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us: State-sponsored terrorism


  • When subdivided by place, the name of the place may designate either the place where the terrorism occurred, or the state that was the sponsor.
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    • us: Government violence
    • us: Governmental violence
    • us: State-sponsored violence
    • us: State terrorism
    • us: Violence, Governmental
    • us: Violence, State-sponsored
  • Broader Terms

    • us: Political atrocities
    • us: Terrorism
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Terrorismo de estado, 1986.
    • found: LC database, Aug. 9, 1991 (State-sponsored terrorism; state terrorism)
    • found: Nat. crim. just. thes. (State sponsored terrorism)
    • found: State-sponsored terrorism, 1985: p. xviii (The deliberate employment of violence or the threat of use of violence by sovereign states (or sub-national groups encouraged or assisted by sovereign states) to attain strategic and political objectives by acts in violation of law intended to create overwhelming fear in a target population larger than the civilian or military victims attacked or threatened.)
    • found: Thackrah, J.R. Encyc. of terrorism and political violence, 1987: p. 237 (hdg.: State-sponsored terrorism; also uses state terrorism)
    • found: The State as terrorist : the dynamics of governmental violence and repression, 1984 : p. 3 (use of violence, repression, and terrorism by the state in the pursuit of domestic and international interests)
    • found: Stohl, M. The state as terrorist : the dynamics of governmental violence and repression, c1984.
    • notfound: Web. 3;Random House;ERIC thes.;SSCI
  • General Notes

    • When subdivided by place, the name of the place may designate either the place where the terrorism occurred, or the state that was the sponsor.
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    • 2000-06-01: new
    • 2016-03-24: revised
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