In recent decades, the global community has been confronted with the phenomenon of terror as a means of protest. Even though terrorism is more commonplace in some regions than in others, all societies have become wary of its devastating impact. The threat posed by insurgents who seek to radically alter a nations' cultural, social, and political precepts has proven to be unpredictable, but efficient policy management can effectively safeguard potential targets and strengthen vulnerable weaknesses.
Matthew H. James, Keeping the Peace-British, Israeli, and Japanese Legislative Responses to Terrorism, 15 Penn St. Int'l L. Rev. 405 (1997).