What is terrorist?

  • (adj): Characteristic of someone who employs terrorism (especially as a political weapon).
    Example: "Terrorist activity"; "terrorist state"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on terrorist, terrorists:

Terrorism In Uganda - Counter-terrorism Legislation - 2003 Terrorist Act
... Colonel Kyanda acknowledged that "in the process of trying to arrest terrorists at times you find people who are innocent ... As you all very well know, a terrorist does not have any boundary ... So, operations against a terrorist are complicated ...
Terrorist And Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act
... Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act, commonly known as TADA, was an Indian law active between 1985 and 1995 (modified in 1987) for the prevention of terrorist activities in Punjab ...
Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment
... The Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment (TIDE) is the U.S ... Government's central database on known or suspected international terrorists, and contains highly classified information provided by members of the Intelligence Community such as CIA ... According to the FBI, international terrorists include those persons who carry out terrorist activities under foreign direction ...
Bellevue Mosque
... its alleged ties to various Islamist and terrorist-designated organizations ... It is also described, although not officially designated, as a terrorist organization by the Swedish Security Service among others ...
Political Positions Of Joe Biden - Social Issues - Homeland Security
... After the April 19, 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, a domestic terrorist bomb attack that destroyed the Alfred P ... Murrah Federal Building, Biden drafted anti-terrorist legislation, which was ultimately defeated ... of terrorism or facilitating it – was essentially a duplicate of the anti-terrorist legislation he had drafted years earlier ...

More definitions of "terrorist":

  • (noun): A radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities.

Famous quotes containing the word terrorist:

    The terrorist and the policeman both come from the same basket. Revolution, legality—counter-moves in the same game; forms of idleness at bottom identical.
    Joseph Conrad (1857–1924)