Terroristic Activity: International terrorism

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Page 243 - PLO as the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people, and opposed Israel's occupation of Arab lands.
Page 240 - ... 2. In the cases contemplated by the preceding paragraph, any Contracting State in which the aircraft or its passengers or crew are present shall facilitate the continuation of the journey of the passengers and crew as soon as practicable, and shall without delay return the aircraft and its cargo to the persons lawfully entitled to possession.
Page 252 - The 1963 Tokyo Convention on Offenses and Certain Other Acts Committed On Board Aircraft; the 1970 Hague Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft...
Page 243 - Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine; the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine...
Page 240 - September 14, 1963; the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft, signed at the Hague on December 16, 1970; and the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation signed at Montreal on September 23, 1971...
Page 248 - Rights, which affirms that every human being has a right to life, liberty, and "security of person." Yet the violence of international terrorism violates that principle. The issue is not war. The issue is not the strivings of people to achieve self-determination and independence. Rather the issue is - and here I quote from former Secretary of State Rogers before the UN General Assembly - "The issue is whether millions of air travelers can continue to fly in safety each year. It is whether a person...
Page 238 - CIA research study, they showed: • 87 percent probability of actually seizing hostages; • 79 percent chance that all members of the terrorist team would escape punishment or death, whether or not they successfully seized hostages; • 40 percent chance that all or some demands would be met in operations where something more than just safe passage or exit permission was demanded; • 29 percent chance of full compliance with such demands; • 83 percent chance of success where safe passage or...
Page 240 - Aircraft, or if he determines that a foreign nation permits the use of territory under its jurisdiction as a base of operations or training or as a sanctuary for, or in any way arms, aids, or abets, any terrorist organization which knowingly uses the illegal seizure of aircraft or the threat thereof as an instrument of policy...
Page 244 - It is difficult to predict whether there will be an increase or decrease in the number of deaths and injuries due to terrorist attacks.
Page 214 - Tactics vary in each crisis situation, but one consistent factor should be understood by all parties concerned: the US government will not pay ransom to kidnappers. We urge other governments and individuals to adopt the same position, to resist other forms of blackmail, and to apprehend the criminal attackers. I hasten to underline the importance which we attach to human life. We do not...