The writer is a U.S. citizen currently applying for immigration to Canada. On the application is the question: "Have you used, planned or advocated, or been associated with a group that used, uses, advocated or advocates, the use of armed struggle or violence to reach political, religious or social objectives?"
Does being associated with the U.S. count?
The writer understandably chooses to use a pseudonym.
DEFINITION OF TERRORISM
: the systematic use of terror especially as a means of coercion