In the 21st century, most of the countries face different kinds of
external and internal problems. But the most devastating problem which the
whole world faces today is "terrorism". In the last two decades
terrorism has become such a big problem that it cannot be solved unless one
delves into its origin.
Use of terror or unpredictable violence against governments, public or
individuals to attain certain objectives is called terrorism. The generally
accepted definition of terrorism is that it is the use of violence against
civilians by sub-national groups for political purposes. It is a contentious
description, because it has gained a high emotional charge. It is one of the
major reasons of violations of human rights. The twentieth century witnessed
great changes in the use of practice of terrorism. Terrorism has no sanction in
the religion, morality or international law. Terrorism as now a day has assumed
global proportions sparing no country and no people.
In this call –in show questions were asked about the causes and impacts
of terrorism around the world which seem still not in the decrease and our
panelists tried to analyze the reasons and the remedies for it.
Our panelists included Dr Dipankar Sinha, Professor of Political Science
Kolkata University and Dr Jalal Alamgir, Assistant
Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts, Boston,
specializing on the inter-relationships between globalization and