The threat of terrorism has no borders. No one is safeguarded against the deadly threat that terrorism poses around the world. And as opposed to typical acts of warfare that target military installations, terror is meant to harm and instill fear in civilian populations.

Acts of terrorism have been documented for well over 200 years, but the tactics and rules of engagement are constantly changing. Through suicide bombings, hijackings, biological warfare or hostage situations, terrorists continue to come up with new methods of instilling fear.

Everyday there are terror attacks. Roadside bombings in Iraq and Afghanistan continuously murder soldiers as well as civilians. Attacks on trains, subways and hotels have turned popular tourist destinations into graveyards.

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