T Nation

Protesting Now Considered Low Level Terrorism



The training introduction reads:

â??Anti-terrorism (AT) and Force Protection (FP) are two facets of the Department of Defense (DoD) Mission Assurance Program. It is DoD policy, as found in DoD I 2000.16, that the DoD Components and the DoD elements and personnel shall be protected from terrorist acts through a high priority, comprehensive, AT program. The DoDâ??s AT program shall be all encompassing using an integrated systems approach.â??

The first question of the Terrorism Threat Factors, â??Knowledge Check 1â?³ section reads:

Which of the following is an example of low-level terrorism activity?

Select the correct answer and then click Check Your Answer.

Attacking the Pentagon
Hate crimes against racial groups
In order to proceed, users must give the â??correctâ?? answer as â??Protestsâ??.

According to the document, all DoD personnel are required to complete the course on a yearly basis.