Terrorism, the systematic use of violence to create a general climate of fear in a population. It is a worldwide problem and widespread around the world. It is a growing problem in this unstable world. Recently, a terrorist explosion occurred in an underground passageway near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, in midtown Manhattan near Times Square, New York City (United States of America). The explosion struck an underpass at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, one of the busiest transit hubs in New York. The entire Port Authority area was shut down and swarmed by police. Several people injured in the explosion.
Combating terrorism is no easy task. One of the greatest tools that can be used to combat terrorism is to simply get citizens involved and make sure they understand how important it is to report anything that is out of place. Security Agencies also play an important role in the protection of national security and in particular its protection against threats such as terrorism.