Terrorist attacks make headlines, but policy-makers should be just as concerned about other forms of violence linked to organized crime and other criminal activities. In fact, violence is unfortunately increasing in our societies. There are also connected links between organized crime and terrorism. This is a worrying trend we need to address.
The increase of violence is a real and present danger to citizens all around the world, especially in some parts. International institutions should pay more attention to it. Some of them are starting to realize this. I am unfortunately convinced that I will return to this topic in the blog many times in the future, even though I hope that I am wrong. This is an article from World Economic Forum about this topic.