terrorist groups could certainly use those weapons in an attempt to shoot down an airliner.
Screw the terrorist Financing Tracking Program and other post 9/11 attempts to disrupt the flow of money to the bad guys.
One came when Palin, a woman who hosted giant campaign events where supporters shouted “terrorist!”
in the modern sense, 1944, especially in reference to Jewish tactics against the British in Palestine -- earlier it was used of extremist revolutionaries in Russia (1866); and Jacobins during the French Revolution (1795) -- from French terroriste; see terror + -ist (also cf. terrorism). The tendency of one party's terrorist to be another's guerilla or freedom fighter was noted in reference to the British action in Cyprus (1956) and the war in Rhodesia (1973). The word terrorist has been applied, at least retroactively, to the Maquis resistance in occupied France in World War II (e.g. in the "Spectator," Oct. 20, 1979).