Terrorists aim to cause panic and fear.
It was during World War II, when US had struck the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with an atomic bomb. The bombing resulted in mass scale loss of human life and collateral damage. The after effects of the war are evident till date.
The Indo Pak relationship is entangled in a web of dicey plots. A subtle provocation from either side leads to exaggerated response from the other; almost always. The harmony in the sub-continent is disturbed within no time.
While some of the break-through inventions and discoveries had taken place in the 20th century; there were also undesirable effects of the changes, decisions and actions of that era.
World War III is a popular apocalyptic belief, so enormous in scale that if fought it will bring about the annihilation of our planet. The world has already seen two colossal wars: World War I and World War II. We know well that history has a habit of repeating itself so it is not really delusional to anticipate the mother of all wars – World War III.