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Terrorism was an illegal act of violence, or several acts of violence, to force change and to frighten the average person. This was usually committed by an individual or a group. A person who committed terrorist acts was known as a terrorist.
In 2365, an overthrown Tzenkethi tzelnira named Zir'kemth attempted to retake control of the Tzenkethi Coalition by blaming Starfleet for terrorist attacks on several Tzenkethi member worlds. (Star Trek: The Prospect Chronicles: "Mass Extinction")
In 2366, terrorist Yaghim Thau used antimatter torpedoes to orbitally bombard a Federation colony. One was left undetonated to lure the USS Prospect (NCC-60056) to Bniikii. (Star Trek: The Prospect Chronicles: "What a Difference a Day Makes") This was a start of a streak of terrorist attacks Thau committed against the Federation and Cardassian Union. (Star Trek: The Prospect Chronicles: "What a Difference a Day Makes", "Stress Fractures", "The Forbidden", "Parting", "Love Song", "Ekar", "One Step Forward, Two Steps Back", "Children of the Revolution")