Counter Terrorism: Definition, Measures & Strategy


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Counter terrorism measures are most effective when they are what?

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1. What do terrorist groups NOT have that makes them difficult to fight?

2. Counter terrorism combat does not generally involve what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out what you know about counter terrorism with this quiz/worksheet. Answer questions on key topics like the way counter terrorism works most efficiently and the reason why defeating terrorist groups is a challenge.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be responsible for the following:

  • Effective ways of fighting terrorism
  • Ways of stopping terrorism
  • Role of U.S. intelligence designated for counter terrorism

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the best way to stop terrorism and why terrorist groups are difficult to completely defeat
  • Making connections - use your understanding of counter terrorism and how it's connected to U.S. intelligence
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding effective ways of combating terrorism

Additional Learning

To learn more about the tactics associated with stopping terrorism, review the lesson named Counter Terrorism: Definition, Measures & Strategy. Follow along via these bullet points:

  • Definition of terrorism
  • Intelligence and its importance to counter terrorism
  • Military responses to the terrorist attacks on 9/11