Essay-Terrorism and world peace SSC CGL Tier 3 I SSC CHSL Tier 2
Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentional violence for political or religious purposes. It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in the context of the war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel).
Since the turn of the millennium, few themes have shaped the global discourse as much as terrorism. As UN security-general Antonio Guterres once said, “Modern-day terrorism is an unprecedented threat to international peace, security, and development.”
The terrorist attacks are more prevalent in underdeveloped and developing countries. The Global terrorism index 2019, which ranked countries of the world according to their terrorist activity, was topped by Afghanistan, and Indian ranked 7th in it. Terrorism is acting as a hurdle in their development and disrupting their internal as well as international peace. Terrorism today is the single biggest challenge to global peace and countries all over the globe are now realizing it. That is why they all unequivocally supported India’s resolve to combat terrorism.