Terrorism in the Post-WWII Era


FBI Terrorism: A Retrospective

Did anything surprise you about the FBI report?

What do the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and the Oklahoma City bombing have in common?

What were the three kinds of domestic terrorists threats US faced by late 1990s and what issues or concerns explains them?

What were the three kinds of international terrorist categories and how do they differ?

What are the key trends in terrorism the FBI noted in its report?


McAlister, “A Cultural History of the War without End”

Why did the Munich Olympic event have such an impact on the America public?

How did the Vietnam War shape or affect Americans’ view of the Munich terrorist event?

How did the Israeli successful raid at Entebbe change American views of terrorism?
How did TV coverage of the 444-day Iran Hostage Crisis affect American attitudes about terrorism?

How did Americans’ view change in the 1980s?

What common themes did films of the 1980s that dealt with terrorism share?

What does the different success of Collateral Damage and Black Hawk Down tell us?