— See pundit.terrorism (terrorist)
— Terrorist does not imply a person or group from the Middle East or any belief in Islam; when used without a word to describe the kind terrorism, it is used incorrectly; terrorism is a philosophy for change, usually political, enacted by methods involving violence and fear.two-party system
— The U.S. has a two party system; elections are dominated by the two major parties; globally, many countries have multiple-party systems where three or more parties, typically representing more specific agendas, are recognized; in multi-party systems, the parties often form coalitions in order to achieve majorities.United Nations
— The UN is government body comprised of most of the independent states in the world; formed after World War II, the group's stated mission is to prevent war and disease, and to promote international law, human rights and living standards; possibly, they could shorten it to 'peace on earth'; the group's authority and power are heavily dependent on its members participating, so when they do not, the UN loses a lot of ability to control and influence - especially the member who isn't participating or cooperating. (Official Web site of the United Nations
— Monitoring phone or Internet communication by a third party, usually in secret; relevant because of continued controversy over accusations that the U.S. government did so illegally; the debate focused on Constitutional protections, the powers of the office of president, and the Patriot Act.