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 ...
WOW ! The mastermind of the deadly 26/11 attacks on Mumbai is NOT a terrorist according to Pakistan. Hafiz Saeed, who has built up so much anger for Indians, is being termed as a 'normal citizen of Pakistan' by Pakistan's high commissioner. Isn't more »
I may be in the thick of cricket, playing for my country but the Mumbai terror attacks have deeply affected me. That's why I want to start my blog talking about this. I was in Bhubhneshwar playing cricket with the English team when I heard the news. I was so disturbed that I did not step out of the room for a long time. Glued to the television set, my mind would raise several questions, ranging from our vulnerability to the futility of things around us. Thinking about it deeply, what we are c more »