Right and Left Analysis of the Terrorist Threat


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Right and Left Analysis of the Terrorist Threat
The two subject articles analyzing the present terrorist threat representing nearly diametrically opposed political perspectives, Chomsky on the left and The Heritage Foundation for the right, find few points of agreement but demonstrate the integral importance of ideology policy with respects to criminology (Knepper 11). The ideological aspects surrounding the examination of crime, in this case the crime of terrorism exemplified by the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the continued terrorist threat, are more guided by the underlying governmental policy making and politics rather than examining the critical investigation into the causes of the crimes (Knepper 12). In the retrospective analysis...
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..... of the situation and thereby inseparable from the future actions of any government in meeting the mutually agreed upon threat of terrorism.
Works Cited
Carafano, James, Curtis, Lisa, Erickson, Scott, Phillips, James, Mayer, Matt, Rosenzweig, Paul and Stimson, Charles. “A Counterterrorism Strategy for the ‘Next Wave’.” The Heritage Foundation. 24 August 2011. Heritage.org. 31 October 2011. <http://heritage.org/Research/Reports/2011/08/A-Counterrorism-Strategy=for-the-Next-Wave>
Chomsky, Noam. “Was There an Alternative?” Counterpunch Newsletter. 06 September 2011. Counterpunch.org. 31 October 2011. <http://counterpunch.org/2011/0/06/was-thhere-an-alternative/print>
Knepper, Paul. Criminology and Social Policy. London: Sage, 2007.