The most dreadful crisis of the present-day globe is the ever-increasing terrorism around the globe. It is the most alarming challenge of the present century. It has a disastrous effect experienced by all the nations of the world irrespective of their size,
prosperity, influence, position and power. It is fundamentally the use of threat or violence in order to achieve psychological effects in a particular target audience. The threat of terrorism is changing and
becoming more deadly. The twentieth century will be known for the emergence of the phenomenon of terrorism. So far as the modern terrorism are concerned it operates in an international level. It is
no longer confined to a particular region or country. It has become glohalized and operates in a network system. Since the world is faced with the newer versions of terror and the bio-terror it has become
imminent to the people all over the world to make due efforts towards appropriate deterrents against the development.
This is now up to all states to take due steps in this regard to make their people live in a more secure and peaceful environs. Since the present day terrorist are very well organized and more professional then their counterparts a decade ago, latest and modern techniques and procedure of safety and security should be introduced. The volume discusses all the above phenomenon of International Terrorism. This volume "International Terrorism: Challenges of Twenty-first Century" consists of 11 articles on different aspects of terrorism contributed by writers, researchers, academicians, and scholars from
different parts of India. They have tried their level best to present the updated, rationalized facts and the latest happenings in the area under discussion.
Author: Dasarathi Bhuyan