In early 2013, I was detained by the police cell of an airport “somewhere” for 13 hours. Although my name was not in their “wanted” list, authorities informed me that my surname bears great similarity to someone wanted. Of course all my attempts to prove that I am not the person they were looking for failed. After all, the wanted man was classified as “terrorist."
With the threat posed by terrorism, one wonders why one single international database of terrorists haven’t been made and why more intelligence is not being shared to tackle the challengeRaed Omari