As a result of the recent Boston Marathon bombing, the worst attack on American soil since the disaster of 11 September 2001, the term “global terrorism” is once again being talked about in the international arena. Several world leaders have used this term and in so doing have helped to form global public opinion. But the real cause for the spread of terrorism remains unknown along with the reasons why governments seem unable to put an end to this global scourge.
The spread of terrorism
The morphing concept of terrorism
Liquidating leaders will not be helpful in eliminating terrorist groups. This will only result in the emergence of leaders from the second and third ranks of the groupHassan Tahsin