What Might Our Future Hold Regarding Terrorism?
It includes the alarm that fails to work, but also the alarm that has gone off so often it has been disconnected. It includes the unalert watchman, but also the one who knows he'll be chewed out by his superior if he gets higher authority out of bed. It includes the contingencies that occur to no one, but also those that everyone assumes somebody else is taking care of.
Police Commissioners and the heads of intelligence agencies should also be involved since they will provide framework for strategic management of counter-terrorism operations United Nations should also participate so that they can create a forum for victim’s voice through dialogue between government and international leadership. The communication between the victims to victim, victim to government and government to government will help counter terrorist recruitment and criminal activities (Crenshaw, 1992). Prevention of the financing terrorist is an important decision so as to deny terrorist the means to commit crimes. However, this implementation set new burden to the banks and financial professions. The existence of anti -money- laundering will help to curb the financing of terrorism. However, the ant-money-laundering has failed in taking into account transfers of money aimed to fund terrorism. The fight to curb financing of terrorism includes anti -money-laundering and specific measures to address the nature of this problem. Lack of transparency on international financial transaction pose a high threat to the effort made to prevent financing of terrorism (Cohen, 1972).
A nation united in its commitment to fundamental values—liberty, courage, self-reliance, sense of community, and mutual respect—cannot be sundered, cannot be conquered.
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