Tackling the threat of global terror by Iyoha Darlington


This undated image made from a video released by Islamic State militants, Sunday, April 19, 2015, appears to show the killing of a group of captured Ethiopian Christians in LibyaPHOTO: AP
There have been terror attacks here and there which are still ongoing. Is there any country on earth that has never experienced any terror-linked attack? I doubt! These attacks have always resulted in a monumental loss of human lives and property.
Governments the world over are increasingly becoming helpless and frustrated as to the mechanism they can employ to stand toe-to-toe with these vermin whose only language the world understands is destruction to advance or propagate their retrogressive ideologies. Be that as it may, we must first identify the root of terrorism to enable us know how to effectively tackle the menace.
Since the destruction of the twin towers in New York, USA, concerted efforts have been made to investigate the cause of that ill-conceived attack on the World Trade Centre by the George Bush administration. President Obama has also not relented in his effort in this regard. This has led to beefing up security within the United States and extending the same beyond their territorial borders. America, without doubt, stands out today as the most advanced nation on earth and in that capacity has employed all means to ensure that the bitter experience of 9/11 is never relived throughout the length and breath of the world’s most powerful country. It is a thousand pities that there is no battlefield solution to terrorism, America in her military skill, dominance and prowess in war which is second to none would have long rooted out terrorism from their land and export same to the rest of the world in her resolute pursuit of global peace and security.
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Source:: PM Newspaper