We Are ONE World – Let us Establish PEACE
This February 2015, our USA President Barack Obama held a summit in Washington D.C. USA, on Countering Violent Extremism. This summit involved leaders from over 60 worldwide countries. They came together to unite to establish in the bonds of peace at this summit a peaceful world. Our USA President Barack Obama stated in his closing remarks that the terrorists known as the Islamic State, formerly ISIL or ISIS, is terrorizing the people of Syria and Iraq and engaging in unspeakable cruelty. The wanton murder of children, the enslavement and rape of women, threatening religious minorities with genocide, beheading hostages. Those whom align themselves with these terrorists murdered Egyptians in the Sinai Peninsula, and their slaughter of Egyptian Christians in Libya has shocked the world. Beyond the region, we’ve seen deadly attacks in Ottawa, Sydney, Paris, and now Copenhagen.
Elsewhere, Israelis have endured the tragedy of terrorism for decades. Pakistan’s Taliban has mounted a long campaign of violence against the Pakistani people that now tragically includes the massacre of more than 100 schoolchildren and their teachers. From Somalia, al-Shabaab terrorists have launched attacks across East Africa. In Nigeria and neighboring countries, Boko Haram kills and kidnaps men, women and children.
At the United Nations in September, I called on the international community to come together and eradicate violent extremism. And I challenged countries to come to the General Assembly this fall with concrete steps we can take together. And I’m grateful for all of you for answering this call.
Our USA President Obama has set in motion a movement to establish a peaceful world. Now we must in our community where we live rise up and come together and through community activism encourage our youth and citizens to denounce the easy way of killing people through acts of terrorism. We must encourage them to WORK in the bonds of peace to bring about peaceful solutions to our challenges we face now in the 21st Century and beyond.
Yes – WORK – Let us WORK together in the bonds of peace -This WORK can be hard – it can be frustrating – but far more world citizens choose to solve problems in the bonds of peace than those whom choose to bring about war by trying to solve problems through violent means. Hitler found out the world will fight back. He started the reign of his German Third Reich in 1933. We, the world, vanquished his evil Nazi State by 1945.
When will we vanquish the evil Islamic State and other violent terrorists groups?????
Let us unite in our community where we live to work together in the bonds of peace. This effort to be united for Peace and live in Peace will reach our young people to inspire them to WORK to build a world that is at peace.