PROTECT! Building a Global Network to Combat Terrorists

Discussion Paper | June 27, 2007

The world is failing in it's efforts undercut terrorist sentiment across the globe, to succeed a new multilateral political solution is needed to defeat globally networked terrorism.

The EastWest Institute’s 4th Worldwide Security Conference brought attention to two unfortunate realities. More than half of the 600 public officials and private sector participants, all of them involved in some way in counter-terrorism, felt that we are far from winning the long-term struggle against terrorism. Secondly, there was majority support for the view that terrorists are winning the propaganda war.