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Can we ever beat terrorism?

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Can we ever beat terrorism? Now there's an easy question, with an easy though not very illuminating answer, which is: it all depends on what you mean by "beat". If "beat" is taken to mean "eliminate" or "eradicate", then the answer is a simple "no". Terrorism is not an "ism" in the ... Read review

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Carry on regardless

AdvantagesLow-key response reduces future threat but is politically difficult

DisadvantagesOver-reaction plays into terrorists' hands but is politically tempting

"Can we ever beat terrorism? Now there's an easy question, with an easy though not very illuminating answer, which is: it all depends on what you mean by "beat". If "beat" is taken to mean "eliminate" or "eradicate", then the answer is a simple "no". Terrorism is not an "ism" in the sense of a political or religious ideology. It is just a means, used by ruthless and usually fanatical people, to further their ends. We are no more likely to eradicate ..." Read review
22.07.2005

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Terrorism is as old as the hills

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Disadvantagesinnocent people dying

"...show the terrorist that fear can not take control of the globe. It is a sad thought to know that our lives can be so dramatically changed by the hateful acts of another but we just have to live our lives as best we can. Anyway, terrorism will always be a part of some ones life somewhere around the world… regardless of how hard certain 'big nations' try to put a stop to it. The simple truth is that terrorists are committed to there cause… be it ..." Read review
03.09.2007

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Community Level 7Elffriend

Elffriend

I'm Proud to be British Today.

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Disadvantagesmany.

"...world countries from poverty. It can be no coincidence that on this auspicious occasion certain people have struck where it counts most, not at the summit but in the heart of London and to ordinary people going about their days' work. The aims of terrorists are to terrify ordinary people not to strike at our leaders who have adequate protection. I have been watching the television all day and I'm inspired and heartened by the resilience of the British ..." Read review
07.07.2005

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kam76

Reflections on days of terror UPDATED AGAIN 22/7

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"...posed by this thread - Can we ever beat terrorism? I remember when watching the events of September 11 unfold how I wondered how I would react to a similar situation. The terrorist attack on that day had occurred in the very early hours of the morning Australian time, and I arrived at work not knowing what had happened. The rest of the day was spent watching CNN on our firm's television and having their website up on my computer. No work was done. ..." Read review
08.07.2005

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Community Level 2atbbiz

atbbiz

Fight against Terrorism- We have just begun

AdvantagesPEACEFUL WORLD

DisadvantagesHard to Acheive

"...since Man discovered that he can kill another person, killing has never stopped. The number Humans dying of natural causes like old age, illness, calamities etc has been significantly defeated by the number of people killed by other people. The natural calamities since the Boxing day tsunami till the recent tragic and sad earthquake in Pakistan and India, have killed fewer people than the number of people killed by wars, bombs and assasinations, many ..." Read review
02.11.2005

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