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GEOPOLITIC

AL ISSUE
STATE TERRORISM

INTRODUCTION

In recent decades, there has been a growing interest in the


relationship between geographies and the foreign and security
policies of
states

What is State Terrorism?

1795 - Government
intimidation during the Reign
of Terror in France. The
general sense of "systematic
use of terror as a policy

We can collect 3
thingsfrom Yves Lacoste

When the state uses terrorism to suppress the citizen


Characteristics:
1. The threat or use of violence
2. A political objective; desire to change the status
3. The intention to spread fear by committing spectacular public acts
4. The intentional targeting of civilians

State terrorism is a
form of terrorism
committed by the

DEFINITON
J.F Gayraud and D. Senat:
The objective views: Terrorism is a
new form of war, a technic or a
method of a modern war.

Environmental Impacts
The
effects
on
landscapes can be as
devastating
as
earthquakes or volcanic
eruptions.
Widespread
environmental
contamination
Urban landscapes have
been altered.
The camps cause
impairment of soil and
vegetation through
trampling by personnel
and vehicles and the
disposal of waste
materials.

Rust Bowl
Refugee camps, refugee
influx into urban areas
and other camps
The vegetation is
destroyed where the
camp is established
Wild animals are
exploited
Problem with water
availability and water
quality

CASE OF STUDY
The Vietnam war and
the gulf of tonkin
affair

The south amrican's dictatorship since


1950s and others affairs all around the
world.

Assassinations
of
governants
democraticly elected,
death
squad
(la
escuela
de
las
Americas).

HITMAN JOHN PERKINS

The take control process according


to John Perkins:
o The economic hitman
o The real hitman
o The army conquest

Ukraine coup d'tat

Technic of spontainous coup d'tat of US governement

The Iraq war 2003

No Democracy

Lots of people death

No connection between 9/11 and Saddam Hussein

Gaza Strip

2014s Conflict

Gaza july 2014(source : report from journalist Christian Siever - ZDF (2nd TV
generalist channel in Germany) broadcasted on16.07.2014 )

3 young israelies people kidnaped


Strong evidence of assassination the same day but not disclosed by
israeli governement

Conclusion

We can not identify the state of terrorism when it occurs because of the
secrecy.

Shut down the emotional part of the event

Search some patterns from the past affairs

Asking ourselves questions: who could be the beneficiaries of this event?

Some majors goals: Control of the territory and resources,


control of the territory for strategic position on the chess world
game, legitimate to international public opinion or national
public opinion the political decision that can follow the event.

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