Putting TRAC to Work
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Michigan State University Press
September 2017

“Eco-Terrorism” An Incident-Driven History of Attack (1973–2010)
By Michael Loadenthal

The central question under examination asks: What are the dominant historical trends located in the global AELM, and given this record, does such a movement qualify under the label of “terrorism”? This central question, one in which the critical reader is tasked with determining the descriptive accuracy of authoritative labeling, forces the reader to deconstruct definitions of what constitutes terrorism, a topic fraught with multidecade disagreement within its academic, governmental, and While globally a wide variety of legal definitions are employed, even within a single nation-state there is great diversity and disagreement. In the United States, legal definitions of what constitutes terrorism vary from state to state and among federal agencies—with the Department of Defense, Department of State, Department of the Treasury, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and National Counterterrorism Center each maintaining distinct definitions. In addition, laws such as the USA PATRIOT Act contain additional definitions within their text......[Citing TRAC research].

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