Use three cases, one representing ideological terrorism
1. The Communist Party of India (Maoist)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communist_Party_of_India_(Maoist)http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1810169-1,00.html
2. The second representing nationalist terrorism The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam in Sri Lanka (Various attacks, their recruitment of female suicide bombers, goals, and their eventual fall)
3. And the third religious terrorism Pakistan’s Lashkar E- Taiba
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lashkar-e-Taibain the 2008 Mumbai Attacks
to analyze each according to four distinct requirements as outlined below:
A. Identify and describe the facts of each case separately, the individuals or groups involved, the perpetrators, declared objectives, the authorities, reaction, and the eventual outcome.
B. Apply your understanding of the case studies to analyze the processes leading to each event/case, the circumstances surrounding the ways each event unfolded, and the causes responsible for the subsequent results. If appropriate, distinguish between facts and commonly held myths about these cases.
C. Evaluate each of the three cases according to the same one assumption or hypothesis concerning causes of terrorism from the repertoire of theory you have acquired during this course.
D. Discuss the usefulness of the selected assumption/hypothesis “That terrorism comes from the socially marginalized” when applied to each of the three cases. Specifically, assess whether or not it is relevant and contributes to the analysis and understanding of each case.
Your essay should be about 5 pages. Construct the reply by mirroring the format of the question and providing four distinct sections: A, B, C and D.