Terrorism is a form of asymmetrical warfare. Terrorists employ a variety of tactics to threaten and intimidate a group or society. Technology is an important force multiplier which may allow them engage in cost-effective actions frequently directed at economic targets. As a means of economic warfare, terrorism can disrupt, demoralize and severely diminish the ability of a group to counter the threat of a terrorist group. It is America's risky business.
Bates, Rodger A. and LaBrecque, Bryan
"Terrorism as Economic Warfare: America's Risky Business,"
The Journal of Public and Professional Sociology: Vol. 11
, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/jpps/vol11/iss1/5