The Role of the Media in the Crusade against Global Terrorism

The Role of the Media in the Crusade against Global Terrorism

In the late 1980’s, terrorism appeared to be on the decline.  However, a new breed of terrorists has emerged, particularly from the Middle East countries, (Arata, 2001:52).  It is important to note that the present – day terrorist threat comes primarily from extremists who have established their own funding networks through traffic in drugs, private-business, independent wealth, charities and local financial support.  Also these terrorists had continued to be as ruthless as ever (Eze, 200:67). Nsidi (2002:61) reported that recent years saw a proliferation of senseless act of terrorism. [Read more…]