Terrorism: What motivates people to turn into suicide bombers?

Terrorism: What motivates people to turn into suicide bombers? Research Paper example
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Abstract Suicide bombing is a relatively old phenomenon however it has become significant during recent times. This paper has discussed some of the motivations behind committing suicide attacks as well as how they can be prevented from committing such crimes…

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In order to fulfill curiosity of people, this paper studies 1. Types of people who turn into suicide bombers 2. Various motives which makes bombers to exercise suicide bombing 3. Prevention of suicide bombing. By looking at types of people who turn into suicide bombers, paper concludes that suicide bombers are not the ones with extreme tendency. Also they are well educated that they are able to make right choices. Paper will mainly focus on various motives which makes bombers to exercise suicide bombing. In this paper, motives of suicide bombers are divided into three parts. First of all, there are suicide bombings in sense of retaliation. In this case, suicide bombers’ hatred towards their target mostly comes from bombers’ family members who had been victimized from their target. Secondly, influence of their religious teaching is also a big motive for some suicide bombers. These suicide bombers usually are devoted to their religion, sometimes considered as religious extremists, and believe that their death is a glory of martyrdom. Lastly, depression plays a big role for some people to become a suicide bomber. Characteristic of depression related suicide bombers is that they are not interested in martyrdom which set it apart from religion related suicide bombing. ...
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