Terrorism Glossary - M
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The use of metal detectors to identify weapons such as knives and guns, as well as mines, has made them a key anti-terrorism and airline safety technology.
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) Analysis
Mitochondrial DNA may be used to identify both terrorists and their victims.
Mujahideen, or "strivers," fought -- and won against--the Soviet Army after their invasion of Afghanistan in 1979.