state terrorism

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state terrorism

  1. the form of TERRORISM used by some governments as part of their domestic and foreign policy. For example, in countries like the former Soviet Union, China and fascist Germany, state terror has taken the form of framed show trials, arbitrary arrests and detentions, bannings, massacres, torture and execution of members of political opposition groups.
  2. the financial or ‘moral’ support given by some states to international TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS.
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Time is drawing short to continue this activity of restricting Iran's capacity to foment its terror regime." The US top diplomat noted that the international community will have plenty of time to see how long it has until Iran is unshackled to create new turmoil, and figure out what it must do to prevent this from happening.
"So I think there is a shared understanding of threat and a common purpose to ensure that we can keep energy at the right prices and deter this threat - not only the threat in the narrow confines of the Middle East, but the threat that this terror regime poses to the entire world," he said.
Teodoro echoed the significance of free speech, especially amid "a terror regime that the county is now under in.
The counter-financial terror regime is all about documentation and registration of unknown population, migration patterns, unconventional hinterland or inland routes, economic inequality, financial institution density and other auxiliary factors.
Summary: France has seen the real face of the terror regime and it won't be long before Europe sees through the charade.
The irony is that the people have overthrown their fears and came out of their houses to register a protest against state's unjust practices while being a part of the war on terror regime. However, the fourth pillar of the state does not perform its most important duty: criticism of state attitude towards Pashtuns.
It was a spoof dystopian drama set in 2012 when England had been taken over by a terror regime women.
Appearing on Austrian television alongside other leading politicians for the Anschluss commemorations, Strache said it was everyone's individual responsibility to remember "the National Socialist (Nazi) terror regime that murdered people on a large scale because of their religion, their origin and their political opinions."
All those who are leading different factions of the MQM today, including Mustafa Kamal, were part of the terror regime unleashed by the MQM.
Idi Amin, a descendant of these Nubian militias, carried forward that legacy into the terror regime he ran in Uganda (1971-78).
The revelation that Nemmouche, who has been in custody since May, was part of the terror regime in Syria before returning to the West to carry out more atrocities will fuel fears of further attacks.