Over the last 50 years or so, the United States has seen several, unique domestic terrorist organizations. In this group project assignment, you have the opportunity to dig into the background of one of these organizations and analyze what makes it unique. Different organizations have formed for different reasons. They have different methods for recruiting new members, different attack patterns, and have been dealt with differently by law enforcement agencies.
Your instructor has assigned you a Domestic Terrorist Organization from one of the following:
Animal Liberation Front
Earth Liberation Front
Klu Klux Klan
Black Liberation Army
You are required to write a 5-7 page paper in APA format that answers the following questions:
Why/how did this organization come into existence?
Is this organization uniquely “American,” or does it have international analogs?
How does/did this organization recruit or gain members?
Why did they select the type of attacks and the targets they chose?
Provide an example of an attack by this organization.
What was the most effective tactic by law enforcement for combatting this organization?
Did the organization accomplish their goal/s, and what happened to the organization?