TERRORISM DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – COVID 19. EVOLUTIONS AND FORECAST

  • Ion GANE
  • Costică VOICU Universitatea Națională de Apărare ”Carol”

Abstract

In the run-up to the Covid-19 pandemic, the world has witnessed a significant number of conferences, articles and opinions that have revolved around the same topic - RESILIENCE. Undoubtedly, a valid topic of discussion, but which lacked the current pandemic - Covid-19. The complex world we live in is facing a new thorny issue, consisting of a mixture of terrorist threats from ISIS and other terrorist organizations, to which has been added the worldwide virus - SARS-CoV 2 and which triggered the pandemic, which spread rapidly and with a major negative impact on the economies, finances and serious humanitarian problems of those in need. These threats have severely affected the security climate in various parts of the world, affecting all states, territories and the most vulnerable people.

The question is whether the world is ready to live in the new conditions. Do Europe and the rest of the world have a clear roadmap to respond to the new situation? The current situation has become a unique test to verify the unity of the EU and NATO, their capacity and readiness to return to the forefront of terrorism.

 

Keywords: Covid-19; ISIS; terrorism; Middle East; NATO; Europe.

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Published
2020-10-20
Section
Articole