Terrorism and Travel

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Terrorism and Travel

  • Make a concerted effort to relax. Prepare yourself mentally, physically and emotionally for the possibility of a long ordeal.
  • Try to remain inconspicuous, avoid direct eye contact and the appearance of observing your captors actions.
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages. Consume little food and drink.
  • Consciously put yourself in a mode of passive cooperation. Talk normally. Do not complain, avoid belligerency, and comply with all orders and instructions.
  • If questioned, keep your answers short. Don't volunteer information or make unnecessary overtures.
  • Don't try to be a hero, endangering yourself and others.
  • Maintain your sense of personal dignity and gradually increase your requests for personal comforts. Make these requests in a reasonable low-key manner.
  • If you are involved in a lengthier, drawn-out situation, try to establish a rapport with your captors, avoiding political discussions or other confrontational subjects.
  • Establish a daily program of mental and physical activity. Don't be afraid to ask for anyt



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