1. Do you believe the media should be censored to protect Homeland Security? Explain1
2. According to Michael Sheehan, former deputy commissioner of counterterrorism for the New York City Police Department, the most effective counterinsurgency strategy is one that delegitimizes the enemy and organizes public support around your cause. The French lost domestic and international support once word leaked out that their troops were torturing captured FLN fighters. Should the public support torture in times of war?
3. Note that Algerian women were involved in the struggle for Algeria’s independence and played an active role in political protests and armed attacks. What advantages (tactical, propaganda, etc) are there for terrorist groups who incorporate women in their ranks?