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What's the Best Way to Prevent Terrorism?

A caller from Iran talks to VOA via Skype about preventing terrorism.A caller from Iran talks to VOA via Skype about preventing terrorism.
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A caller from Iran talks to VOA via Skype about preventing terrorism.
A caller from Iran talks to VOA via Skype about preventing terrorism.
It's been 12 years since the United States and its allies launched the so-called "Global War on Terror" following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001
 
Despite this multinational effort to defeat al-Qaida and other militant groups, the threat of terrorism persists. We turned to people from around the world to ask what they think is the best way to prevent terrorism.  

Here are their thoughts from TALK2US, a VOA Learning English Skype chat:



To join the conversation, post your comments below or tweet your thoughts on how to prevent terrorism to @kwoodsome.

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by: Yoshi from: Sapporo
September 12, 2013 12:28 AM
I agree terrorism could be mainly triggered from retaliation to some opponents. Opponents means those who make terrorists get angry by doing or saying something disgusting them. So I think the best and minimal way to avoid terrorist attacks are to avoid denying their thoughts in one-sided way and keep trying to understad them through communication patiently. When they get angry, there are always reasons of discontents. Without eradicating such discontents, terrorism would not disappear. We shoud wise enough to select compromise to ease both side's discontent. Thank you.

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