Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Life in our times
Within a single year the world has experienced a 61% increase in terrorist attacks, according to the 2014 edition of The Global Terrorism Index from the Institute for Economics & Peace. Now we are witnessing these evil cowards plowing into innocent people as they walk on sidewalks.
The IEP defines terrorism as "the threatened or actual use of illegal force and violence by a non-state actor to attain a political, economic, religious or social goal through fear, coercion, or intimidation." [Business Insider]
Syria is the least peaceful country as well as the most unstable and now Russia is threatening the United States in its attack on ISIS The U.S. Central command said: “The Coalition’s mission is to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The Coalition does not seek to fight Syrian regime, Russian, or pro-regime forces partnered with them, but will not hesitate to defend Coalition or partner forces from any threat."