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Originally posted by stevegmu
If terrorism is a hoax used to unite Americans, why is America more divided than ever? Half want more troops in Afghanistan, half want them to come home. How is the threat of terrorism uniting America?
Main Entry: ter·ror·ism
1 : the unlawful use or threat of violence esp. against the state or the public as a politically motivated means of attack or coercion
2 : violent and intimidating gang activity terrorism> ter·ror·ist /-ist/ adj or noun —ter·ror·is·tic /"ter-&r-'is-tik/ adjective
—Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law, © 1996 Merriam-Webster, Inc.