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Cyberterrorism: concept, terms, counteraction

Distribution of weapons of mass destruction, transnational organized crime, drug selling business and international terrorism are the principal threats to security of modern world taking into account present-day conditions. Due to its scales and abruptness nowadays terrorism turned into one of the most dangerous social and moral problems that humanity faced in the 21 century. Terrorist groups became a highly remunerative business involving selling drugs, weapons, counterfeit production, porn, blackmail and kidnapping. Their activities are more varied now; they are more and more linked with national, religious, and ethnic conflicts, separatist and liberation movements. Tragic events of September 11 became a crucial moment of the world community’s perception of international terrorism. The status of this problem has gained a unanimous recognition in the documents of the UN and the OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe). As it was mentioned more than once by participants of the Second International Conference “World Community against the Globalization of Crime and Terrorism” (Moscow, 2004), the main determinants of terrorism have a multilateral nature, equally political and social, ideological, religious and ethnic. However, social economic reasons expressed in extreme social discrepancy are the main basis of modern terrorism. Full Story

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