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Essay War Against Terrorism In Pakistan 120 Words Giant

Terrorism is such a hot topic today that everyone discusses about it and considers it as a major threat to the social, political and economic stability of a country. Many preventive measures are taken by the countries at large to uproot terrorism from the world and establish peace globally. But it is not so easy to accomplish; yet certainly not impossible. Given the many cases of terror attacks in our society, many institutions organize discussions and speech giving ceremonies with a view to actively engage the youth of our country. So if you have any such assignment, you can look up our comprehensive and lucid collection of speeches which may make your task easier. Having a collection of both short speech on terrorism and long speech on terrorism, you can use any of them as a reference point and prepare an effective terrorism speech.

Speech on Terrorism

Terrorism Speech – 1

Hon’ble Principal, Vice Principal, Respected Fellow Teachers and My Dear Students – I welcome you all to our school seminar hall. First of all, let me wish warm greetings to everyone present here!

Just like always, we have again assembled to discuss and exchange our thought process on the most pertinent issues that concern us and our country at large. And today, we are going to discuss yet another burning issue from which the whole world is suffering, i.e. Terrorism. Since I feel so strongly about this subject; I have chosen this topic in order to raise awareness of my students and make them realize in what ways it has affected the world. Though my personal opinion is not different from the rest of the world, I would still like to share it with you all and say that terrorism has caused a major havoc on our planet and unsettled the lives of everybody. It is owing to the growing terrorist attacks that many brave soldiers and countless innocent people are losing their lives; the world’s economy has suffered a serious breakdown and most important of all it has created a fear in everyone’s heart that their lives are not safe anywhere.

If you reverse the clock time, you will realize that the history is replete with the horrifying incidents of terrorist attacks. We can never sleep carefree at night, cannot walk freely on streets because in some way or the other we live under a constant threat of attack that hovers around and mainly because of the growing terrorist attacks and cases of murder. This is the reason we are often being told by our loved ones to avoid being at crowded places, especially during the festive seasons. Terrorism is that activity, which is purposely carried out by a group of men or several terrorist organizations to generate fear or panic amongst the masses with the sole aim to cause damage to their lives and property. It is such a hideous exercise to unsettle people’s peaceful lives and destroy their families.

The wound of Mumbai Terrorist Attack, i.e. 26/11 is still not healed and the world is witnessing an alarming rate of increase in such activities: from Pakistan bomb attacks to terrorist attacks on Mumbai Taj Hotel, from the Twin tower attack in America to bombings in London. These heinous activities are carried out by the terrorist groups without any fear in their hearts.

Unfortunately, people like us become terrorists, whose minds are brainwashed by the terrorist organizations (belonging to such places as Afghanistan, Iraq and Taliban), to that extent that they are even willing to become suicide bombers and become appalling examples of human weapon to be used by the terrorist groups.

The aim of these terrorist activities is to wear down the social, economical and political machinery of our country or other countries in the world. As per the statistics revealed to the public, the country US spends nearly $5 million every year in order to combat terrorism. In fact, our country is also showing an active participation to uproot this issue; through an alliance called POTA, which is formed by our Indian government to deal with this growing threat.

So let’s take a pledge together that we will put every bit of our efforts to stop these heinous activities of crime and murder and strengthen our country by enlightening the people and raising their consciousness towards it.

Thank You!

Terrorism Speech – 2

Warm Greetings to the Hon’ble Chairman of ABC Social Activist Group, Committee Members and Dear Audience!

I welcome you all to the 26th Annual Discussion Program organized to raise consciousness of the people towards the sensitive issues that our country is grappling with. And since the news of terror attacks and bomb blasts always remain in the news highlights, I considered to take up this topic for today’s discussion and analysis.

Even though the cases of criminal violence and war threats have been making rounds since the time of human existence; the whole idea of terrorism shrouded in a form of political brutality traces its roots in le terreur, i.e. the revolution in France. In the beginning, a word to define the callous attitude of a revolutionary government regime (where around forty thousand people were beheaded) during the late 19th century was referred to as the act of “terrorism” implying almost solely to the anti-government group violence, like the Russian Narodnaya Volya, i.e. “Will of the People”. It is since then that the designation of terrorist groups or their actions has differed with the changing political aims and assumptions.

There are many questions that are raised on terrorism, such as how terrorism facilitates the disruption of a national political system or its social institutions? In what way terrorism act as a catalyst for a rapid social change? Then, in what manner can terrorism define the social correlation between a frustrated minority and the ruling political group, or between a deprived group and one that enjoys a complete monopoly by employing force? A comprehensive sociological view on terrorism is only possible through the discussion of political events that unfold on a large scale, not only in terms of cumulative numerical statements, but also by examining its impact on the society.

There is no reason to deny that terrorism demobilizes and discourages populations and creates ruptures in a society even though in a striking contrast it also works as an integrative mechanism in bringing people together for a common goal. Terrorism creates chaos in a society and disrupts the law and order of a state or a country, i.e. kidnapping or killing of people from one sect by another sect on religious grounds or owing to the sub-cultural distinctions. However, no act of terrorism can ever be a method for speeding up the historical changes or a ploy for achieving any goals.

A recent terrorist attack that took place was on July 11, 2017. It was an attack on Amarnath Yatra in Anantnag where seven casualties were recorded and more than 19 people got severely wounded. Another incident that preceded it was the 2017 Bhopal-Ujjain bombing terror attack on a passenger train that occurred on 7th March. The bombing incident unfolded at Jabri Railway Station in the district of Shajapur, Madhya Pradesh, wounding 10 travelers.

Even though sociologically terrorists may not be able of toppling up the social order; however they do create ruptures within that order and weaken the administrative capacity of the officials as well as the ruling elite.

It is, therefore, not right to encourage or shelter the anti-social elements in our society and we all should become a little more pro-active in terms of keeping a close watch on our surroundings and reporting things to police if we observe anything suspicious. This is all I have to say!

Thank You!

Terrorism Speech – 3

Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen!

Before this event begins, I would like to thank all the people for gathering here and take this opportunity to say a few words on terrorism. As we all know that today this event is organized in this area to spread awareness about terrorism amongst people. It has become very important for people to understand what is terrorism actually?

Terrorism could be defined simply as it is an unlawful act that is to create violence among people. Now-a-days fear of terrorism is spreading rapidly all over the world. Terrorists spread terrorism on the name of religion and people are living in a fear of losing lives of their loved ones, especially those who are living in vulnerable places. There are many terrorists groups such as ISIS, AL-QUAEDA, etc. Directly or indirectly, whole world is getting affected by the spread of terrorism. Terrorist activities take place due to political, religious, personal and ideological gains. As the whole world is suffering from this problem called terrorism, thus it could be solved internationally. Only one or few countries are not responsible for it.

India had faced many problems as a nation in her entire history and terrorism is a biggest of them. There are many instances where the country had gone through the fear of terrorism and the most obscene attack was on the Taj Hotel which had left an awful impact on a whole country. The country had faced a huge loss of lives and had gone through economical crises during this attack. These kinds of attacks exercised by those terrorists are for their political and other unjustified gains. They do unjustified killings for their unjustified demands. These attacks aimed to demobilize people and make the whole country suffer in various aspects.

Many people from our own country are in the support of these terrorist attacks and they think that what these terrorists are doing to their own country is justified and this is meriting shame for us. All these attacks exercised to create hoax among people. Recently, terrorists attacked pilgrims in South Kashmir’s Anantnag due to which seven of those pilgrims were killed including five women and 12 got injured. Is it still justified to kill those innocent people? No religion says to kill people, but they are only people who do killings on the name of religion. Thus, India is spending a lot of money on country’s security every year to stop attacks done on the nation and to fight against terrorism, but these groups of terrorists are so highly trained that they still manage to secretly enter in our country. Our country may not be the safest country, but it has the latest technological security devises to fight against these terrorists groups.

The world can overcome this dangerous problem only when the awareness among people will increase and when the countries will come together to solve this problem with unity.

On this note, I would like to end my speech and extend special thanks to all of you for joining us today and for making this event such a success.


 

Terrorism Speech – 4

Respected principal, Respected Teachers and My Dear Friends!

As we all know that today this event is organized in this auditorium to spread knowledge about terrorism amongst young generations and as a head girl I would like to take this opportunity to say few words on terrorism. As we all are cognizant of today’s biggest problem of the entire world and thus it is very important to understand that what is terrorism and why is terrorism? To use unlawful violence against people or property to achieve political objectives is called terrorism. The spread of terrorism is for their political and personal gains.

We all know that our country had gone through many internal and external threats in the history, but terrorists had disseminated its roots all over the country that it has become very difficult to counter it. It has its huge impact, especially on our country’s youth. Many children, especially from Islam community are getting trapped in their net of violence. Our country is getting victimized many times by those terrorists and hence there are many examples of their attacks. Recently, there were two such cases in 2017. First, on March 7, 2017 terrorists had attacked Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train with bombs. The bombing occurred at Jabri Railway Station of Shajapur district of Madhya Pradesh in which 10 passengers got injured. Secondly, on July 11, 2017 terrorists attacked Amarnath Yatra in Anantnag of Jammu and Kashmir. In this attack seven pilgrims were dead and six pilgrims got injured. These killings of innocent people are totally unjustified and such attacks are completely unlawful.

Due to these attacks our country had suffered from huge loss of lives and economical instability. Although, these attacks were mostly occur under the northern-western region of the country. The most effected state of our country is Jammu and Kashmir. The people living in this state are still living under fear of these terrorists’ attacks. But these days terrorists are striving to spread their roots deep down in this whole country as well as in the whole world.

Not only we, but the whole world is suffering due to these terrorists groups. Many countries like Iraq and Iran got trapped almost fully under these groups. The people living in these countries are still fighting for their freedom. Terrorism is a cause of different ideologies and religions of people. Religion varies from place to place on this earth and due to this when two different people of different religion meet; it causes a clash of different ideologies. We all have to understand that every person has its own way of thinking and set of beliefs.

Thus, terrorism is not only a specific country’s problem and this whole world wants to get rid of the terrorism. It is absolutely impossible for one country to solve the problem of terrorism. It is an international problem and thus action should be taken internationally by every country.

On this note I would like to conclude my speech and you may have your snacks now.

I wish you all a great day ahead!

 

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Terrorism in Pakistan has become a major and highly destructive phenomenon in recent years. The annual death toll from terrorist attacks has risen from 164 in 2003 to 3318 in 2009,[1][2][3] with a total of 35,000 Pakistanis killed between 11 September 2001 and May 2011.[4] According to the government of Pakistan, the direct and indirect economic costs of terrorism from 2000–2010 total $68 billion.[5]PresidentAsif Ali Zardari, along with former President ex-Pakistan Army head Pervez Musharraf, have admitted that terrorist outfits were "deliberately created and nurtured" by past governments "as a policy to achieve some short-term tactical objectives" The trend began with Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq's controversial "Islamization" policies of the 1980s, under which conflicts were started against Soviet involvement in Afghanistan. Zia's tenure as president saw Pakistan's involvement in the Soviet-Afghan War, which led to a greater influx of ideologically driven Muslims (mujahideen) to the tribal areas and increased availability of guns such as the AK-47 and drugs from the Golden Crescent.

The state and its Inter-Services Intelligence, in alliance with the CIA and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, encouraged the "mujahideen" to fight a proxy war against Soviet forces present in Afghanistan. Most of the mujahideen were never disarmed after the war ended in Afghanistan.

From the summer of 2007 until late 2009, more than 1,500 people were killed in suicide and other attacks on civilians[6] for reasons attributed to a number of causes – sectarian violence between Sunni and Shia Muslims; easy availability of guns and explosives; the existence of a "Kalashnikov culture"; an influx of ideologically driven Muslims based in or near Pakistan, who originated from various nations around the world and the subsequent war against the pro-Soviet Afghans in the 1980s which blew back into Pakistan; the presence of Islamist insurgent groups and forces such as the Taliban and Lashkar-e-Taiba. Pakistan is the 10th most dangerous country by criminality index.[7].

List of terrorist incidents since 2001[edit]

Main article: List of terrorist incidents in Pakistan since 2001

Causes[edit]

See also: Pakistan and state terrorism

Terrorism in Pakistan originated with supporting the Soviet war in Afghanistan, and the subsequent civil war that continued for at least a decade. The conflict brought numerous fighters from all over the world to South Asia in the name of jihad. The mujahideen fighters were trained by Pakistan's military, American CIA and other western intelligence agencies who carried out insurgent activities inside Afghanistan well after the war officially ended.

Former Pakistan's army chief, Gen Raheel shareef accused longtime regional rival India, ill-focused on Pakistan, of seeking to undermine his country's $46 billion Gawader project to build an economic corridor to transport goods from China's western regions through Pakistan. Though, it is not uncommon for Pakistan and India to accuse one another on all troublesome issues. [8]

Imposition of martial law in 1958, Pakistan's political situation suddenly changed and thereafter saw dictatorship type behaviour at different levels appearing in the civil service, the army and political forces or Zamindars (landlords created by the British) who claimed power, probably because the British originally did not consider Pakistan an independent state, yet did not want to intervene; this trend continued into the 21st century, when finally, the US persuaded General Pervez Musharraf to hold elections. Other causes, such as political rivalry and business disputes, also took their toll. It was estimated in 2005 that more than 4,000 people had died in Pakistan in the preceding 25 years due to sectarian strife.[9]

War on terrorism[edit]

Main article: War in North-West Pakistan

The post-9/11 War on Terrorism in Pakistan has had two principal elements: the government's battle with jihad groups banned after the attacks in New York, and the U.S. pursuit of Al-Qaeda, usually (but not always) in co-operation with Pakistani forces. Also, a major cause of terrorism is religious extremism while so-called mullahs and movies inject in mind of innocent people and also the policies of Gen. Musharaf i.e. Lal masjid, murder of Akbar bughti are also some major causes of terrorism in Pakistan In 2004, the Pakistani army launched a pursuit of Al-Qaeda members in the mountainous area of Waziristan on the Afghan border, although sceptics question the sincerity of this pursuit. Clashes there erupted into a low-level conflict with Islamic militants and local tribesmen, sparking the Waziristan War. A short-lived truce known as the Waziristan accord was brokered in September 2006, This truce was broken by Taliban. They misinterpreted the conditions of the truce that led to the annoyance of Pakistani government and armed forces that launched a military operation known as operation "Raha-e-Rast" against Taliban in order to clear the area of Taliban.

In 2012 Pakistani leadership sat down to sought out solutions for dealing with the menace of terrorism and in 2013 political parties unanimously reached a resolution on Monday 9 September 2013 at the All Parties Conference (APC), stating that negotiation with the militants should be pursued as their first option to counter-terrorism.[10]

However, all attempts of bringing the militants to table seemed to fail while terrorist attacks continued. In late 2013, therefore, the political leadership in Pakistan gave a green signal to a military operation against terrorists which was named Operation Zarb-e-Azb. Operation Zarb-e-Azb is a joint military offensive being conducted by Pakistan Armed Forces against various militant groups, including the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Jundallah, al-Qaeda, the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) and the Haqqani network.[11][citation needed] The operation was launched by the Pakistan Armed Forces on 15 June 2014 in North Waziristan (part of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas along the Afghan border) as a renewed effort against militancy in the wake of the 8 June attack on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, for which the TTP and the IMU claimed responsibility.[12][citation needed] Part of the ongoing war in North-West Pakistan, up to 30,000 Pakistani soldiers are involved in Zarb-e-Azb, described as a "comprehensive operation" to flush out all foreign and local militants hiding in North Waziristan.[13][citation needed] The operation has received widespread support from the Pakistani political, defence and civilian sectors.

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Hassan Abbas. Pakistan's Drift Into Extremism: Allah, The Army, And America's War On Terror, M.E. Sharpe, 2004. ISBN 0-7656-1497-9
  • Zahid Hussain. Frontline Pakistan: The Struggle with Militant Islam, New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. ISBN 0-231-14224-2

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