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Your neighbor is arrested for sharing military information that he feels demonstrates illegal and unethical actions by the United States against Russia. What are his actions considered?
A person who commits a political crime is most likely to do so because _______.
he or she believes that the actions of others is fundamentally unfair
Robert Hansenn, the Former FBI agent convicted of sharing U.S. secrets with Russia, was guilty of _________.
If a suspect robs a bank and in the process accidentally sets off a bomb that destroys the building, he would be charged with _________.
If you and a group of like-minded individuals formed a band of criminals and tried to take over city hall, you would likely be classified as a(n) ______________ group.
If the FBI attempted to monitor citizens' emails without a warrant or consent, they would be committing which political crime?
illegal domestic surveillance
What type of terrorism occurs when a group attempts to eliminate religious diversity through violence?
What is a distinguishing feature of political criminals when compared to traditional offenders?
they often have ideological reasons for committing political crimes.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was allegedly involved in a scandal, involving the construction of a bridge and a manufactured traffic jam, and blaming rival politicians for the subsequent delays. If convicted, he would have been guilty of ____________.
state political crime
You are a police officer who has arrested a suspect who knows the location of a "dirty" nuclear bomb set to go off in your city. If your supervisor approves the use of torture on this suspect, it would be based on ____________.
the ticking time bomb scenario
What theory or view argues that terrorism is motivated by feelings of social isolationism?
Compared to other terrorists, lone wolf terrorists tend to be _________.
more prone to mental illness
How many meanings does the term jihad have?
Between 1993 and 2016, there were 109 terror plots against the United States. Most of the perpetrators were ____________.
American citizens or residents
What person serves as the principal intelligence adviser to the U.S. President on matters relating to terrorism?
director of national intelligence
You are a federal agent who has reason to believe that your college professor is involved in terrorism. You are able to monitor his internet service and install a wiretap without a warrant under what federal law?
US Patriot Act
Which of the following is not an area covered by the Department of Homeland Security?
taxes and revenue
Terrorist groups are ________.
always going to target failed states
Left-wing domestic terrorist groups are more likely to attempt to protect ________.
According to officials, right-wing domestic terrorist groups are more likely to ____________.
organize along military lines and stockpile weapons
The Economic Espionage Act of 1996 is designed to _____________.
criminalize the theft of trade secrets
What is the only crime mentioned in the US Constitution?
If President Trump is found to have conspired with Russia to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, he may be charged with __________________. __________.
conspiracy to commit election fraud
Which of the following is not a form of election fraud?
In Arabic, al-Qaeda literally means ___________.
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