Sabotage: Hostile Act, Desperate People
10 Oct 2004
Few countries are immune to the ravages of politically-motivated violence, whether from terrorism, insurgency, criminal activities, ethnically-related instability, or sheer hatred. Historically, groups with hostility towards a government or the private sector have resorted to sabotage of oil facilities and pipelines in an effort to disrupt production, affect the economy, and destroy infrastructure. What motivates people to undertake such tactics varies.