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Terrorism has historically been and continues to be a viable form of resistance by actors who are too weak to challenge a perceived threat or enemy. With 9/11, terrorism has apparently “changed,” in that the terrorists who committed the 9/11 attacks targeted the hegemon and brought their own deaths to bear in an effective, offensive manner, in the service of an intuitive strategic insight which is quite simply a sense of the immense fragility of the opponent—a sense that a [unipolar] system which has arrived at its quasiperfection can, by that very token, be ignited by the slightest spark.
National security and universal justice based on denotative statements. “A just practice will have to conform to denotative statements (statements that denote justice) that are themselves true. 20 Terror as signified and signifier is articulated and implemented via denotative statements. Statements tinctured with objectivity thus assume a formative capacity that is beyond question. “The vast machine of political thought that justifies itself, or believes itself to be justified, by what it wants to decree in the realm of practice so that a society be just .
This strategy promotes and consolidates “a new global political and economic order congenial to American state interests . . [and] this . . S. S. S. S. S. state-specific criteria, is posited as being comprised of axiomatic, organic categories such as freedom, peace, democracy, and justice that cannot be challenged. S. ASA is dubbed aberrant and irrational and merits stern, militaristic, and overtly hostile responses premised on objective truth. These changes have far-reaching consequences on the character and conduct of international affairs.