- Title: The struggle to find a definition for "international terrorism": Alternative ways for the United Nations to react to terrorist threats and attacks
- Released: 2008-02-26
- Pages: 145
- ASIN: B007Q5L5VU
After all, it becomes explicit that it is very difficult to create a coherently recognized definition. It is furtheron searched why this is so.
Because of the present lack of a coherent definition, the United Nations’s possible ways to react to terrorist attacks are adressed right after this. An examination of the present means of the United Nations takes place in order to find out if they are sufficient to encounter the terrorist threat efficiently. Only measures where the United Nations can actively influence the events are relevant in this passage.
Finally, the consequences of the present lack of a definition are described and the improvements one can expect from a defininition are named. Some recommendations are made regarding which way to approach the definition is the most promising. pdf