Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/6926
Position Paper of the Republic of Malta
Topic A: Countering terrorism and violent extremism
The growing number of terrorist attacks all over the world deeply worries the Republic of Malta. Only a decade ago, the countries where such horrible events happened seemed like a far away, completely different world. Some years later, the terrorist threat has finally and with barbarous results reached Europe. While there had been cruel attacks on European cities before – Madrid in 2004 and London in 2005 to call only two examples – the way the terrorists execute their attacks has changed. While the world used to face a group of attackers who in most cases executed bombings, we now see ourselves confronted with an increasing number of “lone-wolves”. Most of them avoid contact with other people, making it hard for th...