On the 11th of September 2001, i.e. no sooner had the third millenium begun, than every nation in the world began to reflect over its protection and to consider afresh its future political policies. ……. The misery inflicted by terrorist activity that India had been suffering through many years, boomed so powerfully into the face of the U.S.A. that it ended up scorching it completely. And the U.S.A., that had hitherto constantly turned a blind eye towards the evidence presented by India, was forced to roll up its sleeves and prepare to fight terrorism, the very terrorism that it had once nurtured and fostered.