terrorism
Introduction1.1 BackgroundIn the countdown to the dying of the twentieth century, notable scholars came up with a advanced concept of New Terrorism which represents a shift from the traditional terrorism. The modern terrorism refers to a qualitative change in the reputation of terrorism, which has allegedly taken place during the 1990s (Kurtulus 2007476). This paradigm has also been variously referred to as contemporary terrorism (Laqueur 2003) post-modern terrorism, super-terrorism, catastrophic terrorism and hyper-terrorism (Field 2009). This sermon intends to insure the examination of this paradigm shift. It intends to examine the various sources if there is indeed a New Terrorism as canvassed by some scholars and policy makers. It would do this by doing a eggshell get word of Irish Republican Army, or the choler and Al stand representing each group.1.2 Aims and ObjectivesIn this section, the look aims, objectives, and enquiry questions leave arsehole be outlined. Fi rstly, the aim of this research is as followsTo ensure that this aim is in full explored, the following research objectives have been devisedHow are the emerging forms of terrorism contrasting from the traditional methods How should the existing counterterrorism infrastructure be amended in come out to meet the challenges of the modern age 1.3 Research QuestionsThe research question is as followsWhat are the new forms of terrorism and what factors created them What are the key factors that have contributed to the winner of these new terrorist practices Is the current counterterrorist system capable of dealing with the emerging terrorist flagellumTo seek to explore this aim, research question and these objectives, a analyse of the publications exit be undertaken to explore these areas have experienced change oer time. The findings from this review will be utilise to explore and examine the research aim, objectives and question. To ensure that this is appropriately undertake n the following topics will be discussed in the review1.4 Scope of the selectA reckon of the Irish Republican Army will be undertaken in parity to the modern operations of the recognized terrorist agency Al Qaeda.1.5 Structure of the StudyThis case will be comprised of 6 sections including the introduction, literature review, and methodology, representative study analysis, Discussion, Conclusion.2 Literature Review The section will review relevant literature as regards the proposed research.2.1 Defining Terrorism and emerging forms of Terrorism2.2 Factors that contributed to Terrorisms Success2.3 Current prevention and enforcement options2.4Trends3. MethodologyThis chapter illustrates the research methodology used as well as providing a brief introductory passage regarding the implication of research methodology.3.1 IntroductionThe methodology focuses on an explanation of the qualitative and quantitative research mountes considered for this thesis to answer the following ques tionsHow are the emerging forms of terrorism diverse from the traditional methods How should the existing counterterrorism infrastructure be amended in battle array to meet the challenges of the modern ageThis includes the elements of the research approach adopted and the reasons behind this choice.3.2 Methods of Data CollectionSecondary sources dating from the operation of the Irish Republican Army as well as year to date operations of Al Qaeda will provide the required range of data for assessment.3.2.1 Case Study AnalysisYin (2009) contends that the case study analysis strategy is a valid mother fucker for providing empirical content. This method of research allows for an investigation into the real world cushion of terrorism. Others contend that the case study is not always the best strategical analysis approach (Baxter and Jack 2008). However, Stake (1995) demonstrates that a case study can provide understanding and increase the capacity for understanding.The approach fo r this dissertation will utilize a qualitative, interpretative research method a case study examination of the Irish Republican Army and Al Qaeda. Yin (2009) demonstrates that the exploratory case study method can be used to examine situations in which there is no defined outcome. This research will rest on the goal to identify challenges and lessons for future. For the purposes of this research, the qualitative research approach is more suitable due to capacity to assess the wide ranging nature the terrorist conditions.Case StudyThis section will present a case study examination of the Irish Republican Army in comparison to the operations of Al Qaeda.4.1 Irish Republican Army formation factorsRyanair and (another air duct of your choice)4.2 Effectiveness of the IRA methods4.3 Al Qaeda formation factors4.4 Effectiveness of the IRA methods4.5 Trends4.8 Discussion(Tie the case study to the literature review)5. Conclusion 7. ReferencesBaxter, P. and Jack, S. 2008. Qualitative case stu dy methodology Study design and implementation for novice researchers. The Qualitative Report, 13 (4), pp. 544559.Field, A. 2009. The New Terrorism Revolution or Evolution?. Political Studies Review, 7 (2), pp. 195207.Kurtulus, E. 2011. The new terrorism and its critics. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 34 (6), pp. 476500.Laqueur, W. 2003. No end to war. New York Continuum.Stake, R. 1995. The art of case study research. Sage Publications, Inc.Yin, R. 2009. Case study research. Thousand Oaks Sage Publications.