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Most people are apt to label any sort of suicide bombing or use of an improvised explosive device (IED) as terrorism.
1) The USS Cole was attacked by suicide bombers in the Port of Aden, Yemen in October 2000. Was this terrorism? Why or why not?
Please refer to this video and article. Years After Attack on USS Cole, Focus Back on Yemen – YouTube
U.S. failure to retaliate for USS Cole attack rankled then — and now (nbcnews.com)
Discussion Questions: Describe the general process that individuals go through as they become extremists, combining or modifying steps of at least two radicalization models described in the lesson and readings. Which model or framework did you find most applicable or useful in describing how individuals progress through radicalization and why?