Identifying gaps in research

500 word discussion Post

Please share your research question with your classmates (attached). How did you identify a gap in the current research and how will your thesis fill that gap? Refining your research question will provide a solid foundation from which to conduct your research. Please provide constructive feedback to your classmates in your responses to their posts.

Instructions: Fully utilize the materials that have been provided to you in order to support your response. Your initial post should be at least 500 words. Please respond to at least two other students.

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Terrorism has been prioritized as a major security threat in the United States following the past events of terrorist attacks. The government has taken several measures to prevent the occurrence of terrorism. For example, homeland security was created after the 9/11 attacks to ensure that such attacks will not happen again. The current research “How Terrorism Has Formed the Fabric of The United States” by Mark D. Velasquez, has focused on finding out the effects that terrorism has brought to the development of the United States (Velasquez, 2020). The research question of the research is guiding the researcher to find out what has been done to combat terrorism in the United States. (625 words)