Terrorism - the use of violence to produce terror for political or ideological purposes. Terrorism is distinct from war in that it need not be the act of a military force or be directed by a sovereign power. Foreign acts of terrorism may be certified as an insurable loss exposure under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA).
Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) of 2002#
- Federal legislation enacted in 2002 to guarantee the availability of insurance coverage against acts of international terrorism.