War on Terrorism

The War on Terror is a term commonly applied to an international military campaign led by the United States and the United Kingdom with the support of other NATO as well as non-NATO countries. Originally, the campaign was waged against al-Qaeda and other militant organizations with the purpose of eliminating them. The phrase 'War on Terror' was first used by US President George W. Bush and other high-ranking US officials to denote a global military, political, legal and ideological struggle against organizations designated as terrorist and regimes that were accused of having a connection to them or providing them with support or were perceived, or presented as posing a threat to the US and its allies in general. It was typically used with a particular focus on militant Islamists and al-Qaeda. Although the term is not officially used by the administration of US President Barack Obama ...
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Indranil Roy
Indranil Roy and 3 more commented on the discussion by Dev Kashyap
39 mins ago
Dev Kashyap - Welcome to hell: Terrorism kills school children
So! Now we are killing children. In broad day light. If you don't know what I'm talking about then here it is. Around 21 children have been killed after the Taliban decided to attack a military school in Peshawar. Killed for no fault of their own.I more »
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Indranil Roy
Indranil Roy and 7 more commented on the blog by Kripa Parekh
42 mins ago
Kripa Parekh - Living in terror
It's a strange feeling when you can't trust your own specie anymore. It's definitely the most painful isolation possible. And this is where we are or if you are an optimist then it's where we are headed.Day before yesterday when the Talibans thought it was justified to kill all those children because of what has happened to them, I reached home in a jittery state of mind. On the way home, I felt suffocated. Like something's stuck down my throat and I can't breath. I cried a bit sitting in an more »
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