By William Tucker
Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security
Egypt’s interim Prime Minister Hazem Beblawi said that “Today was a difficult day.” Quite frankly, this has to be the most profound understatement of the day. Though the Egyptian military and police did state that the clearing of the protests sites would happen, the loss of life today is rather high.
Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security
Which of the following best describes a general definition of terrorism?
a) Terrorism is when there is a bombing.
b) Terrorism is mass killing.
c) Terrorism is a war between the US and al Qaeda.
d) Terrorism is an international ideology of extremist Islam.
e) Terrorism is a method of credible, violent, threat and intimidation [of the general population] used to coerce governments for political change.