In this article, forensic science is defined as the information provided before a court of law for prosecution as well as in the war context against the war terrorism. Almog and Levinson outlines that in the war application forensic science is used to reveal new practical trends used by terrorists. They also explain that forensic science provides information to the relevant forces in order to take appropriate action to completely thwart terrorism.
The article clearly states that forensic science specifically identifies chemicals necessary for making bombs and explosives. It also helps identify and prevent all suicidal attacks intended to bomb a place. The authors explain that the technology is being used to develop superb detection systems that take note of all terrorists’ attacks before detonating occurs. There are available capabilities for forensic science to identify material that construct bombs. Forensic science has a role of doing all examination and processing with integrity and accuracy so that no information is leaked out. Almog and Levinson affirm that forensic science can be used to counter terrorism intelligence activities by linking past occurrences and detecting new tricks.
The article concludes by asserting that the new trends realized are homemade explosives and use of genuine passports for illegal purpose. Future plans include training many more intelligence professionals on forensic science. Again printers, databases and lie detectors are necessary to track all incidences. Therefore cooperation among countries to use forensic science is important in recognizing as well as thwarting all terrorism.
Lawless, M. (2007/2008). Terrorism: an International crime. Journal of Applied Security Research, 3:1, 37-59.
Michael Lawless provides a basic definition of terrorism from unintentional crime point of view. In his article, Michael provides information dwelling on domestic as well as international terrorism. The article clearly explains the laws governing international terrorism. The author provides information about various international protocols formed to prohibit terrorism. In addition, the article provides information pertaining to the basic declarations of UN Security Council about terrorism. The article further provides information about problems revolving around terrorism definitions.
The article clarifies of the domestic sphere response to terrorism in the global perspective. The article gives further information concerning the global course of action to check on reducing terrorism rate. In this respect, the author expounds on the structural adjustments of the judicial system to curb terrorism.
Miller, L. (2006).The Terrorist Mind: I. A Psychological and Political Analysis .Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 50: 121.
This article provides information about the political and psychological analysis of the terrorist mind. The major areas covered in terrorism analysis in this article include the originality and history of terrorism in the world. In addition, the author analyses the nature and purpose of terrorism as it evolved between 1970’s through to 2000’s. The author expounds more on the basic interpretation of based on different countries. Additionally, information about various changes in the international demographics of terrorism comes out clearly from the article. These demographics basically cover major international terrorist in the 60’s and 70’s. The author steadily provides analytical survey covering the basic characteristics of terrorists.
Laurence Miller’ article gives elaborate definition of domestic terrorism. In his writing, Miller goes ahead to highlight more information about the sub varieties of domestic terrorism. Major cities affected by domestic bombing have equally been highlighted in the article. Further information contained in the article expounds on suicide terrorism. In connection with suicidal terror, basic definitions and examples have been provided in this article.
The article furthers to provide information concerning leaving terrorism. In this analysis, the author narrates on terrorism lifestyle. In his plea, Miller explains the basic effects of terrorism to the social institutions. The article concludes on stopping of terrorism. This explanation is backed up by major anti- terrorist schemes.