a. Why do terrorists seek to provoke their adversaries into overreacting, especially when such adversaries are often vastly more powerful than themselves? Discuss the logic of this objective from the perspective of violent extremists.
b. Explain the symbolic selection of targets by terrorists. Describe symbols which are most favored by terrorists.
c. Discuss the effectiveness of terrorism within the contexts of the use of the Internet, the broadcast media, and communications technologies. How have communications outlets been exploited by violent extremists? How have these outlets changed the nature of the terrorists’ impact on audiences?