Terrorism

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That is terrorism? Terrorism can be defined as the use of threat or violence with a view to creating fear or panic in a society, to attacking or dethroning a government and bringing about political change. It is also defined as the use of the method or terror for achieving political objectives. Terrorism may be of various kinds. It may be state terrorism or terrorism by different political parties, organisations, groups or individuals. It may be overt or covert.

Nowadays terrorism has spread out very rapidly throughout the world. The peace of the world is at stake because of terrorism it generally flourishes is undemocratic societies. The present phase of international terrorism  has been the outcome of prolonged oppression and injustices to many communities and even nations by the ruling classes and governments in many countries. Military means could only suppress terrorism for sometime but cannot root out the basic problems which give rise to it. Democratic states could solve the problems of terrorism by solving the problems of government and solving the problems of the peoples.

The world rejects and condemns all those who use the instrumentalities of terror, whatever their proclaimed ideologies and goals. The United Nations Declaration of Measures to Eliminate Terrorism condemns “ All acts, methods and practices of terrorism as criminal and unjustifiable whatever the considerations of a political, philosophical, ideological, racial, ethnic, religious or other nature that may be invoked to justify them. “ The world leaders should do all to curb terrorism and make this world happier place and peaceful abode for mankind.

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Summary : The peace of the world is at stake because of wide spread terrorism. It has mainly resulted from oppressions and injustices. Religion is sometimes used by terrorism. Although military can suppress terrorism, it is very difficult to uproot it. The world and its people want to get rid of terrorism . The world leaders should come forward to eradicate terrorism so as to make the world a better place to live in.

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