ter26Raagini Shekher Sharma
(RIEAS Senior Analyst)

Copyright: @ 2022 Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 26 June 2022

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

Terrorism – An Undefined Threat

The strategies, tactics and the modus operandi of the terrorists keep on changing firstly, to align these to the aims of the terrorist organizations and secondly, dependent upon the counter strategies of the established authorities and security forces and lastly, on the response pattern of the target population. However, the primary purpose of terrorism remains the same that is cause fear and panic and shock the target population. Sheer violence, the randomness of terror acts and uncertainty add to the fear and shock quotient. Ambush, sniper fire, car bombs, stone pelting, and human bombs, are a few of the several ways used by terrorists. Suicide attacks have gained ascendancy over the last two decades. ... Read more

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