This article examines terrorism, arguing that the goal of terrorists is to invoke fear into individuals. The consequences of terrorist attacks in San Bernardino and Paris, among other places, is that the perceptions that terrorism is a threat to national security are high. This work contends that such fears are unwarranted as it is more likely that one dies in a traffic accident than a terrorist attack. Delving into the International Relations literature, this article highlights the current debates about terrorism and threats to security.
"We’re Safer than You Think,"
Global Security Review: Vol. 1
, Article 3.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.fiu.edu/gsr/vol1/iss1/3