Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas – linkages of organized crime with terrorism.
5. The human rights agenda in the world is facing a major challenge from terrorism, in this context discuss the challenges posed by Terrorism and suggest steps to be taken by the world countries to combat the menace. (250 words)
Reference: The Hindu
Why the question:
Terrorism is a “crime against humanity”, said External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar recently addressing the High Level Segment of the 46th Session of Human Rights Council (HRC). Thus the question.
Key Demand of the question:
Explain the threats that the World is facing because of Terrrorism and suggest solutions to address the same.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
“Terrorism continues to be one of the gravest threats to humankind. It is a crime against humanity and violates the most fundamental human right, namely the ‘Right to Life’
Explain first how human rights agenda in the world is facing a major challenge from terrorism.
Discuss the issue of terrorism in detail, give examples to substantiate better.
Then suggest solutions such as – Stopping terrorism requires tackling issues such as foreign fighters, border controls and cutting off funds.
Present Indian case as well as that of world.
Conclude by suggesting both long term and short term solutions.