flame smoke splinters shards
disrupt singing of the lark
savagery lays bare-
booms of devil’s grin are heard
in the Garden of Iqbal
By Somali K Chakrabarti
What lures young people into terrorism? Can anything be done to prevent people from indulging in violence? Is it ever possible to establish peace in society?
I am sure, such questions must have risen an umpteen number of times in your mind whenever you would have heard or read about violent terrorist attacks. Such attacks are mostly orchestrated by people who are brainwashed by radical organizations to carry out the acts of terror. The indoctrination, and involvement of youth in terrorism is a highly alarming trend that seems to have caught up all over the world from Nigeria, to Kenya, to Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Paris, and lately Pathankot.
The rising threat of terrorism leaves a common thread of concern across the world.