Hypocrisy: The Role Of Terrorism In The United States

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The world today is witnessing hostile terrorist activities at different regions. Terrorist activities are known to disrupt peace at a domestic and international level, it is often seen that number of groups, owing allegiance to some political ideology or some particular religious beliefs, have chosen the path of violence and terror to achieve their objects. These vested interests are rabid fundamentalists or fanatics having no sanctity for life, having no principles or values. They believe in the power of the gun and want to achieve their objects overnight. When an individual thinks about terrorism he thinks about various countries in a state of conflict with The U.S.A. However the underlying issue is much more complicated. In simple terms religious extremism or terrorism begins when people are manipulated, and are forced into believing the superiority of a religion over all others, and also to hate every one having different beliefs and opinions. Terrorists are not entire countries or an entire religion, they are in fact just a group…show more content…
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