Innovative thinking would involve spending millions on development of communities
in pursuit of peace rather than billions on weaponry and destroying neighborhoods
in pursuit of militants.
Incisive thinking would include identifying and addressing the problems and plight
of those in desperation before the long festering problems develop into full scale
insurgencies and terrorists take advantage of the destabilized situation.
Independent thinking would be not to blindly follow the herd by buying billions of
dollars of arms and continuing to aid and abet reprehensible regimes in their commission
of state-sponsored terrorism. Independent thinking requires boldly supporting human
rights of all people under occupation and insisting on one standard to which all
nations and peoples should be held accountable.
Too many innocent persons among the general population are trapped in the middle
of various conflicts and numerous victims are blown up by terrorists and during anti-terrorism
For defense contractors, some government officials, countless terrorism “experts”,
terrorism researchers, security consultants, arms traffickers and militant outfits
it is party time as they are all having a blast.