mber 11th, 2001 but the roots of it go back a long way in the Seventeenth century and terrorism one way or the other, on perhaps a bigger or a smaller scale was taking place in different parts of the world in the name of religion, sects and creed since then.
‘Terrorism’ has been referred to as ‘Extremism’ a gazillion times and perhaps that definition given to it can be considered because it defines the mindset behind it and the reasons why it is employed. Human life is of no value under the mindset of an individual who has been brainwashed with such intensity that he is convinced to relinquish his own life along with others. Carnage can never be the best vengeance or perhaps a way to prove the dignity of any religion because every religion promotes peace and conservation of Human life in the best way possible. Sometimes it’s even hard to make out what this concept holds for us in reality besides bloodshed and fear; nevertheless what’s worth looking into is the motive of these people who become a part of this horrid world (Linden, 2006).
Terrorism in the most apparent manner has taken place globally in the form of Bomb blasts, which are also categorized into many forms such as suicide bombing and planted bombs with detonators which gives the terrorists an open opportunity to press the button to immense carnage bearing in mind the right time and place while having a particular target. After the horrific attacks that took place in New York, an active response was given back to ‘Terrorism’ in the form of ‘War on terrorism’ led by the United States of America and the purpose of which is to fight back with all the courage and to do whatever it takes to eradicate terrorism and related crimes. Many leading countries are now a part of the ‘War on Terrorism’ in order to face the challenges and primarily to save humanity from such ugly theories and viewpoints becoming reality (Halper & Clarke, 2004).
Terrorism, over the years has been able to affect