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Journal of City and Development. 2019, 1(1), 23-27
DOI: 10.12691/jcd-1-1-4
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Terrorism Will Not Survive in the Realm of New Zealand

Huseyin Ozdeser1, Behiye Cavusoglu1 and Odebola Taiwo James1,

1Economics Department, Near East University, Lefkosa, North Cyprus

Pub. Date: July 23, 2019

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Huseyin Ozdeser, Behiye Cavusoglu and Odebola Taiwo James. Terrorism Will Not Survive in the Realm of New Zealand. Journal of City and Development. 2019; 1(1):23-27. doi: 10.12691/jcd-1-1-4


This work posits that the New Zealand attack, which was actually a terrorist activity as defined, that for an activity to be justified as a terrorist act it must be targeted at a political purpose to reach a large and certain population by inflicting injury or bodily harm at targets. However, this study is to submit that terrorism will not survive in an economy like that of New Zealand, as the nation does not have history of armed conflict, more so, there is an existing regulated political structure and a well-managed public governance. Therefore, existing and secondary data in form of tables and illustrations from reports of Global Terrorism Index, GTI 2015 and 2018 are used to juxtapose the topic and submission, that terrorism will not have a place in the realm of New Zealand. The country does not fall in the category or League of Nations to be infested with terrorism. As much as there were direct costs from the attack in form of loss of lives, the indirect cost will not have any significant impact on the economy of the nation or translate to an ongoing operation of terrorists or terrorism in its globally renowned peaceful realm.

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