It has been more than seven years till now from that dreaded attack on the World Trade Center. America was woken up - cruelly - by terrorists like Osama Bin Laden and Zawahiri who echoed India's concerns that terrorism was growing in the world and that India had a lot of threat.
The thing which the US took not so seriously - suddenly coined phrases like 'war on terror', 'war against terrorism'. 'Had the US listened to India's cry probably this 9/11 would have never existed' will also be wrong to say. Because such attacks take place whatever precautions you take. The same thing was noticed about the UK's bombings too.
But one feels sorry for those innocent people who lost their lives for no fault of theirs. But after all that's what terrorism is then. Killing the innocent. Even laws allow killing - hanging - the guilty, but no killing of the innocent. If that's happening it that way, then it can only be terror all the way.
Memories still might be fresh in their minds that had lost their family member, relatives, kin and friends. 'No terrorism is good or bad' were the words of Jasawant Singh - the Indian politician.
The NSG Waiver too has come just days before the 9/11.
Let's pray that this world really remains a good and safe place to live and that no 9/11 is repeated anywhere ever again.